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How to Keep Your Expectations Reasonable

I got an email from a speaker friend the other day asking; "How do speakers know when they've made a meaningful impact?  I feel like my only measurement for success would be a standing ovation, people weeping at my content or maybe a parade...these…

Are You Competing or Adding?

A couple of weeks ago, I attended DisruptHR Indy, a TED talk-inspired event focused on disrupting the world of human resources. I was there to support one of my clients and to cheer on all the other speakers, several who are good friends of…

You're Just so... EFFUSIVE

Words have hurt me many times in my life.  There's one word, though, that hurt more than all the others. It was supposed to be my dream job, and I wanted to do my best.  I was about forty days into the job when it happened. I got the chance…
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Inextricably Tied

The text came as I was leaving a meeting today.   It was from a friend, telling our group that she and her husband had suffered a tragic loss... again.  My heart broke into a thousand pieces for her, for her husband. I texted her that I…