radical candor

Radical Candor in HR

One of the biggest trends in HR right now is radical candor. Have you heard this phrase? According to Kim Scott, radical candor is the moral obligation of managers to care for each team member personally and challenge ’em to grow. Managers must provide feedback that is humble, helpful, immediate, and in person. If you’re…

About WorkHuman

Hi, everybody. I’m back from my crazy trip to Istanbul via London. I had a great time, but I’m exhausted. I went with my friend, Jennifer McClure. We have so many absurd stories that I’ll share next week. But right now I wanted to tell you that Jennifer is reading Thrive by Arianna Huffington. Have…

HR Tech Fest – Washington DC #hrtf16

Hi, everybody. Wanted to tell you about HR Tech Fest in Washington DC. HR has moved beyond its operational role and is fast transforming into a focused and disciplined strategic business function, and technology is the essential enabler of this transformation. Is your organization prepared?¬†Join us at HR Tech Fest to meet the best and…

DisruptHR Chicago #disruptHRChi

Hey, guys. I wanted to tell you about DisruptHR Chicago. I won’t be there, but it looks great. Disrupt is an information exchange designed to energize, inform and empower executives, business leaders and people in the HR field. Are you tired of the same old approach to Human Resources? Are you ready to start talking…

“Don’t Die”

I’m off to Istanbul. People keep telling me, “Don’t die.” As if I’ll get caught up in the Syrian conflict or the ongoing fight against radical extremism. Or maybe they think I’ll get hit by a truck. Those things might happen, but what’s the alternative? Stay home and be a middle-aged white woman who fears…

Beds

My husband and I can’t seem to agree on beds. We moved to North Carolina in 2008. We had a queen-sized Stearns & Foster mattress that was slowly turning into a taco. Every night, I slept in a saggy pocket of sadness. We eventually had a conversation about the bed in 2010 or 2011. I…