To Do or Not to Do.

You know that panic you feel before a big deadline? I know it well because I’m a procrastinator. It’s the impending doom when you realize that you haven’t done anything to prepare, haven’t written anything, haven’t built the spreadsheet, or the presentation.  Why do we tend to procrastinate? Is it because we just don’t want […]

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How to Recruit Talented and Work-Place Ready Employees Amongst a Large and Growing Skills Gap.

With unemployment at an almost 50-year low, recruiting poses more and more of a challenge. And indeed, there is a lot of research indicating that perhaps recent graduates or even people already experienced in the work-place may have significant gaps in skills compared to the needs of recruiting managers. And unfortunately, the global economy could […]

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Who Do You Want to Be?

Who do you want to be? This is a pretty simple question. However, whether you realize it or not, it can determine your professional success. Question yourself—how do you want to be perceived and how do you wanted to be treated? Hopefully the answer is that you want to be treated equally. Study after study concludes […]

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Create A Personal Powerhouse Brand.

Have you ever seen anyone walk into a room and totally command it? A powerhouse. A force to be reckoned with. Branding has been in the consideration set and mission critical strategy amongst leaders for decades. And it now extends beyond what advertising agencies have professed and pitched for years. There’s the belief that we […]

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Know When to Say When.

“I’m on it.” “Sure, I’ll have it done by the end of the day.” “Absolutely, I’m happy to take that on for you.” Our default reply is, “yes” to each and every request that comes across our desks. But should we say “yes” when we really mean “no?” It’s a fatal trap that we all […]

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