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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Hire Top Talent

It’s that time of the year again when businesses go into holiday mode. That’s why this is the perfect time to gift yourself some top talent. Here’s why: While employers are looking the other way, candidates have time to head out the door and swing by for an interview or two. No one is going […]

Posted in Hiring and Recruitment

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I’m Out of Here!

I’m out of here! That’s an expression I hear increasingly these days from those working in the corporate world. According to Mercer’s recent What’s Working global survey of nearly 30,000 people in 17 countries, between 28% and 56% of workers are seriously considering leaving their jobs, with younger workers even more likely to be considering […]

Posted in Retention

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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Work with a Coach or a Mentor

WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO WORK WITH AN OUTSIDE PERSON Here are a few of the most vital times to consider working with a coach or mentor: You are preparing yourself for a promotion. You need to adjust quickly to a new circumstance. You have employees you find challenging to manage. You find yourself […]

Posted in Coaching

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Suddenly in Charge of Strategy-Guest Post

I’m honored to feature a guest blog posting from world-class consultant Stuart Cross. Stuart and I are both affiliated with a group of thought-leaders who span the globe. We welcome your comments. Suddenly in Charge of Strategy As you rise up the ranks of any organization your ability to lead strategy development becomes increasingly important. […]

Posted in Creating Exceptional Work Places, Strategy

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Let’s Talk About Sex

In today’s New York Times, it was revealed that a study has found that nearly half of 7th to 12th graders experienced sexual harassment in the last school year. The study, which will be released on Monday, was conducted by the American Association of University Women, a nonprofit research organization.  Harassment was defined as “unwelcome […]

Posted in Sexual Harassment

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Management Starts in the Middle. Not at the Top.

If you believe leadership starts at the top and flows downward through the veins of the organization, then your organization is a heart attack waiting to happen. Television series like Mad Men showcase a time when leadership started at the top. The guy in the corner office with a cigar in his mouth gave the […]

Posted in Leadership, Management, Thought Leadership

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