5 Tips to Kick Off Your Career

Are you a recent graduate about to start your first job? Perhaps you are a recent graduate who is moving into a new ... Read More By June 5, 2015
Businessman-with-bat-TRACEY WILEN

How to Hit a Home Run on Opening Day

3 tips to ensure your first day on the job is a hit Look like a winner. First impressions are important. Every ... Read More By May 26, 2015
join-the-team-GEORGE BRADT

Onboarding Your Team Properly is a Three Part Job

Leadership is about inspiring and enabling others. The best leaders are totally focused on their followers, and they're ... Read More By April 9, 2015

Map and Manage the Common Landmines

The ability and willingness to assess and deal with risk is often a critical differentiator between one's success or ... Read More By January 10, 2015

New CEO of Recently-Acquired Company, Top 5 Areas to Focus On

As the new CEO of a recently-acquired company, here are the top five areas to focus on very rapidly. Having been in ... Read More By November 25, 2014

All Aboard! or Onboarding?

"All aboard!" the conductor says. So, having anticipated this special trip and prepared  for it for a long time, you ... Read More By August 6, 2014

Your Onboarding May be Teaching Your New Employees to be Cynical

The title of this article comes from a conversation with a senior-level HR professional who demonstrated a level of ... Read More By August 6, 2014

The 100-Day Plan, One Last Step into Your Job

So, there you are, having moved up from being interviewed by the recruiter, then  HR and finally to  the hiring ... Read More By August 6, 2014

5 Steps to Succeeding in a New Job

You have all the skills and abilities to succeed in that new position, but now comes the hard part. The truth is that ... Read More By July 24, 2014

Following Up with the New Leader

New executives begin to participate in meetings with their boss soon after joining a new organization. Normally, these ... Read More By July 24, 2014

The Kick-off Meeting and First Week

In my book, Before Onboarding: How to Integrate New Leaders for Quick and Sustained Results, the assumption is made ... Read More By July 24, 2014

The Blueprint for Success

The main goal of the first three months a new executive is on the job is to meet or exceed the organization's expecta... Read More By July 24, 2014