Who Are “They”? Multi-generations in the Workplace!

Who Are “They”? Multi-generations in the Workplace!

How do I manage “them”? What are “they” thinking? How do I sell to “them”? You might be wondering “who” is “them”? “Them” is anyone who is unlike you! As an HR and Training professional, I frequently receive calls from clients asking how to bridge the chronological...
My Parents Were Right-Mentoring Lessons!

My Parents Were Right-Mentoring Lessons!

Have you ever had this experience? Someone says or does something and you hear your parents voice in your head making a comment that they may have said 10 years, 30 years, or 50 years ago? In an instant, you become your parents. I don’t mean carrying a jacket in...
Falling Off the Bicycle!

Falling Off the Bicycle!

I recently took a vacation to Key West and tried to cram a lot  into a few days. It was one of those,  visit eight European countries in four-day types of trips. One day I rode my bicycle  all over the Conch Republic, paddle boarded for two hours, and visited museums....
Throwing the Bouquet!

Throwing the Bouquet!

I was recently on a flight and sat next to newlyweds on their way to their honeymoon. I asked about the wedding, and they were excited to share their joy through a vivid description of the event. Join me…and no need to get dressed up! Just imagine, you are...
An HR Horror Story – Passion vs. Policy!

An HR Horror Story – Passion vs. Policy!

I am a vegan, yes, one of “those” folks who gets excited over a head of broccoli. I frequent restaurants that allow me to use a platter for my salad. As a “regular”, I know the employees and they know me. I recently visited one of my favorite...
LONELY LUNCH

LONELY LUNCH

I recently developed and trained a class for senior leaders titled “Building High Performance Teams”. The discussions were lively and focused on leadership skills, team dynamics, engagement, coaching, and the relationship matrix. When discussing teams, I stated that...