Month: October 2018

  • The Perfect Pass, and I Dropped the Ball

    I was given the perfect opening, and I dropped the ball. It’s really odd. I had my HR Summit presentation for the Greater Valley Forge Human Resources Association finished a couple months before I had to deliver it. I had plenty of time to learn it. I switched things around several times, including at the […]

  • Ditch the Drama – Part 2 Recap of the PA Conference for Women 2018

    The breakout session spoke to me: “Ditch Workplace Drama and Drive Results” Oh, Hallelujah! Now, it has been a long time since I had to deal with drama with any regularity, having not been a full-time employee for over 12 years. However, even as a subcontractor and volunteer, just the interacting with other humans for […]

  • Kick Glass – Part 1 Recap of the PA Conference for Women 2018

    It seems to start earlier and get more crowded every year, though I think last year was a record when Michelle Obama was one of the keynote speakers. The trains are always full…of women, many craving the keys to the kingdom, or just to a better way of working and living that’s more – them. […]

  • 6 Ways You Can Kill Others’ Enthusiasm to Help You

    I’ll be honest; I’ve done some of these myself. Not only might you say the same thing, but you might also recognize when you have tried to help others, but they killed your enthusiasm to help them. If you know me, you know that I share the following with total love and support and only […]

  • When Someone Slanders You At Work

    I was bullied and picked on as a kid, and there were things I wish I had understood then that might have led me to spend fewer days broken and miserable by it, though I also see that was part of my journey now. #1 – “Other people’s opinions of you are none of your […]