Holiday Parties – That’s the Spirit!

Yes, it’s that time of year again when holiday parties abound. I haven’t been to a honest-to-goodness office holiday party in years – it’s no fun partying with your boss when in this case your boss is yourself  :) – but I have been to a couple of academic holiday gatherings. Those were tame; the… [read more]

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Presenting…with the Brain

I happened to get my hands on a copy of the January 2012 issue of Convene, a trade mag for the conference planning profession and was leafing through it when I came across an article about the 2011 NeuroLeadership Summit, which was held in late November in San Francisco.  The conference brought together neuroscientists and… [read more]

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It’s Back to School Week for the Carnival of HR!

Now that summer is officially over, we need to get our brains back into high gear to tackle a new work year. This edition of the Carnival of HR does just that by passing along a wonderful grade book full of content that all HR pros and employees need to be effective in the work… [read more]

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye – HR Florida’s State Conference is Coming!

It’s a record breaker. IT’S ANOTHER  RECORD BREAKER! I hope you’re getting ready to join over 1,700 people at the 2012 HR Florida State Conference & Expo in Orlando, which starts Monday, August 27. If you want to be in on the fun, head over to www.hrflorida.org to register. State conference director Dana Chatelain (@DanaChatel)… [read more]

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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

Can dogs lie?  No, I don’t mean hanging around on the sofa but actually communicate a falsehood?  Curiosity was killing the cat, so to speak, so I put the question to the Dali Lama of the Internet to see what I could find out. I didn’t find much.  Not even my fav Cesar Millan really… [read more]

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