5 Themes of Great Companies

I had the honor of presenting at one of my client’s annual meetings last week and I enjoyed it a lot. I say, ‘had the honor’ because I was the only ‘outsider’ invited to their meeting – everyone else was an internal asset, i.e., employee and senior manager of the...

Top 10 Questions Managers Are Asking

I just read a post on LinkedIn about the Top 10 Questions Managers Are Asking During One-on-One Meetings. The information comes from a company called Soapbox, and their website says, “SoapBox makes software solutions that help leaders, managers and employees...

Aristotle Was Direct (and Correct)

Most people know I spent the first 20-plus years of my career working in ten different jobs for five different companies (and I was never let go because of poor performance). And out of those ten jobs, there are about eight that I hope I never get to go back and do...

Talent Lessons Learned From the World Series

A recruiting site that I monitor published a good article today by John Sullivan that lists 8 talent management lessons businesses could learn from the World Series: 1. Identify critical success factors and prioritize around them 2. Continuous talent swapping is...
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