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Every Job Will Have Something You Hate – Don’t Complain

Twenty years ago, few people thought former Heavyweight Champion Boxer, Mike Tyson would be full of wisdom.  Like this quote – “Doing what you hate to do, but doing it like you love it” – Mike Tyson Similarly, twenty years ago the thought of writing a blog post on a Saturday afternoon would be the last thing I wanted to do but here I…

See Something, Say Something? (The Astros)

I know it’s still Football season, but Baseball has stolen the backpage headlines with an epic cheating scandal. Today, I will spin a cautionary tale of seeing something and saying something for all my HR peeps… Getting an edge or cutting corners can start out innocently but can eventually lead to crossing the line. And then there is the BRO code, or for those…

If Someone Apologizes for Something, You Should Accept it.

Stuff happens. We make bad decisions. We do stupid stuff. Sometimes it all ends with us having to apologize for being dumb or just not thinking straight at that moment. So, we apologize. For a while now I’ve been watching people do stupid stuff, apologizing, but those who are receiving the apology are not accepting it. Instead, they refuse to accept the apology and…

Something Extraordinary Happened When I Started Sending This Email

A few years ago I began the habit of getting up earlier and writing in my journal, taking the time to be reflective, appreciative, and grateful. I went over my goals each morning and my values. I devoted time to reading stories and quotations that inspired me. Finding, reading, and journaling about these pieces of inspiration soon became an integral part of my morning…

Employee Betrayal is Something You Never Get Over

You probably missed this recently, another lawsuit, another former employee ‘allegedly’ stealing company secrets and taking them to their new employer who just happens to be developing the same or similar product as their past employee. This one is interesting because it evolves one of the company that everyone in tech seems to want to work for, Tesla. Here the information on the lawsuit:…

Want Something? Just Ask

Use websites and resources like PayScale.com, Salary.com, Indeed.com, and Glassdoor to research industry standards and trends, compare internal and external salaries, and identify other best practices. Having these numbers at your fingertips will allow …