Posts for Category: If I May

Tim Toterhi, CHRO


Tim has over 20 years of management experience in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. He’s been quoted in publications such as Fast Company, Forbes, Fox Business News, and the HuffPost as well as profiled in the book, Magnificent Leadership.

The Plight of Gen-X Workers

Gen-X workers have long suffered a career version of middle child syndrome – a condition that has only worsened since our forebears broke the implied work-world contract.  Let’s just say it. Boomers were supposed to retire and relinquish the keys to the corporate...

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A Real Tipping Point

Tipping is a blight on the landscape of the service economy. Seriously, who decided that the perfect way to end a meal was with mathematics and a nonsensical performance review – two activities made even more cumbersome after a drink or two. Let’s face it. The idea...

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Predicting the Future in 200 Words

They say every trend comes back in fashion. Perhaps that’s true for personal accountability, community service, and the kind of humility that isn’t cloaked in a brag. As I contemplate the future, I sense we’ll soon grow weary of all the noise. Yes, AI will browbeat us...

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How to Survive a Quarter-Life Crisis

John Mayer may have masterfully set the experience to music, but the Quarter Life Crisis (QLC) is nothing new. It's been around since 25 stopped being an optimistic marker for one's human halftime report. It's easy to know when you're in the midst of one. You're...

Just Jarting Around

Do you remember the lawn dart or “Jart.” It was once a popular family pastime. Over the years, there have been many responsible Jart owners. But then, one day, society thought, “Hmm, maybe tossing heavy, pointed, metal objects thirty feet in the air and having them...

New Novel Released!

I'm happy to announce that my new novel, Life Aches: In and Out of the Fishbowl, is available.  Sometimes it takes a little magic to mend a broken heart. Thomas Fenelli used to be a winner. Then he hit bottom and kept digging. His best friend’s a fish. His brother’s a...

Beware the Red Pen

Dear Editor, Thanks for your notes. I understand you'd like the book to demonstrate more "inclusiveness," so I've reluctantly accepted your "suggestions."  All characters are now gay, except for Gianna, who is bisexual, and Vinny, who is questioning his non-binary...

The No Bull Commencement Address

I’ve never been asked to give a college commencement speech. Admittedly, this makes sense. Though a successful person by some measures, I’m not a movie star or professional athlete. I’m not a social justice warrior who identifies as a fruit bat. I didn’t transform a...

The Worst Wingman

Never ask your married friends for dating advice. We know nothing. Just because we managed to convince another human to say “I do” does not mean we have any romantic superpowers. We don’t. Seriously, not a one. This is especially true for guys. Despite our euphemistic...

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