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Here’s To Life

Here's to Life. . . One of my favorite bands is Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers (RCPM). I have followed them for years. My favorite song is Here's To Life. It is a tribute to being present. To enjoying what life has given you. It's about celebrating the people you...

WorkHuman 2018- Wow!

Globoforce raised the bar again this year. Wow! And of course, all the amazing HR practitioners to share insights, food, and cocktails with. I would love to be able to share every single thing that happened and all the great insights but. . . I don't have that much...

Word of the Year- Engage

  I try to find a word of the year to guide me in the right direction- to help me focus on the doing. The word of the year can be very powerful. I keep it front of mind by putting it on my vision board, in my planner and other places so I see it daily. Words I have...

WorkHuman 2018- Wow!

Globoforce raised the bar again this year. Wow! And of course, all the amazing HR practitioners to share insights, food, and cocktails with. I would love to be able to share every single thing that happened and all the great insights but. . . I don't have that much...

Word of the Year- Engage

  I try to find a word of the year to guide me in the right direction- to help me focus on the doing. The word of the year can be very powerful. I keep it front of mind by putting it on my vision board, in my planner and other places so I see it daily. Words I have...

September’s Carnival of HR- Current Events

September's Carnival of HR Current events- we have a good mix of diversity and weather preparedness blogs! These blogs are relevant to each of us as we are facing them in our roles. Enjoy the thought leadership, tips and insights from HR experts who want to share...

Listen

My brother and I were driving to a family function the other day. Usually we would be talking about what adventures his kids were up to or how work is going. Instead we started talking about politics. Because who doesn't want some lighthearted political conversation...

Coaching Costs Money – Here’s the Bottom Line

In previous articles, we’ve discussed how a coach can help you become more successful, formats of the sessions, and confidentiality issues. By now, I am sure you are thinking, “Bottom line it for me, Katee. How much is this going to cost me?” Let's talk about costs of...

Coaching Confidentiality

    I have shared a lot about the concepts and logistics of coaching; now I am going to share something that is a bit more personal. For a coaching relationship to be effective, there has to be trust between the coach and the client. That is a...

Working with Your Coach

We have talked a bit about finding a coach and the reasons to use a coach. Let’s now turn to working with your coach. First Meeting When you select a coach there are a few things you should expect. First, they should meet with you to understand your needs. A coach...

You’re Wrong About HR

I saw this post about HR being bad at handling sexual harassment claims. Laurie Reuttiman (the author) is actually someone I respect as an HR thought leader. After reading the article though, my response is: You're Wrong About HR.   Susan Fowler IS a human resource...

Finding the Right Coach

In my previous post, I shared a bit about who and why you might consider using an executive life coach. The next question is, how do you go about finding the right coach? I have used a professional coach for various reasons throughout my career. There are a couple of...

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