Entries by Brian Patrick Jensen

Getting Real about Workforce Diversity

Speech transcript on “Real About Diversity” first delivered to the Tri-State Human Resource Management Association Diversity Program (October 26, 2012). Learn more about this keynote & view presentation slides here. Until I did it for me I ponder the numbers a lot these days. —25 years of service in human resource management, overseeing employment of thousands […]

Don’t You Dare Apologize!

Humbling Down Disclaimers People insist to say that, if they had to do it all over again, they wouldn’t change a thing. But that, of course, isn’t true of anyone. Humbling down the opposite position ain’t all that remarkable either.  Good leaders reflect self-critically, readily admit mistakes and strive open-mindedness–all good.  But too often we […]

Experience Without a Sound

Speaker Match Back in a day as a newbie presenter I was naturally keen to network, learn and try on my pitch with like-minded public speakers. I joined a select few among the gazillion public speaker Groups on LinkedIn, including one called SpeakerMatch.  There, I navigated to a VERY active discussion string which proffered the […]