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Who’s Got Your Back?

Along with the cornerstone activity of setting goals and imagining them to be true from my last post, “The Slow Death of Idle,” another tried-and-true quality among leaders we respect and admire is having a long list of supporters. We all know despite technological advances in the workplace we still need meaningful face-to-face exchanges, particularly when ...

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7 Steps to Finding Your Next Superstar on LinkedIn

If you read my last post, “Please Accept My Resignation,” I presented this concept that everyone is responsible for finding talent. Particularly with senior talent, recruiters don’t hire leaders, leaders hire leaders. Using social media can be an easy, effective way for CEOs and executives to find, establish and maintain important contacts to reduce talent ...

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Please Accept My Resignation

  Imagine that today your #1 person turns in his/her resignation. This is a shock. Your company has a robust talent management process. You identify people from within, precisely defining each level of their leadership lives with accompanying training. You analyzed this person’s compensation and paid them above market. Maybe they even had a development ...