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Employing People? Flip a Coin!

Hiring is Less Accurate Than Flipping a Coin If you’re employing people in the traditional manner, you’re better off flipping of coin.  The odds are better. Why is executive hiring so chancy? A case study from the book, You’re Not The Person I Hired!: A CEO’s Survival Guide To Hiring Top Talent (Boydel, Deutsch, Remillard) illustrates the … Continue reading

Your Organisational Crutch (…and how to get rid of it)

See this chair? It’s an organisational crutch. A makeshift, temporary, poor, pseudo-solution to a real problem. That chair– and things like it– limit your productivity. You’ve probably got one too.  (An organisational crutch, that is.  And possibly a chair too.) This chair is found in the home of productivity expert, Dr. Jason Fox (whom I heartily recommend; www.drjasonfox.com). … Continue reading

3 Mistakes New Leaders Make

The 3 Mistakes New Leaders Make Plenty of people start new jobs.  But if you’re starting as the new boss, you’re transition may be tough.  A bad impression by a new leader at the start makes it hard to regain the trust and respect of your team. It’s a fact, whether you’re the President, Prime … Continue reading

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