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Mar 13

Sackett’s Top 10 Fast Food foods of All Time

So, I’m a big fan of sportswriter Bill Simmons. I love his writing and his podcast. About a year ago he started a website called The Ringer that basically develops sports and pop culture content, and last week they released a list of the Top 50 Fast Foods of all time. On his pod, Simmon’s […]

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Jan 26

I’m not an “Us” or a “Them”

Politics are ruining my friendships. Look, I don’t really want to know what you care about, because most of us care about crazy shit that others don’t understand, or can’t understand. You getting me to understand your crazy, probably isn’t a good thing! I have true friends who are pro-life. I love these friends. I don’t […]

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Jan 11

Help Me Name My New Podcast

Every once in a while in life you get really lucky and find a true friend. Back about eight years ago I had that happen in the strangest of circumstances. I was running talent acquisition at Sparrow Health System when I found an HR blog written named The HR Capitalist, written by Kris Dunn. The […]

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Jan 1

2017 Isn’t Your New Beginning

Okay, 2017 might be your new beginning, but for most people, it won’t be. January 1, 2017, is just another day. It’s not a start, it’s not an end, it’s just one more day you can either do something with or waste. The reality is the end of year and beginning of a year isn’t an […]

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Dec 20

The 12 Steps of Recovery for Passionate Assholes

I wrote a post last week titled, “The 5 Things HR Leaders Need to Know About Developing Employees“. In that post I had a paragraph: When I was young in my career, I was very ‘passionate’. That’s what I liked calling it – passionate.  I think the leaders I worked with called it, “career derailer”. […]

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Dec 7

Which HR Certification Should I Get? HRCI or SHRM?

I’m being put in the middle of two friends. On one side I have HRCI. I’ve known HRCI ever since I got certified in my SPHR in 2001. I trust them, they were my first professional designation. They made me feel special. On the other side, I have SHRM. I’ve known SHRM a bit longer. […]

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Aug 25

Having a Friend at Work is Harder than you Think!

We’ve been told for years now, based on the Gallup research, that having a best friend at work is one of those anchors that will lengthen a person’s tenure with an organization. New research is proving this might not be as easy it sounds! Business Insider: Plos One recently released a study where they asked students […]

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Jun 23

@AnythingOverIce Takes Over The Project at #SHRM16

I couldn’t be at SHRM National this year so I sent my roving reporter, HR Pro, and friend, Chris Bailey! BTW – He’s also the Director of PwC’s HR Practice in the Caribbean. Chris will be giving you daily updates from D.C. and filling you in on all things #SHRM16! (P.S. – We could name this […]

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Jun 21

@AnythingOverIce takes over The Project at #SHRM16 – Day 2

I couldn’t be at SHRM National this year so I sent my roving reporter, HR Pro, and friend, Chris Bailey! BTW – He’s also the Director of PwC’s HR Practice in the Caribbean. Chris will be giving you daily updates from D.C. and filling you in on all things #SHRM16! (P.S. – We could name this […]

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Jun 20

@AnythingOverIce Takes Over The Project at #SHRM16

I couldn’t be at SHRM National this year so I sent my roving reporter, HR Pro, and friend, Chris Bailey! Chris will be giving you daily updates from D.C. and filling you in on all things #SHRM16!  So I’m not sure if its day 1 or 2 of #SHRM16? Can Sunday really be the first […]

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