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Don’t Stop At Leaning … Keep Going People!

A few days ago, I saw where Michelle Obama said…you know, leaning in is not enough…or something like that. With my feelings about Facebook right now, my ears of course perked up and I truly admire Michelle Obama. Who doesn’t? Yes – I’m a female executive....

A Letter from CEO

Julie Shaw - CEO I started the organization to address many of the fixable HR gaps I know exist in Corporate America, start-ups and not for profits. As a Feminist, Uniter, Relationship-builder, my fundamental values and career passion surround EQUALITY in the...

Millennials – short and sweet

I love working with millennials. Have you listened to them really open up and talk? I love this generation’s passion, creativity and frankly the willingness to NOT back down.  They’re gonna need that strength.  Gen Xers are the silent ones, always working,...

I met my Best Friend’s Best Friend this weekend

But before that incredible story, I thank you for indulging me. This really is about Best Friends.  If you look up the word BEST, it’s of German origin, and serves as an adjective, adverb, noun and verb.  Meanings include: Top, Foremost, Leading...

Year End Thoughts. Part One.

To me, you can’t go forward without a real look back.  As 2018 ends, I’m feeling accomplished. So many great things happened in 2018! It was a challenging, emotional, amazing, scary, beautiful and crazy all together year. What a great year! I learned so much...

Don’t Stop at Leaning …. Keep Going People!

A few days ago, I saw where Michelle Obama said…you know, leaning in is not enough…or something like that.  With my feelings about Facebook right now, my ears of course perked up and I truly admire Michelle Obama. Who doesn’t? Yes – I’m a female executive. Now – for...

Sorry.

  About 15 years ago I was trying to hold my own in a double’s women’s tennis league. It was an intense league. It was the kind of league where if you were 2 minutes late you got the once-over. Oh wow - if I had to miss a Sunday, I would break out in a cold...

No one told me…

And just when I thought my heart couldn't get any bigger or love anyone or anything more than I already do.  And then, this past wedding weekend happened. At 22, I was the first of my friend-group to get married have a baby and the last to graduate from college. True...

Why Plants?

Plants and HRVue First, thanks for reading this blog. I sincerely hope you come back. You may wonder why plants and HR. HRVue is a dream of mine since a little girl that I would one day own my very own business and I would grow something. I love plants, trees,...

Inspirations

What or Who is your biggest inspiration? I think for most of us - we have several as we get older. My inspirational “people” are all WOMEN. My grandmother, Virginia Ghent, was a beauty in her own right. A single mom (dad left when my mom was 3); she was a survivor and...