Leading with Love

Are you a leader? If so, then you are probably accustomed to not only living and operating under sets of rules but most likely imposing rules on others. After all, we have to have order in life and business, right? While that is true, there are many principles that can be applied to exactly how…

UR Being Watched at Work

If the world is engaged in stalker-culture, it’s because companies started it. At first, your organization was slow to embrace the internet. If you have time to lean, you have time to clean. If you had to have a computer, they sure as hell weren’t gonna let you shop on Zappos or check out your…

How to Be Authentic At Work

In a recent episode of Let’s Fix Work, we had the opportunity to examine being authentic at work. That’s a really important topic to consider. We all have different roles in our lives, and it’s so important to be true to who we really are. But how do we do that at work? We need…

Let’s Fix Work By Doing BETTER At Work

I recently welcomed Max Yoder to the Let’s Fix Work podcast. Max is the Co-Founder and CEO of Lessonly, an online service that provides bite-sized learning with big impact to today’s trainers, managers, and subject-matter experts. I have to tell you, Max is a CEO who’s trying to get it right.  He’s not just a…

Employee Experience and a Distributed Workforce

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Ultimate Software, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. The big buzz in the world of HR is the concept of a distributed workforce. A distributed workforce is a workforce that reaches beyond the restrictions of the conventional office environment. These are FTEs, PT workers, temps, consultants, freelancers,…

On Being Early to Ideas in HR

I spoke at my first American human resources conference in 2008. George W. Bush was still president. Foreclosures were in the news and layoffs were rampant. We didn’t have universal access to healthcare and people were going bankrupt due to medical bills and prescription drug prices. The mortgage crisis was imminent, and the economic growth…