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Equip Your Team to Reach Heights Never Scaled

On June 3, 2017 Alex Honnold scaled the famous El Capitan.  El Capitan is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park. The granite monolith extends about 3,000 feet from base to summit and is considered one of the world’s most challenging climbs. What made Honnold’s ascent extraordinary is that he did it solo. He …

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When Hiring Start with Your Culture – Why Attitude Beats Skill

Jack Welch said, “Hiring good people is hard.  Hiring great people is brutally hard. And yet nothing matters more in winning than getting the right people on the field.” Jack’s advice is worth heeding, after all he knows a thing or two about hiring; he was the CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2001.  …

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What Are The Kansas City Royals Teaching Us About Leadership and Building a Great Culture?

The Kansas City Royals blazed through the ALCS to the World Series, after sweeping the Orioles almost exactly 29 years after winning their last pennant. This polar shift can teach us a great deal about building and leading a culture that breeds success in your organization. The Royals are coming off of a 29-YEAR losing …

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4 Best Practices for Hiring High Performers

Author: Bud Haney Consider this: It can cost $4,000 to $40,000 to recruit and onboard one new employee. Therefore, companies that have implemented efficient hiring practices get the best return on this investment, especially when they focus on acquiring top performers. But, effectively hiring high-performing candidates requires a proactive approach – these candidates have high …

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What Do Consultants Do Really?

Author: Sherry Perkins As a management/leadership consultant, I’m often asked that question. There are perhaps as many answers to this question as there are individuals who claim to be consultants. This can be daunting to a leader or an organization who is considering hiring consultative expertise.  They’re probably asking themselves, “what can a consultant do …

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Looking Beyond the Job Description

Author: Steve Deighton Unfortunately, many job descriptions are simply dysfunctional. Too often, what they describe has little to no bearing on an individual’s actual abilities, knowledge, skills, or the fit needed for successful performance of the job. Why is this? Two reasons come immediately to mind. First, the organization is using the same description for …

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