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  • Successful CEOs Spend Less Time Managing Than You Think

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Successful CEO’s have the ability to spend their time in the most efficient way possible. Their focus is to grow their organization. They’re focused on encouraging their employees to work hard for their company. CEOs are master delegators. They spend less than 40% of their time focused down, managing others. Instead, they spend upwards to 30% of their time looking up and another 30% looking out. Looking Up One of the CEO’s main purposes is to be the public face of their organization. They’re the person that shareholders and boards of directors look...
  • What to Do When Your Meeting Reaches an Impasse

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? We’ve all been there - a work meeting that seems to last forever because no one can agree. Everyone wants to be heard and everyone wants their input to matter. But, alas, you are at an impasse. So what do you do when you reach this point? You want to keep communication open and have an effective meeting, but aren’t sure how to do that. The following are just a few helpful tips to prevent an impasse at your next meeting. Have a Plan Not only is it good to have a plan...
  • Here’s How You Can Improve Your Team’s Production

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? It’s no secret that a team should be able to get more done that someone working by themselves. If you are a team leader than it is up to you to help your team be the best they can be. One of the top ways that you can help your team improve and succeed is teaching them quality time management skills. Limiting Casual Conversations If you are working with the same people every day, then you are going to have casual conversations during work hours. There is nothing wrong with talking with your...
  • How to Retain Your Millennial Workforce

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? In this tight job market, business leaders are seeing high turnover rates and employees that seem to job hop. One of the best things you can do as a business leader is to take steps to ensure your employees stick around. Millennial's make up over a third of the workforce. Here are some important steps you can take to retain your employees. Statistics of Millennial's in the Workplace Millennial's make up a good portion of the workforce today but unlike their counterparts, they tend to stay at a job for only about 2.5...
  • You Need to Develop These Social Media Habits Now

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Becoming a successful company that thrives doesn’t happen by accident, you need to make sure you are practicing good habits. Companies and brands will often turn to social media influencers to push their products because they know people will trust them. It is important for companies to use social media, because if you don’t, your competition will. Habits Of Leaders On Social Media If your goal is to get noticed and actually make money with your brand, then social media is your secret weapon. Take a look at some of the most successful...
  • Here’s a Simple Test to Make Good Decisions

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? We all make decisions every day. What time to get up, what to wear, and what to eat for breakfast. But these are easy decisions. What do you do when your decision holds a little more weight? When it affects your business, your career, or your family? Well, Warren Buffet, a self-made billionaire, thinks tough decisions are easy because they all boil down to reputation. Passing the Newspaper Test Rightfully so, Buffet feels that one can have all of the money in the world, but if he or she doesn’t have a positive...
  • The Fastest Way to Become a CEO

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? You might be wondering why some people have careers that take off and others take a little bit longer or even come to a halt. While you always want to be at a job you love, it probably wouldn’t be a terrible thing to get to the top faster. Let’s find out how some of those CEO “sprinters” reached the top title quicker than the average. You Don’t Have to Have the Perfect Pedigree You aren’t always going to find someone with a perfect pedigree is at the top of the pyramid. You...
  • How it Affects Employees to Take Your Stress Out On Them

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? When you are an executive, relying on others for your job performance is tough. Though you’ve laid out a clear plan, you may find your employees slow-moving or unmotivated, causing you frustration and concern. You follow up with them time and time again to get a simple task or project completed. But, have you ever stopped to consider that you may actually be the problem? When you confront a team member in a contentious manner, he or she is immediately put on the defensive. This triggers a biological response that releases stress chemicals,...
  • Common Misconceptions About Recruiters

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Whether you are fresh out of college or in the market for a new position, there is a high chance that you will have a conversation with a recruiter. Recruiters are a valuable and significant part during someone's search for a new job or even if they are looking to advance in their current career. Most people don’t even know what goes on at recruiting firms, so we wanted to ensure you were fully informed. It’s important to know how recruiters work, what their limitations are, how they can ultimately help you. Knowing...
  • A Leader’s Ability to Think and Judge Critically

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Believe it or not, a leader that has the ability to think and judge critically is more important than a resume full of accolades. If you want to hire a dynamic individual, then you need to focus on selecting a high-level thinker. While looking for the next top talent for your company, be sure to place the capacity for judgment and critical thinking as part of the criteria as you make your hiring decision. You’ll make a better and better-rounded hire. Good, Sound Judgment One that has good judgment is able to be...

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