Guest Bloggers


Do Nice Guys Really Finish Last?

by | October 31, 2014

As I work on a high-stakes campaign for federal office, I’m struck by two dichotomies. How absolutely gracious and friendly people can be as well as how ugly, hateful and judgmental. This goes for the general public and the candidates, campaign staff and volunteers. Having been in the business 20 yrs or so, it seems to me this is universal and irrespective of locale, geography or demographics.

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It’s the Little Things That Count

by | October 10, 2014

I recently took an Uber to a meeting and the driver said something that really struck me. He told me how he’d just finished vacuuming the car out right before picking me up. A recent customer had clipped her fingernails […]

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Can People Really Change?

Can People Really Change?

by | October 3, 2014

I get asked this question a lot when I do one-on-one sensitivity training sessions. These situations typically arise when a very valuable or very senior person (or both) engages in some kind of problematic behavior (e.g., inappropriate or unprofessional comments, bullying behavior, harassment). The employer wants to keep said employee but try to rehabilitate him or her.

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Working in Boystown

by | August 8, 2014

The world is full of beautiful, giving people. The world also has more than its fair share of people filled with negativity. The trick is to retain – no, grow your own inner beauty no matter what the people around you do […]

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A Tale of Two NLRBs

by | July 2, 2014

If you’ve been paying attention to legal compliance issues, you know that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been a thorn in the side of many, many employers in the past few years.  The following case is illustrative: Nick […]

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