The Top 5 Listening Mistakes (What to Do Instead)

It's a proven fact:  listening is more than just the physical act of hearing.  So why do we sometimes "zone out" during conversations?  Even though we may be able to hear what is being said, it's only through aggressive listening that we can really understand what is being said -- on both denotative (definitions) and connotative (emotional) … Continue reading The Top 5 Listening Mistakes (What to Do Instead)

Hiring for Competencies [VIDEO]

The world of work is changing rapidly and affecting both employees and the managers who must find the "right fit" in the hiring process.  Many of us feel overworked as we constantly strive to complete projects faster in the name of "efficiency." But this can lead to a major recruitment dilemma:  when you're in a … Continue reading Hiring for Competencies [VIDEO]

Paradigm Shifter #19: Creativity and implementation are NOT mutually exclusive – success requires both

Paradigm Shifter #19: Creativity and implementation are NOT mutually exclusive – success requires both (by Dr. Geri Puleo). http://wp.me/p2fzap-6t

Meetings: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

OK, I admit it -- I hate attending most meetings. Why?  Because in over 30 years of meetings, I’ve found that there is rarely a set agenda, attendees tend to come minimally prepared and there doesn’t seem to be a defined reason or objective to hold the meeting in the first place.  And most people … Continue reading Meetings: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly