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Leadership – NFL to the Board Room

…  and, lessons about how to make a successful career transition. Everything you could ever want to know about making a successful career transition was discussed with this week’s leadership guest John Bronson, CEO of the Pro Athlete and Business Network (PACC) and former Arizona Cardinals Tight End.  As with any professional athlete ending their Read More


Attracting Millennials & Keeping Them

Due to their sheer numbers alone, Millennials are garnering lots of attention in the war on talent, and for good reason. The world they’ve been raised in is very different from that of other generations. Most received their first piece of technology long before they hit a classroom and can get access to so much Read More

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Why People Leave Their Jobs

How To Keep It From Happening A recent study done with LinkedIn data reiterates what most of already know about retaining (or not retaining) our high performing employees.  Ironically, many companies overlook one of the very thing most negatively impacting their retention efforts … leadership development. You see people leave for two primary reasons.


$4M to $44M in Just 2 Years!

What are the keys to aligning principled leadership and success? So often in our professional lives, we build a plan – our path to success.  And, in the process of staying true to the plan we miss the opportunities that are literally knocking down our door. We are fortunate that our guest today, Dr. Rebecca Read More

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Policy Mandating 'Culture'

Goldman Sachs has been all the buzz lately as they released a new policy “forbidding” interns from pulling all-nighters. It seems the competitive rat race of pushing harder, doing more with less and burning the candle at both ends, for whatever reason is no longer working for them. So they did what most well-intentioned companies Read More

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Keep 'em or Lose Them, Your Choice

Do you know what the one thing is that will either run-off a high performer or keep them forever?  We do, we see it all of the time. Have you ever managed someone thinking all was well only to be blindsided by a resignation?   Were you stunned and confused as to why they would want Read More

70% of Employees Say You Missed the Target about Culture

If you believe perks are a substitute for human intervention you have missed the culture target. I recently read an article about the four ways to make your people love you more – all ironically had to do with culture.  Not one had to do with process or hard skill development.  In this day and Read More

4 Hiring Lessons Thanks to the New England Patriots

I often find that we can learn great lessons to apply to our leadership acumen in very odd places.  Such is the case in the murder conviction of NFL stand-out Aaron Hernandez. Although not personally involved in the trial or specifics, there are so many lessons to learn about common mistakes leaders often buy in Read More

Successful Hiring – What You Need To Know In Order To Do It Right

In a world of heightened competition to recruit and retain the very best talent, it is more important than ever to do it right.  Bad hires have always been costly, but in today’s workplace of increased competition and tight margins, one bad hire can set a company back one year or more.  Yes you heard Read More

How Do You Know When It's Time To Make A Change … And How Do You Do It Successfully?

As I child I was often told it is better to be happy than to be wealthy . And so I set out in pursuit to find my “happiness.” It was only after about ten years in the market that it finally dawned on me that happiness and wealth didn’t need to be in competition Read More