If I Had A Hammer

hammerRemember Peter, Paul and Mary’s song “If I Had a Hammer?”  The song goes “If I had a hammer, I’d hammer in the morning, I’d hammer in the evening, all over this land.”  That song was an anthem of the Civil Rights Movement and a classic American folk song.

Lately, my mind has been rewriting the song “If I had a hammer, everything would look like a nail, and I’d hammer all over corporate America.”  Okay, well not too poetic, I admit. But the premise is what seems to happen when consultants, conference and best practices converge on a business entity to provide solutions to often unknown problems that relate to their human resources. (more…)