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Leadership and career
January 25, 2017

Motivating Ethical Mountain Climbing

By: Jim Nortz This post was originally shared in the ACC Docket and is republished here with permission from the author. Last year, I got a crazy idea in my head. I decided it would be "fun" to ride my mountain bike 100 miles on the path along the Erie…
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Leadership and career
February 26, 2016

5 Tips for Better Team Building

Team building is like putting together a jigsaw puzzle. You have a box of bits and pieces that are totally different from one another, but with patience and careful observation you can make everything fit. Team building requires a special understanding of people. It’s both art and science – and…
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September 25, 2015

5 Business Lessons Learned from Everest

by: Adrian Ballinger Starting a business can sometimes feel like facing a mountain that seems impossible. But after summiting Mt. Everest seven times and skiing some of the tallest peaks on the planet, here are some of the essentials I’ve learned about managing risk effectively. A successful result should outweigh…
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August 19, 2015

5 Steps To Unleash Innovation & Improve Work Culture

By: Maxine Attong Investing In People Yields Exponential Rewards Getting your people to contribute more to your organization while simultaneously establishing stronger talent retention must cost a pretty penny, right? Not really, says corporate coach Maxine Attong. “You don’t necessarily need to add expensive new ingredients to the stew, you…
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March 31, 2015

Leadership: Top 5 Ways to Build Your Team and Your Company

By: Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search The top five ways to build your team include: 1. Hiring the best talent: Too often when we select new talent, the focus is on evaluating the professional for the immediate job.  In recruiting for top business leaders, my experience has been that they…
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May 29, 2014

What Makes a Great Boss?

If you've had the good fortune to serve under a phenomenal leader, I'll bet you knew it at the time.  And yet, exactly what it was about that person that made them such a joy to work for them, that x-factor, probably wasn't as clear.  Effective managers are necessarily great…
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April 25, 2014

6 Essential Personalities for Small Businesses

In small firms, every team member is business critical.  These businesses are historically under-resourced, so staff often end up doing double or triple duty, wearing several hats in the interest of keeping overhead costs down.  It’s vital, then, for small businesses to build balanced, effective teams able to adapt to…
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April 4, 2014

Work Friends a Boon to the Bottom Line

If you’re putting in 40 hours at the office every week, you’re likely spending as much time with your co-workers as you do with your family.  Those with longer workweeks get even more face time with colleagues. You spend this much time with the same people – many of whom…
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December 2, 2013

Overachievers Under-Delivering: 6 Reasons Why

Everybody loves an overachiever.  Well, most employers, at any rate.  These are your give-it-all-you’ve-got, work-hard, work-late, slave-to-the-goals perfectionists.  Noble traits, indeed.  Some might argue future leadership lies among the ranks of overachievers.  But your overachievers may be failing you. Gail Miller of ERE.net offers six ways they could be falling…
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November 18, 2013

Recognizing Quality

Recruiting top notch candidates is part art, part science.  You may know a hot candidate when you see one – the problem-solving leader with drive, passion, and an unwavering positive attitude – but the way you interview may make it struggle to recognize those qualities. Fletcher Wimbush of ERE wrote…
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