November 18, 2022
How Strong Communication Skills Ensure an Organization's Purpose is Successful

5 min read Bryan recently asked me about our company’s purpose statement. Unfortunately, "Peace of Mind" is a tagline, not a purpose statement. The formula for a purpose statement is the values. These values are in the fine print, not necessarily on the marketing brochure. We are expanding our product offering to our clients. Over the past three […]

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September 13, 2022
12 Fresh Networking Tips For a Post-Pandemic World

5 min read Research shows that people's networks shrank by nearly 16% during the recent pandemic. Employers practically all shut down in-person meetings and conferences. So, many organizational leaders replaced those meetings with video conference calls. This change had a dramatic effect on how we communicate and stay connected. Some may think we were more connected, but the […]

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March 25, 2022
Why Do Perfect Leaders Make Imperfect Hiring Decisions?

3 min read There are multiple reasons why perfect leaders make imperfect hiring decisions. I will identify the top three hiring decision mistakes and some professionally proven strategies to improve the process. These strategies implemented correctly are guaranteed to improve your performance. I am not suggesting that I am perfect in recruiting and that you are not. However, I […]

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March 16, 2022
Why Sitting, Standing & Walking Effectively at Work Improves Health

7 min read Recently, much has been written about corporate culture, hybrid workforce, and flexible work hours. Changes in the workplace and how we physically are here to stay. A combination of sitting, standing, and walking effectively improves health. Salary Increases Predicted to Double in 2022 For example, some companies will increase salaries to win the war for […]

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February 22, 2022
Compare Yourself with Who You Were Yesterday

5 min read There are eight to ten dimensions to our lives. Through the aggregation of marginal gains, we can improve the dimensions of our lives.

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February 7, 2022
Listening With the Intent to Understand, Not Reply

3 min read One major mistake most people make is not listening well. Leo Rosten said, “Why did God give me two ears and one mouth? So that I would talk less and hear more.” If we’re honest with ourselves, we all probably talk more than we listen. Also, I believe that Author Stephen R. Covey gets to […]

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January 26, 2022
The Top Three Corporate-Culture Focus Areas for 2022 and Beyond

6 min read As we began the 2020’s the direction of corporate culture change was focused on the digitalization of work and how organizations would adapt to this sure change. Then came the pandemic. This global pandemic has affected everyone, especially within our corporate culture. How, when, and where we work are on the agendas of all leadership […]

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January 13, 2022
Why Ethical Behavior is More Profitable and Energizes Employee Engagement

4 min read Leaders who act unethical and dishonest are destined for failure. Some of these leaders in their zeal for sales believe that “failure is not an option”.  Furthermore, they do whatever it takes to win sales. And to them, “winning at any cost” is justified. However, consider the destruction that the “win at any cost” attitude […]

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January 4, 2022
How To Win The War For Talent By Skills Based Hiring

4 min read If you want to win the war for talent, skills-based hiring must be a part of your strategy. Judging talent by degrees alone is not enough.   Most hiring managers will start the hiring process by creating a job description. And the typical job description has limitations. Unfortunately, most JD's focus on educational expectations and […]

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December 14, 2021
How To Combat the Great Resignation and Win the Battle for Talent

5 min read I propose that the "Great Resignation" is a pivot point where job seekers and employers are adjusting to a new world of work and life balance. I have identified 5 points and solutions to consider.

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