Earlier today, my family—like millions of other families—began the new school year. In our case, we had a fresh batch of eager kids ready to get to their campuses (I’ll come back to that in a moment; I know it might seem a bit peculiar to some readers). With a high school sophomore who went in one … Read More »
Today’s insight focuses on an important part of our fabric. It’s calling again and again and while we’re able to ignore it for a while; its power can overtake us in a moment of weakness.
Sure, I’m talking pizza-hot or cold! But what’s my pizza got to do with this political and religious stuff you lead … Read More »
The late Tip O’Neil, Speaker of the House, is credited with declaring that “All politics is local”. This may be a quaint notion designed to remind policy makers that addressing needs of individuals, families and their communities should be a guiding principal at all levels of government. But, given its discourse, we must ask ourselves … Read More »
Giving your boss feedback can be a scary thing especially if the feedback is negative or as I call it an opportunity for growth. To prepare yourself for this task, first think of the feedback as an opportunity for growth for both you and your boss. If your boss is able to accept this feedback … Read More »
Prior to starting my Consulting business, one of the most common things that I heard from other women was that they felt overlooked when it came to personal development services. The objectives of my business include delivering a platform for women on an individual basis that will provide them with access to the assistance which … Read More »
Statistics are everywhere if we choose to look. However, more than half of the companies seem to look the other way regarding employee engagement
The cost is simple-retention goes down, employees leave for a “better fit and feeling” and you’re left with the arduous task of filling more positions.
Training the new hires cost money too even … Read More »
Are you having a hard time launching your IT career or has your resume been floating around without many bites? Even worse, have recruiters called about exciting new opportunities, yet you didn’t have the technical certifications required for the position?
Certifications aren’t only desired to show that you possess a specific body of knowledge or skill, … Read More »
Job interviews are stressful by nature.
The stakes are high, as one wrong move could cost you gainful employment, and the stress of that situation is compounded by the fact that many other candidates are doing their best to make themselves look better than you.
If you know what to expect and how to handle yourself during … Read More »
During this current political campaign season, and some others in recent years, we’ve seen several recording artists who have balked at the use of a particular song they have recorded when is has been used at a political rally. As recently as this summer, for example, the Rolling Stones and the estate of George Harrison … Read More »
At the same time every month, you know it will appear. You begin with anticipation, then delight, but soon fear. What will I say this time, what can I possibly write to 7 million readers, that’s what brings the fright.
Michael Hurwitz soon comes calling, an email from L.A. Our many readers at Gov. Talk, are … Read More »