• The Big Ask

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Simply asking more of people helps them to rise up to any occasion. What if you could achieve more for your business just by asking more of your team? People are often flattered when asked to do something different or new. Asking the big and small questions, you will see your team and business enjoys success and thrive overall. Ask for More Think about how you can ask more of your staff. Shying away from asking them to take on challenges and big situations, you limit their growth and potential. By asking them...
  • Give Yourself Another Chance

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? We can be our own worst critics. People often allow the pressures of life, their shortcomings, mistakes, and regrets keep them down. What if you switched gears and gave yourself another chance? How much more could you accomplish? Wouldn’t you feel better in general? Considering the following and give yourself both a little grace and a fighting chance in the months to come: Forgive Yourself Let things go. We all have made mistakes and have a few past regrets. However, you don’t do yourself any good by holding onto them. It’s time to...
  • Getting Clarity of Purpose for Your Business

     Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? What does a big win look like for your company today? Do you think that your team could answer the question in a similar way as you? Some may mention the core values or income goals while others wouldn’t be able to recall the company mission statement. What would it take to get everyone on the same page? How can we get better clarity with our purpose for business? We Want to Win Our deepest and most core instinct are to win in life and business. However, we all define that a little...
  • The Cloud is Changing Human Capital Management

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Businesses often struggle with workforce operations no matter their size. Incorporating more cloud-based and mobile technologies will help to fine tune their organization and ease the challenges they face. Companies have the option to customize the technology so that it fits with their culture and HR department. The Benefits of the Cloud Rather than the typical reporting of attendance and scheduling, the cloud will allow companies to focus on predictive modeling. This means that businesses will utilize the correct number of employees that are the best fit for their roles and ultimately at...
  • The Importance of the Human Element in Your Hiring Process

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Hiring has changed extensively over the years. These days’ companies are working even harder to find the most talented candidates for their teams. In fact, in the United States, the average time it takes to hire is almost 23 days. We live in an extremely social day and age. Technology networks us in constantly and yet we somehow miss the human element because of screen time with our devices. The hiring process must stay human focused and less technology focused. People are relational and like to stay engaged with hiring managers during the...
  • Warren Buffett – 3 Traits To Look For When Hiring

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? There is no specific recipe for the right hire. However, there are traits that you can look for in order to secure the most talented candidates for your company. Warren Buffett is a renowned investor and considered extremely wise in business with an advanced skillset that enabled him to build some of the most profitable companies worldwide. Behind every great leader is a team of dynamic individuals. This is true of Buffett. What were the traits that he looked for as he hired his managers and advisors? Frequently, he speaks at universities and...
  • Why Top Salespeople Leave, Stay and Join a Company

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? At some point every company struggles with how to secure top talent and get them to stay for the long haul. There are some common reasons why the best salespeople leave, stay, and join a company. Consider the following and perhaps change your strategy in order to hold attract and hold on to the best candidates. Reasons to Join Your Team 1.  Attractive compensation package People that are in sales want to keep things simple and a package that is overly difficult will not be a perk for them. They want a plan...
  • Improve Your Recruiting Processes

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Acquiring top talent is difficult and yet so crucial to your business’ success. Technology has advanced the recruitment process and coupled with some element of human interaction only secures better candidates. Today, there are plentiful technological recruiting and assessment options. However, companies are not able to measure the long-term impact of these hiring advances as well as you’d think. They struggle to pinpoint the level of quality hires and how long they stay. Hiring managers expect more out of their candidates, especially after they’ve been given assessments and the tools necessary to reveal...
  • Corporate learning will be transformed and will take on more importance

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? It’s time we take a look around at the changing world around us. Corporations are coming face to face with being in need of running their business different. If you do not make the transformations needed, you will face difficult financial times. It is best for you to understand that technology and the internet has opened doors for people that have never been opened before. These developments already have impacted your company and will continue. In order to be successful in the future of doing business, you will need to make certain your...
  • 5 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Most people spend more time at work each week than anywhere else. In other words, it’s crucial to be with the right company rather than one that could be a detriment to your career. The American Psychological Association conducted a study of employees in demanding positions with high levels of stress. Their findings determined that these people deal with high anxiety, depression, sleep deprivation and overall exhaustion. If you choose to stay in a job that causes health issues, then you will hurt yourself and your career. Often employees stay at a company...