With all the emphasis on fake news recently, it is good to see that when someone posts something that doesn’t sound quite right, someone else does the research and adds information to the post. I ran into this last week when someone posted something from 2013 regarding Barilla pasta, and it was quickly researched and…

Let’s Never Say We’re Tired of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Again All throughout elementary and high school, I learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  His birthday was recognized as a national holiday in 1983, I was 10 years old. Aspects of Dr. King and his dream was drilled into my head as it…

I recently took a fabulous trip to Hawaii.  While I was there I got to do and see a lot of things. You know the touristy stuff like the Mountain Top of Mauna Kea, the live lava flow at Kilauea, hiking up Diamond Back Peaks, The Pearl Harbor Memorial or even drinks on the beach…

Young, curious, kind Very wise beyond her years Carolyn Kinzie Carolyn is my daughter, and while she has given me some grief during her teenage years, she has also given me little windows in which I feel quite proud. The Haiku above and this post is a reflection on a conversation we had years ago that…

As I undertake to write this post, it comes one day after the taping of a PIC podcast.  The underlying theme was true Diversity and Inclusion but we also touched on Black History Month, is it necessary or a nuisance?  It was most interesting conversation; in fact I suggest you give it a listen.  For the month of…

Being in business keeps getting more and more challenging every year. It seems to me that it is getting to the point when some exceptionally bright, forward thinking entrepreneur has an idea to build a better mouse trap they are going to research what a business model might look like, and it just scares the…

The older I get the more liberal my thinking seems to become. At this juncture in my life there are some things that I can see more clearly. These days I am very clearly seeing the shift to more liberal (employee benefits) on two levels. Those benefits that employers choose to offer because they feel…

I try to stay away from the trendy topics when it comes to blogging in the #HR space. I like to feel that I don’t jump on the bandwagon now and again and pile on, regarding a particular matter.  So now if I were speaking, I would have to throw down one of the transitions…

What is a PIC POV, its a collaborative blog post where a few of us discuss our opinion on a hot topic usually effecting HR, employee management or business but sometimes not. Today we are talking Religious Freedom Acts.   Dave Ryan – Indiana Religious Freedom…Not! If you are looking at this, I am guessing…

I am not arrogant enough to consider myself a futurist, but now and then I spot somethings that seems fairly obvious to me that are going to come to pass in the future. Those of us who hang out here in the #HR Cyberspace are always trying to understand the next thing, be plugged into…