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 […]
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Brian Patrick Jensen is an award-winning human resources executive, training consultant and college lecturer renowned throughout his career for spirited presentations and straight-talk. An award-winning workplace innovator, career coach, and ardent essayist, Mr. Jensen's signature public speaking service and namesake blog--BrianPatrickJensen.com--has inspired thousands.
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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 […]
Feel-Good Elixir Most motivational speakers and success gurus pump positive about optimism. The sage advice: When the going gets tough, think of things you are grateful for. Never lose hope; this too shall pass. Stay cheery; and don’t forget to smile a lot, even if you have to “fake it until you make it.”
Admiration from Afar The 2010 Census recorded 21.8 million veterans in the United States. As I pondered for this post, it struck me humble how few Vets I know personally. I mean there are acquaintances and friends-of-friends who Served. And no doubt others in my purview are Vets, but I am unaware of it. Still, […]
This 2011 TED-Talk featuring film critic Roger Ebert offers inspiration that speaks for itself. A popular television personality, Ebert was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer in 2002 and later salivary gland cancer. In 2006, Ebert suffered life-threatening complications after jaw surgery to remove more cancerous tissue.