Choose An Experienced Coach to Wisely & Quickly Boost Your Leadership
26 Jul

Choose An Experienced Coach to Wisely & Quickly Boost Your Leadership

Many of today’s organizations value coaching enough to designate someone, usually from HR, as an internal coach for the employees. Those folks can be a great resource when you want to get some feedback and tweak your leadership approach. But despite having outstanding HR department personnel, many leading Fortune 500 companies still reach out to […]

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01 Jul

Supercharge Your HR Career

  I was inspired to write this blog post after attending the recent SHRM-Atlanta Conference 2014 where I heard Tom Darrow, SPHR from Talent Connections, speak to a standing-room-only audience. His topic was Managing Your Career in HR, and his presentation reminded me of the early years of my career with Federated Department Stores, when […]

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Promote Your Promoter: Get what you want by giving what others want
23 Feb

Promote Your Promoter: Get what you want by giving what others want

When you meet with a boss to solicit performance feedback, always inquire how you can help them achieve their own goals. This is essentially the same strategy that HR experts recommend when doing a job interview – not focusing on yourself but keeping the conversation about the needs of the person you hope will hire […]

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Be a Dream Team Talent Scout
14 Feb

Be a Dream Team Talent Scout

Owners of professional sports franchises invest tens of millions of dollars to draft the top players, and their talent scouts start following athletes as early as junior high school. They have to invest with a forward outlook, and that means they have to constantly be on lookout for talent no matter when it appears or […]

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