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Are You on Edge?

These are my toes in the sand, next to my dad's. (It's a little blurry because we were trying to maintain balance at high tide on vacation last week) It's a privilege to spend time with him.  The older I get, the more aware I am of…

What the H$#@ is an SEO?

So, I got this text from my buddy Jason the other day.     Before we go on, let me give you some context.   Jason and I have had many conversations about how acronyms make communication difficult in organizations. …

When Do I Share My Story?

When I started this blog, I intended to stay away from things that were "too heavy" and "too personal."  I immediately found that my style doesn't lend itself to being anything but personal, so that was a fail.  Too heavy? That's something…

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…
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It's Not Easy Breaking Your Heart

You were supposed to get a different blog today. One that shouts from the rooftops about the people in my tribe. Celebrating them in all their glorious wonder. You'll have to wait for that one. Sometimes life doesn't go as planned; sometimes…
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How Not to Get Things Right

We're human, we make mistakes.  There's no secret sauce or magic trick that will help you get things right every time.  However, in our ever edited, social media "perfect" world it's hard to remember that.  If you've read anything of mine…

You're Just so... EFFUSIVE

Words have hurt me many times in my life. It was supposed to be my dream job, and I wanted to do my best.  I was about forty days in when I got the chance to meet my boss's favorite client.  She (my boss) couldn't say enough positive things…

Want to Play a Game?

Games are serious business in our household...

You're Trying Too Hard

  I was a freshman in college when learned my boyfriend's sister had a birthday coming up.  Anxious to impress her because she was important to him, I went out and promptly bought her a head to toe outfit from American Eagle.  Bath and…