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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Trump, Truth and HR

Trump HR is a different kind of HR. You may have heard the news that Donald Trump finally signed the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund extension. Thank goodness. Those heroes deserve it. Future first-responders shouldn’t have to worry about our government’s commitment to their wellbeing. While signing the bill, Trump also said, “I was down there…

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Problems versus Dilemmas

Do you know the difference between a problem and a dilemma?  Recently I welcomed Dan Cockerell to the show. Once upon a time, Dan was the VP of Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom. He is now an Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker, and Leadership Mentor. We talked about problems versus dilemmas at length. He summed up…

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