This morning, I decided to take a new path on my run. For the past couple of months, I have been running in the mornings. With a little different morning routine and with more daylight, the morning runs have been a nice change in my running routine. It also requires me to be very disciplined … More Take a New Path
I’m not a huge NBA fan, but I do follow it casually. Hey, it’s sports and I like sports. And when stories involve my hometown Indiana Pacers, I pay attention. Yesterday, Pacers superstar Paul George stated his intentions to leave the organization after next season. His contract expires and he will hit free agency. As … More The NBA and Honest Conversations
I’m running a triathlon at the end of July. It’s considered a “super sprint” and the distances are not IronMan-worthy, but they are enough to get my heart pumping. I don’t plan to deviate from my running goal and the only swimming I will do will be on race morning. I need to get used … More Some Skills Never Go Away
This Sunday will be the start of the annual Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) annual conference in New Orleans. For HR professionals like me, this is the Super Bowl of our year. It’s a time where HR people from all over the world get together to learn, to develop some relationships, and to have a … More All In at SHRM17 (From A Distance)
I was recently speaking with a new colleague and, after our discussion, she said, “Wow, you’re so organized!” I nearly choked on my coffee. That may have been the first time in my life that I’ve heard someone refer to me as organized. If you read all of the Forbes and Inc. articles of the … More Are You Organized?
I take the train to work and, every summer, the cars get a little more occupied. It’s summer intern season and the college kids flock to the city in their best business dress to seek that golden resume builder. For some, this is their first internship experience. For others, their 2nd or even 3rd. Entry-level … More Do You Remember Your Summer Job?
I really look forward to the weekend. No, this is not a cliche. I look forward to the weekend because it gives me time to renew and refresh. Time to do something a little different than the Monday-through-Friday HR thing. I get the chance to work on some projects or hobbies that I otherwise don’t … More Weekends are for Renewal