Posts:April 2014, Careers and Culture
Even Seasoned PR People Need Feedback. Ask For It.
Every high-performance professional, such as athletes, dancers and actors, knows that the single most important aspect of their success is feedback. Feedback is information about the past or present that will influence the future. Without it, we’re left guessing about how to improve, or falsely confident about what’s actually working. Olympians get it from professional coaches. Oscar-winning […]
The Purpose Driven Organization: Moving from Talk to Walk
There’s been a lot written about how wonderful it is when an organization is driven by a sense of purpose, the service of something greater than its stock price. When this happens, it draws employees who want to bring that value to the world, and it connects with constituencies outside the organization who share similar […]
Should You Always be Looking for the “Perfect” Candidate?
I’m sure many of you have read the recently published Op-Ed piece in the NY Times, The Employer’s Creed, by David Brooks. If you haven’t, you should. It’s a great read on a topic that I’m passionate about – hiring. I’ve always known I was “powerful,” but hadn’t given a lot of thought to the […]