The Precariousness of a #WorkHuman Journey

It's just after 2 PM on Day 2 (and a-half) of Globoforce's WorkHuman event in Austin and I just walked back over to the Convention Center from my hotel. This hotel, which officially opened within the last several weeks, has a connecting skywalk that takes one from floor 2 of the hotel to floor 2 of

Is it Ever Time to STOP Chasing a Dream?

The internet, magazines and even the backs-of-cereal-boxes are filled with inspirational messages, stories and exhortations. Quotes abound as HR bloggers, career coaches and life style experts share words of encouragement: “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” Les Brown “11 Reasons Why You Should Dream Big”  Robert

The Power of Many. The Power of ONE.

Every now and again I dig into the archives. Here's a post from 2012. Still true.  ********* Last week, in the manner that these things occur, there was a picture making the rounds on Facebook that poked fun (in an amusing way with just a dash of profanity) of the old cliché “there’s no ‘I’ in team.” Which

Here’s What Talent Agility Looks Like (redux)

Mary managed a small team consisting of 3 employees. The positions they held were coveted jobs in a small but well-known company. With few exceptions these employees tended to be entry-level professionals who used these jobs to launch their careers – ultimately moving on to bigger and better things at other organizations. Even though

Take Me to the Leaderboard – #HRTF16

I was en route to #HRTF16 last night, playing a round of Cookie Jam on my iPad, and got to thinking how just a few years ago heading off to an HR technology event meant there would be lots of chatter (and sessions) devoted to gamification. Remember that? We were told that every aspect of