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Workplace DNA: The Proper Profile

In scientific circles, DNA is short for deoxyribonucleic acid. It is the essential component of life, carrying the genetic information that dictates the organization and function of living cells. It is the blueprint that determines who we are. From physical and personality traits to criminal convictions, DNA is a powerful aspect of our lives. Every […]

Ready, Set, Jump! – An Employer’s Perspective

A Candidate’s Market According to the article “Ready, Set, Jump!: How to Profit From the Ultra-Tight Job Market Right Now,” published in the most recent edition of Fortune magazine, “About 6 million jobs are open at U.S. companies, near an all-time high.” Meanwhile, unemployment is near a record low, with Management occupations at 2% and […]

How can I be a better leader?

Whenever anyone starts talking about being a good leader we all start visualizing in our mind who we think of when we think of great leaders. It might be US Presidents like: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, or John F. Kennedy. Other World Leaders like: Winston Churchill, Margaret Thatcher, or Mahatma Gandhi. It might be Military […]

Essential Leadership Traits

Beyond these basic traits, leaders of today must also possess traits that will help them motivate others and lead them in new directions. Leaders of the future must be able to envision the future and convince others that their vision is worth following. To do this, they must have the following personality traits: High energy. […]

4 Workplace Myths You May Have Heard

Myths abound in the workplace regarding the availability, motivations, and desires of today’s employee.  Here are four dangerous workforce myths that need to be forever buried and replaced by new realities. Myth #1: You just can’t find good people these days. New Reality #1: There are millions of great employees in the workplace. To achieve great results, […]

How to Overcome Overwhelmed

Overwhelmed. Confused. Aggravated. Unproductive. Disorganized. Frustrated. Ever felt that way at work? I did this morning. Three hours of false starts and wasted time over how much I have to do, how little time I have to do it, how little resources I have available, and on and on and on. You get the picture. […]