Gender Pay Gap

Gender Pay Gap

Thinking about women and compensation…   A recent conversation got me curious about the gender pay gap. In just a few minutes of research, I confirmed that: It’s existed for centuries…or longer. It first became an item of political interest in the 1860s. By...
Thoughts on downsizing

Thoughts on downsizing

Thoughts on downsizing…   During my HR executive career, I had many more opportunities to help my employers with downsizing drills than I care to remember. Today, it seems news of company layoffs permeates the professional landscape. If you’ve ever...
Resistance

Resistance

Resistance   My word of the year is “RECEIVE.” And this year, rather than just focus on the word in a general way, I’ve committed to some actions I can take throughout the year to live it more fully. (You can read about it here.) So far the daily practice of...
Career Regrets

Career Regrets

Do you have career regrets?   66% of participants in a recent survey said they have career regrets. And in most cases they were what Daniel Pink (in his book, The Power of Regret) calls “boldness regrets.” That is, people most often regret what they didn’t do but...
Executive Success

Executive Success

Executive Success: Rules of Engagement in the C-Suite   Are you an executive in your company, or someone who aspires to an executive level role? It’s not the success everyone dreams of attaining, and that’s okay. If you think it might be for you, read on. (And if...
2024 Word of the Year

2024 Word of the Year

My 2024 Word of the Year   I’ve zeroed in on my new word for the year. And I’m right on schedule, since it usually takes me most of January. I pulled my inspiration from the book, The Go-Giver. In it, authors Bob Burg and John David Mann outline “Five Laws of...
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