Author Archives: Carlos E.

HR, Engagement, and Leading By Example

It’s crucial that human resources lead the way in creating an environment where people can thrive

5 Reads: The Problem With Being a Top Performer, How to Say No to Things You Want to Do, and More.

Top performers, working from home, the employee experience, and more.

Music: Guilty Party, by The National

The National consistently creates music that is dark, contemplative, and worthy of a rainy day. That’s not to say it’s “feel terrible about yourself music”.

Pics of the Month: July 2017

Here are the pics that tangentially tell the tale of an incredibly lazy, do nothing (but I enjoyed it anyway), month of July.

No Sweat: Summertime Blogging

Employee engagement, culture, expertise, and politics. No sweat.

Extraordinary Effort on Ordinary Things Will Make You Less Engaged at Work

Reducing commitment to the future is the first line of defense when that future is hard to understand, make sense of, or predict.

5 Reads: Mean Bosses, Pep Talks, Brainstorming and More

Here are five reads that stuck with me over the last month or so.

Music: Call it Dreaming, by Iron & Wine

There is a lot to be appreciated in a quiet, thought provoking song like “Call it Dreaming” by Iron & Wine.

Pics of the Month: June 2017

The big story of June was without a doubt, the SHRM Annual Conference.

As such, the pictures that tangentially tell the tale of the month of June are all about New Orleans, the conference, and a quick trip to Baton Rouge.

What Are You Doing For Your Next Vacation?

What we choose to look forward to, and what we choose to experience offers a glimpse into people’s lives that we don’t normally make an effort to understand.