2013 May

Is Potential More Important than Experience?

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes For 35 years I’ve been successfully convincing hiring managers that raw experience and skills are far less important than past performance and future potential. It hasn’t been easy. They See on www.linkedin.com

Want Rock Star Talent in Your Company? Look for These 5 Key Elements

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes I love finding and nurturing talent. It is a common thread throughout my career. Whether it was discovering and signing the Nine Inch Nails and Presidents of the USA (pictured) when I was in the See on www.linkedin.com

Top 10 professional life coaching myths

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Think you know what a professional life coach does? Guess again See on www.cbsnews.com

Total Body Tune-Up: The Top 5 Reasons Your Body Loves a Detox

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Summer’s almost here, but you’re shopping for a beach burka, instead of a nice one-piece or a bikini. You’re feeling bloated and rundown and your belly is misbehaving. See on www.drfranklipman.com

Want to Perform Better? Get Uncomfortable

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers Blogger and career coach Penelope Trunk gives her spin on Eleanor Roosevelt’s classic advice to do one thing every day that scares you. See on www.inc.com

3 Clich├ęs to Live By

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Clichés exist for a reason: They usually contain a grain of truth. VC Fred Wilson explains when conventional wisdom is just that–wise. See on www.inc.com

4 Surprisingly Effective Things to Say

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes As the boss, you have to know it all and always be in the right. Wrong. Try these simple, yet powerful words to build trust and lead with integrity. See on www.inc.com

Are You Consultative Selling?

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Sales people are under a lot of pressure to perform and to do so quickly. When presented with a “process” many times they see this as sales prevention. See on www.lottspace.com

Inside the Brain of a Leader

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Can neurological rewiring boost leadership skills? See on www.inc.com

How We Train Employees to Analyze the Business

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Most important, when giving feedback: be direct. See on boss.blogs.nytimes.com

Steve Jobs Emails Show How to Win a Hard-Nosed Negotiation

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes The U.S. government’s price-fixing lawsuit against Apple goes to trial next month in New York. Ahead of its court date, the U.S. released emails that purport to show Apple was t… See on mashable.com

Are You Making This Mistake at the End of Your Meetings?

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? Five, because deciding is different than doing.” Decisions are worthless … unless you turn them into See on www.linkedin.com

How Will Adding Intelligence to Everyday Things Change Your World?

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes On a global level, we are adding connected intelligence to both machines and objects using chips, micro sensors, and both wired and wireless networks to create a rapidly growing “Internet of See on www.linkedin.com

What is the Purpose of an Interview?

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes I find it interesting that most hiring managers will spend more time thinking about and evaluating which car, refrigerator or TV to buy, than interviewing and evaluating candidates.We’re now See on www.linkedin.com

Job-seekers: How to Ensure You’re Accurately Assessed

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Caution is urged: the advice that follows will not help you get a job you don’t deserve, but it will help you get one you do.In a recent post I suggested that these were the three primary See on www.linkedin.com

The Courage to Change

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers In the spring of 2004, while riding in the back of a darkened helicopter that flew low across the desert floor of Western Iraq, I had an alarming realization. My team and I were en route back to our See on www.linkedin.com

What Makes a Leader?

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today’s topics and challenges in business management. See on hbr.org

7 Steps to Prevent Getting Stuck in an Emotion | Tiny Buddha

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers By following these steps, you’ll train your mind & your body to process emotions in a healthy manner, leaving you free to explore the next chapter of your life. See on tinybuddha.com

Why Humor Makes You More Creative

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers You can’t selfmonitor your way to innovation. A jovial office environment is hugely important and a few good laughs can change everything at work. See on www.fastcompany.com

Who is Your Least Preferred Co-Worker?

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers We’ve all met them – those individuals who drive us to the workplace “brink”. They have an uncanny ability to “push our buttons” and completely stress us out. (They might talk See on www.linkedin.com

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