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How False Assumptions Wastes Good Talent

Generalizations can save us a lot of time. It’s what our brain does to organize our world and help us make quick decisions. But, do you ever think how false assumptions can obscure great opportunities and waste a lot of … Continue reading

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How to Win The Battle for Chinese Talent

by Michael Whelan I have always jokingly told my friends that if China has the same incidence of characters as the rest of humanity, then its stands to reason that there are more geniuses, thieves, brilliant people and crooks than … Continue reading

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Can Data Help Us Hire Better Talent?

by Helen Whelan Hiring the right person for a job can be difficult at best. Managers often hire people like themselves or focus too much on past experience. Lou Adler, a former executive search recruiter and author of “The Essential … Continue reading

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Finding Great Talent and Becoming a Rare Talent

Would you hire someone who had an early success but then was fired or failed?  After this person was fired, he went on to start a new company but that didn’t do well. Finally, he succeeded.  Would you hire him or … Continue reading

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Changing Poor Execution Behaviors Among Teams

Leadership Skills Motivation Training DVD Videos Online Leadership Corporate Training Videos Motivational Leadership Development Speakers Teams traditionally go through four stages of development: forming, storming, norming and performing (Tuckman, 1965). Most new teams spend the majority of their time in … Continue reading

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Leadership Skills and Self Awareness

If you’re in the business of talent acquisition or global strategic sourcing, you might not be worried about your best talent bolting. After all, we still have high unemployment numbers. But, what happens when your competition takes a different strategy and realizes your team … Continue reading

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