Thinking about a role or career in HR? If you're not maybe you should be! Many people who work in Human Resouces never majored in Human Resources in college, but instead, come from other disciplines or career tracks. A degree in HR is great, but there are lots of little corners in this field where different skills and experience can be beneficial. Still, even amidst the diversity of experience in … [Read more...] about Could a Career in HR be for You?
Grocery List Shame A few years ago, I ran into my friend Amber Wheeler at the grocery store. I knew Amber from church because she participated in and helped run the Mom’s Group I attended. Since neither of us had any kids along, we stopped to chat. As per usual, I had my grocery list: a crumpled-up, scribbled-on envelope with an old piece of gum tucked under a corner. In contrast, Amber had (I … [Read more...] about Meet the System Sister: Interview with a Professional Organizer
One of my biggest lessons in leadership happened many years ago while watching a basketball game on TV with my husband. It was an exciting game during March Madness and one team was down by a point with just a couple of seconds left. The team who was behind called a timeout to set up a play that would get them a chance for a possible buzzer-beater. If they hit it, they’d win, if they missed it, … [Read more...] about When You Want the Ball: Lessons in Leadership
Yes, you heard me. No one wants to be your mentor. I know what you're thinking, "Really? No one? Isn't that kind of harsh?" OK, let me think about it some more. Hemming … hawing … STILL NO. No one wants to be your mentor. Of course, there are going to be exceptions to the rule, but just plan on not being one of them. Four Reasons why no one wants to be your mentor 1. Time I guarantee the … [Read more...] about No One Wants to be Your Mentor
If I had to guess, I’d say that maybe 20% of people have always had a pretty clear idea of God’s call on their life. These are the people who knew from a young age that God had called them to serve through…say…teaching. As kids, they taught their stuffed animals, forced their siblings to play school, and sent their pets to the principal’s office. They went to college and got their degree in … [Read more...] about Finding your Calling: When the Answer is the Question