Dump Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins said something stupid about the #MeToo movement and then, shocking nobody, offered a tone-deaf apology. Are we really surprised? Tony Robbins is a piece of garbage who has been defrauding dreamers and doers for countless decades. And it’s time for conference organizers, advertisers, and even readers to drop Tony Robbins for a better…

Jobs of the Future

Jobs of the near-term future will have three components: dream, create, perform. Each part is interwoven and material to the whole.  Dreaming is the precursor to doing great things. What differentiates humans from bots and algorithms is our ability to imagine. While robots can be programmed for artistic talent, they can’t aspire beyond their designed consciousness.…

New HR Job Board

I’ve been traveling all over, this spring, attending conferences and networking with amazing talent-focused business leaders. One thing that’s true for every event? Almost everybody is looking for a new job. I’ve had hundreds of in-person conversations since the beginning of the year with HR folks who are miserable. Complaining incessantly about their leadership teams.…

Let’s Fix Work

Work is broken. I’m here to fix it. Every two weeks, I’m bringing you interviews and insights from my friends — people who are changing the world, taking risks and showing up every damn day to say NO to corporate bullshit, misogyny, institutional racism and everything else that is wrong with how we earn our…

I See How You’ve Changed

I’m fascinated by people who change their lives. I was lucky enough to see a bunch of friends and colleagues at my friend’s 40th birthday party, last summer. These are bloggers, speakers and HR professionals whom I knew when I was younger but haven’t hung out with in many years. What was clear at that…

Student Protests & Gun Violence

I’m here for student protests. Have passion? Make a statement. The louder, the better. What I don’t love are school-sponsored “student protests” that hop on the bandwagon and co-opt the non-specific negative feelings about guns and turn raw emotion into an adult-centered activity focused on bullshit concepts like community and togetherness. Listen, community and togetherness…