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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Connect & Grow: Donald Knight

I’m back with our “Connect & Grow” series, featuring remarkable HR leaders making a difference in our ever-evolving industry. Today, I’m thrilled to introduce you to my friend Donald Knight, an Atalnta-based executive with a proven track record of driving results and transforming organizations. Donald is currently the Chief People Officer at Greenhouse Software, leading…

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Professional Development Redefined: The Shift to Self-Leadership

Is professional development broken? In an age where leadership skills are highly coveted in the workplace, it’s important to challenge some long-standing assumptions about how we develop leaders within our organizations. One such notion is that companies tend to promote employees into management roles without adequately preparing them for the leadership responsibilities that come with…

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