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Why You Should Use a Talent Assessment for Your Next Hire

Why You Should Use Hiring & Talent Assessments Are you having trouble hiring these days? Well, get in line. If you’re like most company leaders today, “trouble” might feel like an understatement. By now, it’s not news that our society is in the midst of what is being called The Great Resignation. The pandemic has…

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Setting Healthy Boundaries

  Air conditioning. Powered flight. Radio broadcasting. Washing machines. Assembly lines. Affordable motor cars. What do these game-changing innovations have in common? They were all invented between 1902 and 1910. That’s less than a decade after the director of U.S. Patents and Trademarks declared that his agency was obsolete. In 1902, Commissioner Charles Duell is…

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Lessons from a Frontlines Leader

He didn’t enter this world with a royal pedigree. He was born in Harlem. His parents were Jamaican immigrants. He grew up on the rough streets of South Bronx. He got into mischief. Skipped school. His grades were average at best. He worked at a bottling plant. Then he joined the Army. In the crucible…

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Manufacturing Leadership: Benefits of an Industrial Coach

What Makes an Effective CEO? Automaker and business magnate Henry Ford once said, “Businesses that grow by development and improvement do not die.”  Leadership development is important in all businesses, and that includes manufacturing. Factories and other industrial companies rely on streamlined processes to train their employees, manufacture products, ensure worker safety, organize inventory, and…

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Small Business Coaching: Fees, Services, Benefits

What Is a Business Coach? A business coach helps executives transform and grow into effective leaders who build teams and, in turn, build better companies.   Business coaches can help companies of every size at every level. From C-suites responsible for hundreds of employees to startups with just the owner on payroll, I’ve had the privilege…

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Are you an encourager or a critic?

Are you an encourager or a critic? Born in Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton was surfing by age seven. As a teen, she was on her way to becoming an elite champion. Then in 2003, a shark bit off her entire left arm. Most people would have quit. But not Bethany — or her biggest supporters. Her…

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