Opioid Addiction is Real

My friend, Lars Schmidt, lost his brother to an opioid addiction. I always wonder — how does that happen? Where does that begin? If you’re middle-class and generally educated, how do things go wrong? Well, it goes wrong pretty easily. Or so I’m told. If you’re interested in learning more about opioid addiction — how…

HR and Slack

About a year ago, many of my clients became sick of email and asked me to join them over on Slack. What is Slack? Well, it’s basically inter-office-email plus AOL instant messenger plus storage for files. You can do emoji, and there are folders called “channels.” So it pretty much feels like email 2.0 to…

I Have No Equal

A couple of months ago, I attended an event where a bunch of HR ladies discussed talent-related topics and drank champagne and ros√©. (It’s too bad. I didn’t know that bubbles had jumped the shark.) I jumped the shark a long time ago, and I never say no to free champagne. So I joined the…