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Your Job and Your Politics: Keep Them Separate

Presidential election season is already upon us with recent announcements by Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul. There are still 19 months to Election Day, and these three are already seeking our support for their runs to the White House in January 2017. And if you’re like me, you’ve got an opinion on all […]

Recruiter’s Secret #2 – And Just Pull The Trigger

Once upon a time there was a search assignment. Perfect candidate meets perfect client. All should have been well. But then, client puts a hold on proceedings – for no really good reason. A few months later the client calls me and wants to hire Ms. Perfect after all. But guess what? She’s gone on […]

The 3 Cardinal Sins of KPIs and Performance Metrics

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are incredibly powerful tools in modern business and most people have heard about them, which means that many businesses have sought to implement KPIs in some form or another. As a result, there is a danger that you could dismiss KPIs thinking, “Oh I’ve tried KPIs they don’t work in my […]

12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders

One of the most popular Dilbert comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits. In response to his boss, Dilbert asks incredulously, “So they’re saying that profits went up because of great leadership and down because of a weak economy?” To which Dilbert’s boss […]

Lennar Between The Lines

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The Career Advice I Wish I Had at 25

In the future, when we turn 50, we will each be given a ticket to a time machine and, just once, we will be able to go back in time and talk to our 25-year-old selves. Even then, time travel will be expensive and wreak havoc with frequent flyer programs. So there will only be […]

You are the CEO of your life

I’ve been touring preschools recently. One of the things I ask for is specific examples of how they deal with discipline. The director of one preschool provided the following example: Jack and Jill are playing. Jack hits Jill and she informs the teacher. The teacher goes to Jack and asks him to apologize, coaching him […]