Welcome to, the destination for all your workplace issues. As a thought leader, I tackle topics such as diversity and inclusion, employee well-being, and putting an end to toxic work cultures. This blog features content from the Punk Rock HR Podcast, the “Betting On You” book, and the upcoming “Corporate Drinker” book and show.

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I Wanted Instagram Cats

I am doing 2018 differently. This year, I knocked out all three annual cat exam visits in January. Over the past ten days, I hauled each of my girls to the office and went through the checklist of shit that might be wrong. They’re all in exceptional health. Roxy is a terrorist kitten. Molly lost…

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I’m 43

Hello, everybody. Today is my birthday. I’m 43. That’s about six in dog years. (No, wait, it might be 200. Do you multiply or divide?) I woke up this morning and wanted to turn my blog into a fundraising vehicle for Hustle Up the Hancock, but then I remembered that most of you have already…

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