Archive for November, 2013

Humor | 21 Nov 2013

It’s Llama Time!

It’s been a while since we’ve seen any llamas here, so here is a fabulous llama giving some great life advice! By the way, if you ever feel like you need more llamas in your life, I’ve started a Pinterest board with all kinds of llamas – funny, pretty and even French.

Management &Work | 19 Nov 2013

Manager vs. Leader

A lot has been said and written on distinction between management and leadership. Not all managers are leaders, and not all leaders are managers. However, companies find that in order to have an advantage in today’s competitive environment, their most successful and effective employees should combine qualities and responsibilities of both leaders and managers. What […]

Personal &Poetry | 08 Nov 2013

Marilyn Monroe: Poems

I find Marilyn Monroe endlessly fascinating. I cannot relate to her or most of the characters she played in any way. I think that’s the biggest reason for my curiosity.  She is beautiful and somehow that makes her story that much more tragic. And she opens up about it in her poetry. *   *   * I […]

Creative | 07 Nov 2013

Still Chasing Inspiration

Inspiration doesn’t just show up. You have to invite it in. Here is some advice on how to accomplish just that. Via CIPHR Also, follow CIPHR’s Pinterest board for a ton of HR related infographics with subjects that range from how not to suck in meetings to how to answer job interview questions.

Management &Marketing &Work | 06 Nov 2013

What do Seth Godin and Lady Gaga have in common?

I’ve been reading a lot lately. Mostly, books on marketing and management. As well as articles on the same subjects from a variety of different sources. I love learning and absorbing new ideas and concepts. But what I love even more is the fact that during reading I come across my own ideas that have […]