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Sep 8th, 2014 Human Resources

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the (somewhat overused) metaphor “rock star,” usually bandied about when someone is trying to quickly summize an unbelievable talent. An interesting metaphor, to be sure, considering the history of behavior by actual rock stars, […]

man-card
Aug 25th, 2014 Human Resources

I’m not what you’d call a “handy” guy, i.e., I can’t fix jacksquat. It’s actually a well known meme in our house; whenever something does need to be fixed, if my wife can’t fix it, I’m hiring someone to fix it. […]

hr-whos-your-data
Jun 25th, 2014 Human Resources

Hide the women and children, “Big Data” is coming. Big Freaking Data; a lot of it, from a lot of places, all coming at a rapid pace. Internal and external information sharing the same spreadsheet, looking backwards is now looking […]

flying-monkey
May 5th, 2014 Human Resources

Nobody ever under-sells the size of the fish they caught. How many of your employees share their confidential information with each other? Specifically, their compensatory information. For whatever reason, the discussion of salary and bonus amongst co-workers is no longer […]

 
 

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Jun 30th, 2014 Change Management

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    Jack is the name, Oboe is the game...chewing his reed like a cool hillbilly #dragons

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    “Man looks in the abyss, there’s nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.”  Wall Street, 1987 “Candidate sends a resume into the abyss, there’s no response […]

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    Oct 16th, 2014 No Comments

    “If you want to know what’s inside something, just squeeze.” – Whitaker wisdom, date unknown. Grow up in Texas and you’ll pick up any number of colloquialisms, parables, metaphors, and the like…sometimes, you even invent them. This one is a family favorite, passed […]

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    I never take it for granted that I’m able to work from my home. But be forewarned, it does take discipline, and challenges exist within. Here’s a quick tip from me #BehindTheScenes. For the lion’s share of the day, I’m […]

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    I never take it for granted that I’m able to work from my home. But be forewarned, it does take discipline, and challenges exist within. Here’s a quick tip from me #BehindTheScenes. For the lion’s share of the day, I’m […]

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    Oct 16th, 2014 Current Events

    “If you want to know what’s inside something, just squeeze.” – Whitaker wisdom, date unknown. Grow up in Texas and you’ll pick up any number of colloquialisms, parables, metaphors, and the like…sometimes, you even invent them. This one is a family favorite, passed […]

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