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Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Year, New Start!

In just a few days the confetti will be gone and what will be left is a fresh New Year. This is a great time to take stock of what’s been going well in your life and what areas could use significant improvement. Take a few moments to acknowledge your accomplishments, which I’m sure are […]

Posted in Career, Careers, Coaching, Leadership

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Free Executive Webinar: Seven Trends That Will Define Recruiting In 2015

A lot has happened in the world of talent over the past year. Most notably, U.S. businesses ramped up hiring across the board in November, putting 2014 on pace to be the best year for job growth since 1999. That’s great news for the US economy and not-so-great news for those looking to pull in […]

Posted in Hiring and Recruitment, Talent Acquisition and Retention

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Go Bold Or Go Home

I’m writing this post for me as much as I’m writing it for you. I used to think I was a pretty bold person. I didn’t care all that much what people thought about me. However, lately I feel like I’ve been losing my edge. My “I don’t care” attitude seems to have shifted a […]

Posted in Thought Leadership

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How To Stay Productive During The Holiday Season

It may seem like everyone is on vacation during the Christmas holidays but this simply isn’t true. In fact, this is the perfect time to get work done. Here are three things you can do to stay productive during the holiday season and all year long. Tear up your to-do list. If you are like […]

Posted in Creating Exceptional Work Places, Leadership, Productivity

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Are Your Practices Driving Your Customers Away?

I’m in the middle of a major renovation and if you’ve ever been through one yourself, you know exactly how much time and energy is required in order to make it through the process. Yesterday’s experience rose to the top of bizarre practices and made me wonder how businesses exist in spite of their non-customer […]

Posted in Creating Exceptional Work Places, Customer satisfaction, Small Business Management, Word-of-Mouth

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The Blame Game Hurts Employee Retention

Lately people have been talking about the increase in employee turnover in their organizations. Here are their responses when asked why they believe this is so. I call this the Blame Game. It was simply a bad batch of new hires – If only this were true. Could it be possible that something has changed […]

Posted in Employee Terminations, Employee Turnover, Hiring and Recruitment, Management, Productivity, Profitability, Retention, Talent Acquisition and Retention, Talent Maximization

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