Having Your BestDay

If you believe the national surveys, only 30% of employees enjoy what they do for a living. Life is too short to waste our time doing something that does not inspire us. Sometimes we just need to see the examples of others to help us chart our own course. When we meet people who love their craft - they inspire us.

Our blog, “Having Your BestDay”, are personal first-hand experiences graciously provided by members of our team, as well as other thoughts that inspire us, information that makes us think, and insights we have learned over time.


"Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit," says surf photographer Chris Burkard, as he explains his obsession with the coldest, choppiest, most isolated beaches on earth. With jawdropping photos and stories of places few humans have ever seen -- much less surfed -- he draws us into his "personal crusade against the mundane."

Enjoy each precious minute

We so appreciated the tenderness of Nancy Borowick capturing her parent's last year together. A reminder to all of us to enjoy each precious minute.

Partner Vs Steely Eyed Enforcer

I received an invitation today to attend a two-hour seminar to learn how to conduct a workplace investigation. The words that jumped off of the brochure included, reduce your organization’s risk of liability, minimize liability, decrease the risk of your organization’s liability, investigative process, documentation processes, intricacies of interviewing, protect your employees, recalcitrant, lying, credibility, good documentation …

BestDayHR People Services

We are over the moon excited to offer BestDayHR People Services. We have paired our handcrafted talent lifecycle software with our collective experience working in human resources. It is rewarding to become the HR Department for organizations who need the foundational HR offerings, but want more.

Authentic Missions and the Hotel Nikko

Authentic Missions and the Hotel Nikko

I was a new associate in a law firm - working in a satellite office of a firm based in Chicago. The firm held a company-wide party in downtown Chicago at the Hotel Nikko. This was completely paralyzing to me. I remember walking into the main ballroom filled with anxiety. Because I was in a satellite office I didn’t know many people. Those that I had met seemed smarter, wittier, and more sophisticated. I was different than most in that I lived in a small town, was married, we had a baby boy, and a night out was a drive-through with a meal that included a toy


    Looking for a regular dose of inspiration - no strings attached? We are always on the hunt for people having their best day, and love to share what we find.