467 results for tag: leadership


The Two Questions That Confound Would-Be Leaders

Every life is, more or less, a ruin among whose debris we have to discover what the person ought to have been. –José Ortega y Gasset How do you measure whether a person’s life can be judged a success or a failure? Alexander the Great’s empire ...
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Avoid These 7 Phrases When You Are Giving Feedback

Giving feedback is never easy, especially if the feedback isn’t entirely positive. The job of a great leader, manager and boss is to give feedback in a way that comes across as a gift—something useful, not something that makes the recipient feel bad ...
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What Are Questions Candidates Should Ask Recruiters?

What are some questions candidates should ask the recruiter? It’s normal for recruiters to be the ones asking the questions, but there must be questions that we job seekers should be asking them. Right? I think that is a terrific question. Before I ...
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Relocating a Candidate: Burnt for the Last Time

Relocating a candidate from one city to another, for a role. Let me count the ways: 1. Time You wouldn't think so, but making arrangements for a (probably currently-employed) candidate to fly into town, multiple times, is painful. It really slows down ...
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5 Principles of Customer Experience Leadership

Customer Experience (CX) is one of the hot business topics in all Business-to-Customer (B2C) and Business-to-Business (B2B) companies today.  Companies ultimately meet and fulfill underlying needs of prospective customers and existing customers through the ...
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What We Can Learn About Interviewing From Howard Stern

You may or may not be a fan of Howard's. I have my days. But we can learn something from him. Specifically, when it comes to interviewing people. You do it when hiring. Howard does it for his ginormous Sirius XM radio show (15 million listeners and most ...
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Trends & Transformation: Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Women make up half the world’s population and drive the majority of purchasing decisions in households. However, they are still underrepresented in the workforce, especially in technology and leadership positions. There has been some groundbreaking – ...
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Leaders, Sometimes WE are the Problem

A story is told of an old guy driving home from work when his wife calls him on his cell phone. “Phil,” she shouts in a panic, “Please be careful! I just heard on the news that some lunatic is driving the wrong way on Route 80.” “Heck Doris, it’s ...
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Should You Include Employees in Hiring Decisions?

It is important that new employees embrace and fit into your company culture. An organizations vision, mission, and values tend to reflect upper management’s competencies and beliefs. When workers share connections outside these parameters, they form ...
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How Your Headhunter is Hosing You

I'm a headhunter. There. I said it. (I've been called worse.) If you're like most executives looking to hire people, you're probably using at least 1 of the 90,000 out there. They're not all created equally. (Understatement) So, join me out in the ...
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Why Can’t the Former Entrepreneur Land a C-level Job?

Thank you for taking the time to answer questions! I've been an entrepreneur for 30 years and just sold my last small business. I seem to be painfully over-qualified for many jobs, or woefully short in requirements for most C-level businesses looking to hire ...
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6 Steps to Build a Successful SEO Strategy

Launching new small business SEO strategies can position your organization for sustainable success. Using search engine optimization alongside content and social media marketing can drive consistent, relevant traffic to your site. But SEO success requires a ...
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