Category Archives: Talent Management

5 Benefits of Involving Your Team in the Hiring Decision

You are making a big mistake if you aren’t involving your team members in the hiring decision of new employees. Regular readers of my blog will know that over the last several weeks I have been knee-deep in the process … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Leaders Should Stop the Foolish Pursuit of Happiness at Work

To borrow from Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy:” It might seem crazy what I’m about to say… But I really don’t care if you’re happy at work. In fact, I think all the hype about happiness at work is a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Engagement, Happiness, Leadership, Morale, Talent Management | Tagged , , , , | 29 Comments

The One Responsibility a Leader Can’t Delegate

Sixty resumes submitted and counting. A half-dozen interviews scheduled and more in the pipeline. Key team members prepared to have hour upon hour devoured in interviews, presentations, and meetings. The thought of having several weeks consumed by the process of hiring … Continue reading

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Leadership Development Carnival – January 2014

Welcome to the January 6, 2014 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! One of the best ways to improve as a leader is to reflect upon your past experiences, catalog the lessons learned, and apply that information to your future … Continue reading

Posted in Career Growth, Coaching, Communication, Culture, Engagement, Ethics, Leadership, Leadership Development Carnival, Management, Performance Management, Servant Leadership, Success, Talent Management | 14 Comments

Five Benefits of Losing Your Star Players

My team is undergoing a tremendous amount of change as several of our long-term, star players are moving on to other opportunities both in and outside the organization. For several years the composition of my team has remained relatively stable … Continue reading

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