Category Archives: HR Profession

Shiny Objects, Blue Oceans, & Rap…Oh My!

Innovation innovation innovation. Our world drips with innovation. Some of it is BIG innovation – Siri, SpaceX Dragon, Brain-Controlled Robotics, Spanx for Men. But while we hear less about it, most of it is LITTLE innovation. Incremental advancement. In fact, what makes many organizations (and the people behind them) so damn successful is their relentless…

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The Solution is the Best Part of the Problem

I dig it when a TrenchHR pro takes the time to send me a guest post. Some are testing their writing skills, others are looking for a place to spout off, and others are just interested in being part of the conversation. Either way, I’m happy to give them the platform. Michael Danubio is one…

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We Lose Sleep, Others Lose Their Lives

U.S. Memorial Day is upon us. A good time to hit the pools, BBQ, and drink. What U.S. holiday would be complete without those things? I always find this a great time, though, to reflect upon the value and importance of what we do every day. It’s tough for me to keep things in perspective…

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Either You Smoke or You Don’t

Cozy Carlisle from “Dead Again” – artfully played as only Robin Williams could – shared a piece of wisdom that I’ve held on to since he threw it at me from the big screen 20 years ago. And it’s this: “Someone is either a smoker or a nonsmoker. There’s no in-between. The trick is to…

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Guest Post: Keep your Head

Michael Mullady, PHR  has over 10 years of HR experience and currently provides HR Business Partner Support for the American Cancer Society’s National Office in Atlanta, GA. Mike has – like many of us – intersected with a Hot Head or two along the way. And he reminds us that we have to be on the…

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