Team Players

While Dion Lewis, Tom Brady, and Chris Hogan are each “stand alone” NFL heroes for the New England Patriots, they worked together as essential parts of a powerful team. In this crucial play (one of many) their collaboration scores one… Read more »

Job Hopping 101 – Part II

Last week we laid the groundwork for job-hopping – a discussion of the pros and cons. But now that you have a good understanding of why and why not, how does that apply specifically to you? Maybe you don’t feel… Read more »

Job Hopping 101

Gone are the days of staying with a company for 30-40 years. In fact, many would say staying with a company for life is a sign of lethargy, rather than a sign of loyalty. But is the constant hop a… Read more »

Do your Critical Thinking Muscles Get a Daily Workout?

Keeping your critical thinking muscle in prime condition may take diligence and consistent effort, but it’s time well spent – reaping a high ROI for your career. So what exactly defines critical thinking? Critical thinking goes beyond learning new information.… Read more »

Going Out with a Bang!

Is 2017 the Year You Retire? Are you ready? Many people, blue collar and white collar alike, have diligently built a financial plan for retirement, but now that the time is near, money isn’t the focus of their thoughts. Instead,… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence and You – the Candidate

(Emotional Intelligence – Part III; Read Part I and Part II) “Emotions need to be taken seriously,” says Sigal Barsade, professor of management at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. “They can provide a company with… Read more »

How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence (EI – Part II)

Last week in part one, we covered the why emotional intelligence (EI) is a valued commodity in candidates. Today we will share key tips for building a team of individuals with EI – the do’s and the don’ts – the… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence: Part I

Why It Matters The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the average cost of a bad hiring decision can equal 30% of the individual’s first-year potential earnings. That’s an alarming statistic for the company’s bottom line. That’s why many companies are… Read more »

Leadership Don’ts

“If you want something done, ask a busy person.” Benjamin Franklin Characteristically, Leaders have too many responsibilities on their schedule. Why? Because they not only have the ability to evaluate the list, prioritize it, delegate, and then act; they also… Read more »