Tumblr, Selfies and Truth

I have a Tumblr account that is a clusterfuck of epic proportions. I follow bands, art museums, scientists, authors, and a large group of teenagers who hate themselves but always share life-affirming quotes. I follow men who like bunnies and women who are always on diets. And I drop in on a ton of fitness…

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Murder Cheese

I love running, but I am an inconsistent runner. Right now, I am tired. My body is a little sore. I have been taking it easy on myself. I signed up to run the TarHeel 10 Miler, last weekend, but I considered skipping it. Who would know? Who would care?! But I decided to pick…

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The Cobbler’s Children Go Unshod

The one thing I’ve learned about being a solopreneur is that the cobbler’s children go unshod. I am helping a few HR technology companies create and implement progressive marketing strategies. I am coaching a few young women on how to be more effective human resources leaders. I am headed down to SHRM ATL to help…

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Human Resources Conference Speakers

I am excited to return to Grand Cayman on May 14 where I’ll keynote the 11th Annual CISHRP Conference. Let me get a few things out of the way. Yes, there are HR professionals in Grand Cayman. Yes, they have a conference. Yes, they are always looking for good human resources conference speakers like you.…

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Personal Branding

I am excited to keynote RecruitDC and talk about personal branding. As many of you know, I don’t believe in personal brands. You are not a bottle of laundry detergent. You have a soul. I’m skeptical about the concept of “personal branding” because it can go south pretty quickly. I have a bunch of friends…

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The Hustle Economy

I am about to Hustle Up the Hancock. I am pretty psyched. Last year, I ran up those flippin’ stairs in 21 minutes. I would like to break 20 minutes in 2014. I’ve been thinking about the way we use the word “hustle” in this country. When I was a kid, it meant two things.…

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