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New Series! Fostering Fear

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” Reflect on that statement for a moment. You may even have an immediate connection to it, with your own delinquent “to-do’s” catapulting to the center of your attention. It was entrepreneur, author, and investor Timothy Ferriss [...]

Final Post: The Stress Test

Monday, March 9th, 2020

On the Brink of Burnout
Improving stress management capabilities is one thing; bringing employees to the brink of burnout is another. Create a healthy balance between high achievement and high enjoyment. Be spontaneous; this could be as simple as rearranging office furniture or hosting an impromptu casual lunch gathering. Instead of [...]

8th Post: The Stress Test

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

It is also worth considering the dynamic between a personality type and the ability to comfortably cope with change or pressure. Some individuals are wired to embrace bold new ideas and the bigger picture, believing that risks are worth taking and love a challenge. Others are pragmatic, are drawn by [...]

We are so grateful to be celebrating the 12 year work anniversary of Juliette Lovell!

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

A loyal contributor to our success for 12 years. Thank you for you, Juliette! We could not do it without you!

7th Post: The Stress Test

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Consider some of the following questions to evaluate aptitude (aka “stress test”):
• It doesn’t seem as though you have enough experience for this role. Tell me why you believe we should hire you, or why I’m wrong in my assessment.
• Do you think you’re doing well in this interview?
• I [...]

Happy Mardi Gras!

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

6th Post: The Stress Test

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Screening for Stress
It is commonly known that individuals put their best foot forward throughout the interviewing process – both applicants and hiring managers alike. Professional game faces are on, and many would liken a first interview to a first date, which begs the question: when do you really get to [...]

5th Post: The Stress Test

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Think of this; within the workplace, it is common for individuals to achieve promotions based on their commitment to personal success early in their careers. As individual contributors, they can produce more simply by doing more. They can choose to work harder and longer, and to be more productive. There [...]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Friday, February 14th, 2020

4th Post: The Stress Test

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Good leaders can keep cool even when the situation provokes an emotional reaction. But great leaders also help everybody else stay calm and contribute to the imminent situation and impending objectives. There is a difference between managing one’s self and managing the reactions of others, and the two don’t necessarily [...]