New Year? Bring it on!
New Year? Bring it on! If you are like me, you will be spending some time during the holidays reflecting on the highs and lows of twenty-twelve and more importantly, planning for professional and personal growth in twenty-thirteen. I find that goal setting for a new year is an exciting way to ring in the […]READ MORE
Right Employee; Right Fit; First Time.
Human Capital is one of the most significant investments most businesses make. Managing this investment is one of the greatest challenges business owners and leaders face. In this weeks video I discuss some strategies on how to ensure you select the right employee for the job, the first time, increasing the return on your human […]READ MORE
Three Reasons Why the Holidays Are a Great Time to Hire Talent
Here’s why the holidays are a great time to hire talent Guest post by Roberta Matuson. In preparation for my forthcoming book, The Magnetic Workplace: How to Attract Top Talent That Will Stick Around (Nicholas Brealey, 2013), I’ve been conducting research with magnetic CEOs to learn how they go about securing top talent, when others […]READ MORE
New Year, New Perspective.
New Year, New Perspective! I spoke to a group of executives this past week in Atlanta, Georgia about strategy; more specifically about the changing world around us and the possible impacts these changes will have on our personal and professional lives moving forward (and have no doubt, these changes will have an impact). It seems […]READ MORE
How Influential Are You?
Here is a subset of a much larger, more complex assessment on influence that I thought I would share. To determine your degree of influence, consider the following questions giving yourself a mark of 1 for each “yes,” and a 0 for a “no” response. Total up your scores and see where you rank. 1.Is […]READ MORE
Three Ingredients To Effective Customer Service.
I recently visited a local retailer to purchase a new jacket, however unfortunately my size was not in stock. The clerk (after making several calls to someone else in the store) reluctantly offered me a rain cheque. I thanked her and decided to visit in a week when new stock was to arrive. After my […]READ MORE
Guest Post: Phil’s Profit Points – Do You Have A Strategic CFO?
We hope you enjoy the following guest post from our friend and colleague Phil Symchych. To learn more about Phil and his company, please see the conclusion of this article. Do You Have A Strategic CFO? This article will help you to evaluate your Chief Financial Officer and the entire accounting department. Phil’s Profit Points™ […]READ MORE