Improving your EI is about managing your inner response to things and choosing a new way to handle your inner reaction to people and situations. For example, Bob is a leader who has little impulse control and in meetings or even in casual interactions, he would frequently interrupt others to make his point. Worse yet, […]
The biggest reason leaders fail is not intelligence or IQ, but lack of emotional intelligence or EI. Fortunately, EI is developable; IQ isn’t. Research shows that the leadership art of influencing others to achieve common business and organizational goals is based on inner strengths, the ability to build mutual satisfying working relationships, effective decision-making and […]
Relegating the responsibility for diversity to HR hasn’t worked. Diversity in selection as well as in succession planning has become a CEO issue in many companies (For more on this topic, click here). The best CEOs and leaders see the importance of diversity and inclusion as critical to their strategy for growth, their brand and […]
Hiring the right talent can be tricky. You want the candidate to fit into your organization’s culture and you also want someone who can be effective on the job. Ideally, the person you hire will be a top performer and with your organization for a good period of time. The tricky part comes in when […]
Hiring mistakes can make or break a company. Hiring for a critical position or hiring with limited resources can put even a strong company in peril. A hiring mistake can undo the momentum gained from landing several new customers and quickly eradicate hard-earned profit margins. A hiring mistake can turn trade secrets into public knowledge […]
Ask candidate references the right questions when hiring. It can mean hiring the right talent.
Hiring the right talent can be tricky. You want the candidate to fit into your organization’s culture and also someone who can be effective on the job. Ideally, the person you hire will be a top performer and with your organization for a good period of time. The tricky part comes in when you consider […]
by Mary Key Having the right culture can make the difference between being in business or not. Certainly companies recently nominated as the Best Places to Work in Tampa Bay exemplify the importance of having a culture of engaged employees. Research shows that employee engagement is a huge factor in company productivity and success. Ultimately, […]