Author Archives: Debbie Philpott

Being Nice Does Not Mean Being Kind

In recent days, I have thought about what it means to be NICE.  Interestingly, my reflection did not have its start as a result of negativity—what seems to be a notable increase…

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Are You Paid What You Are Worth?

How much do you make? Are you paid what you are worth? Such questions asked one-on-one are typically taboo in the U.S.  The cultural norm in this country has been to keep…

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What the World Needs Now is Love

He said, ‘Let today be a day where you take nothing for granted.  For life is fleeting, fragile and precious and can change on a whim.  Say all the things you really…

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Eat These Words

So I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll; and then he said to me, “Take it, and eat; it will be bitter to your stomach,…

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What is Truth?

Last month, I attended a human resource management (HRM) conference held at a beautiful resort facility overlooking the northern Atlantic Ocean.  The weather was clear and sunny on most days, but a…

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Influencing Managers in Higher Level Positions to Avoid Discriminatory Comments

Most human resource management (HRM) professionals recognize the significance of the legal environment as it relates to employment law; however, they face numerous challenges to legal compliance.  There are four reasons such…

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