Once Upon a time in the land of Leprechauns lived Grace O’Malley

On St. Patrick’s Day, I think we should all be like Grace O’Malley!

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The Pirate Queen

Once Upon a time in the land of Leprechauns lived Grace O’Malley.

According to Irish legend, as a young girl wished to go on a trading expedition to Spain with her father, and on being told she could not because her long hair would catch in the ship’s ropes, she cut off most of her hair to embarrass her father into taking her and she never looked back.

Her exploits were many and she became known as the Pirate Queen of Ireland. Even in 1530 Women wished to do things the men did.

Every once in a while, one broke out and became a legend that would live forever in the stories told to young girls as what they could accomplish and to young men on what never to underestimate.

I visited Grace’s dungeon and saw her hideout in a cove when I was in Ireland. Standing…

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Once upon a time there was a boring HR person sitting in a back office filling out paperwork spouting sections from the handbook. I’m not that HR person. Work is a scary and sometimes funny place with lots of lessons to learn along the way. People don’t follow the rules, it’s HR’s job to steer them in the right direction. Unfortunately there are no apples with spells to make the bad employees fall asleep until we can recruit new ones. My Name is Denise Benages and I have been in the Human Resource field for over 16 years. I am president of HR Midwest, Inc. I plan on telling the epic lore of the workplace and help with solutions. Don't Bite the Apple...Work is not a fairy tale! www.dontbitetheapple.net www.hrmidwest.com
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