Emotional Blind Spots

Sometimes I am afraid that I might be the last to know. The last to know what? I dunno. Nothing in particular. Everything. My fear of being the last to know is my emotional blind spot. An emotional blind spot is an area in your life where your judgment is impaired, obstructed or obscured. When…

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Inspirational Quotes About Recruiting

You ever wonder what recruiting and marketing professionals talk about via email? We talk about a lack of inspirational quotes in our industry. No, really. This is true. Who works hard to inspire us, dammit? (Nobody, that’s who.) So I grabbed a bunch of photos and had some fun. Enjoy!   You feeling inspired? Make your…

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The Conference Board Review

Some of my readers know me as a former human resources lady. Some of you know me as a blogger. But a surprising number of my readers are senior executives and communications experts who found me through my work with The Conference Board. For five years, I wrote a column in The Conference Board Review that…

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Cat Food

A friend of mine told me that she buys cat food at the grocery store. She buys whatever is on sale. Yes, her cat is barfy. She is not sure what to do. She asked, “What do you feed your cats?” That’s a complicated question. I have a cat who cannot tolerate grain. He loves…

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Summer Travel Recommendations for All Generations

Do you want summer travel recommendations from a woman who always has a great summer? That’s me. I’ve got recommendations for you based on generational stereotypes that are bandied about in your local HR department. All travel scenarios involve a lot of laughs, decent champagne, and a good group of travel friends. If you have those, you…

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