Does It Tell A Story? – AVC. Storytelling seems to be on everyone’s mind these days! There are companies dedicated to it, technology platforms that help you create and publish content (stories). Consulting firms that will work with you and your team to craft the “Corporate Story” etc…. You know what ? I think it […]
Jason & Chamath Palihapitiya at Hack the North: money, markets, motivation & mercenaries – YouTube. What an incredible interview. There is some awesome advice buried inside the conversation… One thing that I took away right away was the idea of doing something work working someplace because the product being created is something that you WANT […]
The secret formula for joy: Amanda Gore at TEDxNoosa 2014 – YouTube. This is one of the best presentations I have listened to in a long time. She is a dynamic speaker with a wickedly cool accent, but the message that she is putting out there for our consumption is FANTASTIC !! Do yourself […]
I Love High Tech—and We Should Leverage it in Hiring—but Here’s Some Old-School Advice That Still Works | LinkedIn. This article is so spot on its not even funny. A day does not go by without hearing the objection “the candidate has had too many jobs, that means they can’t stick anything out, so […]
Can a picture REALLY tell a thousand words?, Career. What would your picture be ?? I have been racking my brain trying to figure out what I would like my picture to be….it is not as easy as you think ! Think about it….really think about it…..it is an interesting exercise in how […]
Social Media Headhunter: How To Gain From Networking: The Spirit Of Generosity. What a great article. I think back to Jerry Maguire, one of my all time favorite movies, and the quote….The Key To This Business is personal relationships….and the way to make any relationship personal is to find a way to help the other […]
Hate Small Talk? These 5 Questions Will Help You Work Any Room | Fast Company.
Make Your Personal Brand Stand Out in Three Easy Steps | Personal Branding Blog – Dan Schawbel. People do business with people, which means people hire people…which means that you need to not be afraid to be yourself and do some things that are going to make you stand out…..Take the time, put forth […]
When is a ‘client’ not a client ? «. This is one area of recruitment where there is a grey area. I have heard stories of companies signing every firm in town to their “vendor” list just to insure that they would not have their people poached….and this company had no intention of letting the […]
While you might think what Scott talks about will only apply to a charity, or nonprofit…you are wrong…the ideas and attitudes he talks about….passion, stories, getting people caught up in what you are doing…is something that everyone who is doing anything they believe is worthwhile should pay attention to…. Enjoy !! Keen On… Scott […]
Sanders Says – How To Be Great At Giving. We live in a world where giving should be at the forefront of everything we do, but instead it usually takes a back seat and we are more concerned about what’s in it for me, vs. how can I help someone else…… If we focus on […]
Relationship Building Is Much More Than Selling | Inc.com. Don’t be the nameless, faceless person on the other end of the phone…..don’t make the “cold call”…find the common ground or person and leverage it as best you can…. There is some real truth in this article for sure…..
Why Customer “Relationships” Are Overrated | CustomerThink. I am not sure I totally agree with this statement, but there is some truth to what is being said…especially the last paragraph….it is a shame that most business don’t deliver on what they promise consistently…but it is good, very good in fact, for the companies that […]
2011 December | Sneakerhead VC. Great article, written awhile ago but still is EXTREMELY relevant! There are some companies that discount culture as a critical piece of their core business and hiring process…and they do this to their detriment. People have to be able to engage, become inspired, thrive and absolutely play nice in the […]
Why You Should Never Make a Cold Call Again | Personal Branding Blog – Dan Schawbel. Just to clarify….you should be willing to make a cold call if you need to….you just should not have to make a truly “cold” call ever again…..there is just way too much information out there these days […]