David Dellman, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Punctuality

In the workplace and our lives outside of the workplace, the opinion formed of us by our peers, friends, co-workers, and employers is directly impacted positively or negatively by our punctuality. When we show up on time not once but consistently, we are seen as...

Perseverance

I was the Director of HR for Richcroft Inc. for 26 years. I began in April of 1994, and my last day was July 17, 2020. Not all of the moments in all of those years were smooth and easy. I faced challenges every day, and as the HR director, it was my job to address...

Change

The word change can make some feel anxious, and some feel glad depending on the change.   If the boss gives you a raise, chances are you will see the change as a good one. On the other hand, if you are laid off or furloughed, chances are you won’t see that...

Engaged

Employee engagement is all the rage. Employers are willing to invest thousands on programs and consultants designed to increase employee engagement, and no wonder. When employees are engaged, they do their best work on the job, and they will remain loyal even when the...

About Half of Them

Zig Ziglar was my favorite motivational speaker. At one of the darkest points in my life, I read his book, See You at the Top, and it changed my life. From that moment, I determined that I would see him speak live and in person. I accomplished that goal not once but...

The Monday Blues and the Sunday Dreadfuls

“I need to get myself together, Monday is almost here.” “No, I can’t go anywhere today (Sunday) because tomorrow is Monday.”  If Monday were a person, I would feel sorry for him or her. Everyone seems to dislike Monday. In the 80s, there was a great song by The...