One of my favorite songs on The Who’s magnificent rock opus Quadrophenia is The Real Me. It asks the question “Can you see the real me?” over and over as the central character, Jimmy, asks his doctor and others for clarity about his issues. Well, HR has some new issues to contend with too. Can HR bring their true selves to work each day?
Over the past few weeks I have bumped up against balancing being my “true self” and playing Switzerland on several issues. I had strong reaction to one of my tweets and a blog post from folks who