Be prepared, talk about them and use their company name during the interview, make it personal, make it real and…
Every single person we encounter, every second of every day, is a key actor in our professional sphere.
Time is in such short supply. Or is it? Since I started my foray into entrepreneurship, time has been one big battle.
When you take the perspective that every system – human or otherwise – has something that works already – it opens up the opportunity and the possibility to begin to address change from those perspectives.
What if you’re currently employed, don’t want to rock the boat at work, but want to start exploring the idea of landing a fresh new role?
One of my guilty pleasures. The tv-show The Amazing Race. Years back I nearly became a contestant on it. As I watch The Amazing Race now I wonder, what the heck was I thinking? It is a hyper-pressure show. A thrilling metaphor for how we succeed or fail in the game of life. Teams of […]
Suggesting a Chief Customer Officer may seem frivolous to leaders who believe they already focus on customers. There’s often a proliferation of tactics and projects underway. The problem is these disconnected actions don’t amount to anything significant for customers. Here are six conditions and six critical checkpoints for considering a CCO: 1. Will leaders be […]
The human mind needs very little encouragement to explore. Even the most introverted of minds has the ability to wander off once in a while. We love to dream [have a vision] of possibilities. And dreams excite us! In 1980, my brother and I hunkered down in a hidden corner of our garden with a […]
70-80% of the best executive jobs never come to the open market. Why then do most senior level candidates seem perfectly happy to focus on applying for advertised roles (where the competition is fierce, not to mention if the role is actually a ‘real’ one), rather than exploring the biggest slice of the cake, the […]
Is your senior executive job search taking longer than you had planned? Has your resilience started to fray around the edges? We’ve just received the findings from an independent detailed candidate and recruiter survey, which found that 51% of candidates had been looking for their new role for four months or longer, with 1 in […]