null null null

Compassionate Acts of Selfless Service

Seven Principles of Workplace ‘Heroism’

Like so many Americans I watched the terrible events of September 11, 2001, on public television, as people leaped to their death or ran terrified from the burning towers of the World Trade Center to escape the holocaust within. (I met with some of the survivors and rescuers about a year later.) In stark contrast to those painful images, the media were flooded with visages of police and firefighters plunging headlong into the morass of devastation, risking – and in many cases – sacrificing their own lives to save others. What motivated them to do these feats, I asked myself? Was it merely the dictates of some job description? Some code of ethics that stated what must be done in times of crisis? Was it some innate human quality or raw instinct that drove them to act as if against all logic? It couldn’t have been for some anticipated glory or lure of extra duty pay. No ‘boss’ could have driven these exceptional performers to achieve beyond all reasonable expectations. So, what was it?

Read More!


Register by December 9th!

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - HR Sets the Pace

As we draw closer to the end of another year, let us not be so quick to fall into the trap of "business as usual". For many of us, the 4th Quarter signifies the final turn on an arduous race known as Human Resources. We have had our fair share of difficult conversations, had to think through complex issues, and some of us had to make tough decisions regarding the workforce in our prospective workplaces. 

Read More!

Please join us for a hands-on cooking class at Cooking at the Cottage brought to you by the LSHRM wellness committee! Customized menu will be finalized soon, please let us know if you have any specific food allergies or dietary restrictions. We hope to see you there!