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’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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Why Wait 20 Years to Report Harassment?

Hi, everybody! It’s January, and I’m pleased to see that the #MeToo movement hasn’t become the everybody-hates-men-circus that people predicted. Although it’s never too late for the bottom to fall out, I suppose. Instead, many people are having serious discussions about how companies can protect all workers from abuse and harassment. TLNT is hosting an…

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