Your Brand’s Story Is Already Written

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What happens when the story is already written? I got to thinking about this reading an interesting piece suggesting that no matter what really happened, the debate story was already written. Not getting political, talking about pre-conceived notions. As perception […]

Social Media At Work. Not So Fast.

Social media at work is not always the best idea. Social Media Policies Are Important They protect the brand. They protect the employee. (Hootsuite has a good how-to for writing a smart company social media policy.) I’ve read all kinds of employee social […]

Dear Human Resources: Brains Are Not Paper


Brains on paper. That’s what a resume, or a PDF upload, is. NOT. If I Only Had A Brain… Every time I see the “More Than Brains” ad for University of Phoenix I think, wrong. The commercial draws viewers in with the […]

Being a Good Employee: You’re Doing It Wrong.

I’ve always been a good employee and a (would-be) overachiever. More accurately I’m an over-doer, trying for ‘greatness’ which is why I’ve edited this post too much and need to hit ‘publish’ already. Ahem. The Catch. Always one of those. Any […]

In Memoriam: The 9-to-5 Workday

Among the many losses of 2016, the perfunctory 9-to-5 workday bid its final farewell after an oft reported, slow death. Born of the Industrial and Intellectual ages, the 9-to-5 was a bygone reminder of simpler times. It prompted nightmare commutes, […]

Blogging: Planned or Canned?


Reading a post on the State of Blogging, got me thinking. How I Blog I consider this a blog. Why? There’s comments. Sometimes. There are no ads (though not always a deal breaker). I’m not blogging for or as my […]