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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Perfecting Professional Conferences: Inclusivity, Innovation, and Impact

I’m just back from Chicago, where the good folks at the American Educational Research Association hosted a dual-component annual meeting where people could come together online and virtually to hear the best ideas in the industry. You couldn’t ride an elevator without hearing attendees gush about the event. From learning opportunities to networking events, these…

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Disclosing Invisible Disabilities in the Workplace: Should You Reveal Your Diagnosis?

Over my coaching career, I’ve worked with clients diagnosed with invisible disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, chronic fatigue disorder, and depression. Some want to know when it’s appropriate to notify their employer of their conditions, while others are curious about disclosing their disabilities during a job search. Their questions are valid but involve…

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