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Welcome to Laurieruettimann.com/blog, 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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Be Your Own HR

People think HR is there to help workers, no matter how often you tell them otherwise.  It’s not like employees are stupid. Intellectually, they know HR is there to do two things: Pay people and protect the company from lawsuits. Everything else is fake-work created by an industry of consultants who realized that a bigger…

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2022 Resolutions

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally moves me to reflect and take action. This post is all about 2022 resolutions. I began a new training regimen with a running coach in 2021. He’s a natural athlete, a talented…

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2021 Regrets

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally moves me to reflect and take action. This post is all about 2021 regrets. I had a pretty good writing habit up until COVID, and maybe even a little longer than that.…

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2021 Failure

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally moves me to reflect and take action. This post is all about 2021 failure. I hate writing this particular type of post because of reader feedback. Year after year, I write about…

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