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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December 9, 2021
How An Improvement Strategy Is More Successful Than Goal Design

4 min read Incremental improvement is better than goal design. By doing simple 1 percent improvements, remarkable things can happen. It is not the goal. It is the system that matters most.

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December 1, 2021
How Career Maintenance is More Effective and Less Expensive Than Career Repair

4 min read Career maintenance success does not happen on its own. It must be taught and learned. On average, people within OECD countries go through about 17 years of education. This is based on the number of people between the ages of 5 and 39 currently in school. Yet, there are few courses on how to manage a career effectively.

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October 15, 2021
How Will a Hybrid Workforce Impact Your Corporate Culture?

4 min read The impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the world is mind-blowing. It is hard to fathom. Industry has changed, and the way we do business is different. Financial woes combined with a foggy vision have blurred our pathway forward. Operational matters are put under the microscope, even the basic question of where and […]

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October 11, 2021
The Soft Skills Required in a Hybrid Workforce

4 min read Even before the world was traumatized by the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19, soft skills were recognized as essential elements of organizations. Now, soft skills are more critical than ever before.

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January 8, 2021
3 Massive Mistakes Hiring Managers Make, that is Your Fault

4 min read This article is targeted at hiring managers and candidates alike. There is some crucial information that hiring managers need to gather from each candidate to make the best hiring decision for all concerned. However, this starts with the candidates. The candidates need to supply relevant information. Thus, at least three mistakes hiring managers make are […]

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November 10, 2020
How Words Can Hurt and Crush

3 min read “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never harm me.” We thought this statement was true. However, today we know that words can have a negative or positive effect on us. Neurochemistry proves how words can hurt and crush.

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July 30, 2020
How to Increase Intrapersonal & Self-Awareness Success

3 min read In the military intrapersonal skills are developed in recruits from day 1. For nearly 20 years, the U.S. Army challenged us with the “Be All You Can Be” ad campaign and then later adopted the “Army of One” slogan. Intrapersonal is something that exists within one person. It is having an awareness of how they […]

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