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In addition to job benchmarking as a process to improve your hiring hit rate, we want to share a couple more tips to avoid the pain of “miss” hires. Brad Smart, the creator of Top Grading offers a couple of … Continue reading

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Introverts are different from extroverts! It’s easy to turn them on and ratchet up their performance. First, introverts are thinkers. This means they are problem solvers; they have good and well developed ideas. But they don’t tend to come forward … Continue reading

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For some leaders the goal is perfection. If you’re not one, you know one. It’s impossible to be the perfect leader and trying is certain to lead to failure . . . absolutely certain. Expectations of the “perfect” leader are … Continue reading

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Silent resistance is two-faced. Pretending to cooperate when not. Silent resistance has its own logic. Fear—of my job changing, of losing my job. Resentment—for what “they’re” doing TO me. Contempt—for leadership. Revenge—for all of the above. Silent resistance is by … Continue reading

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We’ve had several meetings with clients over the past month. When asked about how things are going with their employees the replies have been “…well, it’s performance review time again.” followed by the eye roll.     (Of course we … Continue reading

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    Recap of leader quick tip: Self-mastery lets you live life fully and richly, too.   How do you get to a full and rich life, personally and as a leader?   Self-mastery begins with conscious awareness. It’s all … Continue reading

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Achievement always fulfills some desires, and precludes others.   This collision is a growing concern among leaders.   The concern begins with a gnawing anxiety about what may happen.   Both good and bad come with achievement. When the bad … Continue reading

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  Recap of this week’s Leader Quick Tip: “It doesn’t matter” is the #1 de-motivator in corporate America today. Look around at a few teenagers you know. Some are not polite, not respectful, and not responsible. Some don’t study, don’t … Continue reading

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  Recap of this week’s Leader Quick Tip: It’s easy to hijack the confidence of those we lead. Do you ever see yourself in your children, like we do? It’s like looking in a mirror…scary, isn’t it? But seeing ourselves … Continue reading

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