Author Archives: Laurie

Coke. Apple. IBM. SAP. Oracle. LFR.

Apple and Google are now more important than Coca-Cola. Wait. What does that mean? Seth Godin, noted marketing guru and cult leader, says that a brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer’s decision to choose one product or service over another. If the consumer doesn’t […]

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Make New Friends

Hello, dear readers. It’s the beginning of 4Q2013. I am glad I don’t have a real job. I am nowhere near completing my annual goals. If I had a budget, it would be due sometime soon. And my blog is wonky. Oh well. Nobody died. Life will be okay. Go read the bloggers syndicated by […]

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HR Horror Stories

When I tell people that I write a quasi-human-resources-blog, they expect to read HR horror stories. I don’t blame them. I used to write and speak about the chaotic, dirty and convoluted experiences I had as a human resources professional. Employee relationships Etiquette mistakes Drug abuse Addiction (alcohol, porn, gambling, fetishes, etc.) Violence Wardrobe malfunctions […]

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Monday Morning HR Humor: Work It Out

This made me laugh so hard.   h/t to buzzfeed of course

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You’re not an introvert.

Carl Jung is so trendy. Years ago, he really made introversion and extroversion a thing. People ran with it. And suddenly it’s 2013 and everybody is misusing the world introvert. Especially you. You are not an introvert. No. No you’re not. Jung describes an introvert as someone who orients herself to life through inner activity […]

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