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TalentCulture | August 22, 2014

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Decoded: 5 Business Leadership Lessons from Jay-Z

March 22, 2012 | 6

While on vacation recently, I thought I’d do some light reading by the pool… break away from work and business books and read some fun pop culture stuff. So I Kindled Jay-Z’s book, “Decoded.” I was expecting to learn about … Read More

Freelancers Make Better Business Biscuits: #TChat Recap

March 15, 2012 | 3

It’s feast or famine, but the flexibility of the feast is what can be so tasty, especially when we’re hands on in the creating. Sometimes that’s out of necessity, sometimes it’s out of want, and sometimes it’s the very essence … Read More

An Open Letter to Someone Taking an Employment Assessment

January 19, 2012 | 6

Written by Daniel Crosby

Dear Job Seeker,

Hi there, it’s me, the organizational psychologist with whom you’ll be spending the next few hours. I know that you’re nervous and that I’m all that stands between you and this next gig, … Read More

Performance Reviews: Like Bad High School Movies: #TChat Recap

January 5, 2012 | 8

It’s like a bad high school movie — where one clique picks on another less popular clique. But in this movie, it’s not the popular kids who taunt the geeky ones. No, in this movie the still popular kids are … Read More

Beauty is Pain: An Overlooked Discrimination

October 17, 2011 | 22

While much said and written about discrimination due to race, religion, disability, and gender in general, the bias for and against beauty is often overlooked in the world of work. It’s worth closer inspection by leaders and others in today’s workplace…Read More

Conscious Communication in an Info-Overloaded World

September 27, 2011 | 1

Poor communication creates frustration and can make for inefficient interactions, inevitably leading to stress or the monkey mind of coulda, shoulda, woulda whether at work or at home.Read More

Create an Unsinkable Resume

September 9, 2011 | 10

Alicia Arenas’ recent TalentCulture post, Business Leaders: Go Niche or Go Home resonated!

Arenas says that entrepreneurs must “choose a target market.” Similarly, job seekers must zero in on their target reader, and then laser-focus their words … Read More

Career Existentialism And Its Affect On Organizations

August 24, 2011 |

On my blog I’m constantly encouraging leaders to build and develop their people. It’s an absolute essential to create a positive culture that is engaging and profitable. It positions organizations to become an employer of choice which attracts … Read More

7 Personal Tune-Ups for Tough Times

August 20, 2011 | 15

We had lunch last weekend with friends we had not seen for quite some time. My former co-worker’s spouse looked at me, as I was now more than 20 months away from the corporate world in which she’s … Read More

Business Leaders Go Niche or Go Home

August 12, 2011 | 7

A friend asked me this question: “If you could give a client only one piece of advice, what would it be?” Easy answer: Choose a target market.

On the one hand, it seems to make sense … Read More