Ream Building Is For Suckers

Col just sent me a link to the NY Post’s coverage of MSNBC’s inter-office squabbling between Keith Olbermann, Chris Matthews, David Schuster, Joe Scarborough, and Tom Brokaw. Col called it REAM BUILDING IS FOR SUCKERS, and I love it. You can find links to the back story behind the alpha-male jockeying all over the interwebs […]

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Tim Russert

I just saw Andrea Mitchell nearly break down and cry while talking about her former boss, the late Tim Russert. Holy crap, too soon. Update: Andrea Mitchell talked about the ‘Russert Training’ at NBC Washington, the high quality of his staff, and the young journalists who have learned from him. They said that his commitment […]

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Where in the World is SHRM?

There is a well known organization that represents a bevy of HR practitioners. The association is The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and it describes itself accordingly: The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world

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Leadership Role Model: Rachel Maddow

When I grow up, I want to be Rachel Maddow. Rachel demonstrates strong leadership skills and the presence of mind to perform The Dog Whisperer on Pat Buchanan. She’s calm and assertive, and she takes him to task for being a total moron. Unfortunately, Buchanan is Nunu the Demon Chihuahua who doesn’t learn quickly. Maybe […]

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Laurie Stops Defending Chris Matthews (& Offers HR Advice)

Frequent readers of my blog know I’m in love with most things related to MSNBC, but I felt a twinge of regret for my allegiance when I saw Chris Matthews beat the hell out of Senator Kirk Watson during Tuesday night’s primary coverage. Chris Matthews Humiliates State Senator Kirk Watson On MSNBC I’m not saying […]

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