My Friends are Burned Out

Hello, everybody, I’m home from Las Vegas and in “hurricane prep” mode. I’m snacking and doing laundry. I’ll be making book recommendations on Twitter, later today, so be sure to follow me for round the clock coverage of my ordinary life. I’m also reflecting on my whirlwind trip to Las Vegas. By the time the…

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What Am I Doing in Las Vegas?

There’s a hurricane headed my way, and I’m sitting in my hotel room killing a few hours before heading to the airport. I’m thinking about all the times I’ve come to Las Vegas for technology conferences and human resources events that promise to change the world and make employees happy, and then all the times…

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Be an Influencer, Fight Parkinson’s

Hey, everybody. My industry — human resources technology — is full of experts, thought leaders and influencers. Every industry has people who move the needle, either behind the scenes or out in public, and HR is no different. Think of all the beauty bloggers, crafty moms on Pinterest, and fitspo Instagrammers. Up until recently, nobody…

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Career Advice: Get More Sleep

You’re not getting enough sleep. After twenty years of working in the field of human resources, I think that lack-of-sleep accounts for a majority of work-related problems and conflicts. I have an inbox of inquiries from readers who can’t get along with coworkers, have difficulty articulating their ideas, and can’t connect with a sense of…

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