Just Being Friendly

Just Being Friendly

Fifty women have come forward claiming sexual harassment from Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood producer and former studio executive. The allegations of harassment date back 20 years and Hollywood turned a blind eye to this abhorrent behavior. In Fiscal 2017, Fox News has...
A Do-Over!

A Do-Over!

I recently had a coaching conversation with an employee at a client company. We discussed a difficult situation that had occurred and the employee asked “Can I have a do-over”? I asked what she meant and what would she “do-over”? The employee...
The Other Side

The Other Side

To all who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey, you are in my prayers. To the friends and clients in Houston who are in my life, you are in my thoughts. This is the first time in seven years I have not written a blog post for “What the Hecht”? Next week you will...
Call the Whole Thing Off!

Call the Whole Thing Off!

You say either and I say either You say neither and I say neither Either, either, neither, neither Let’s call the whole thing off You like potato and I like potahto You like tomato and I like tomahto Potato, potahto, tomato, tomahto Let’s call the whole...
INDEPENDENCE!

INDEPENDENCE!

As we enter the holiday weekend, Independence Day a.k.a. 4th of July, I asked myself what the word really meant? It is defined as a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and...
Checking Me Out!?

Checking Me Out!?

A number of clients have recently asked whether they can “check out” candidates social media prior to the interview? According to recent surveys, about 50% of employers/managers “check out” applicants and candidates social media during the hiring process. Employers...