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If you’re in the hot seat to hire and don’t know where to start, a recruiter is a good place. But you have to find the right one. You could go with the first recommendation you get. You could choose that eager young recruiter who keeps contacting...

There once was an old grumpy man no one liked. Gloomy, complaining, always in a bad mood. The people in the village mostly just stayed away from him. Then one day, a rumor started going around the village. “Did you hear? The old man is smiling...

These are unprecedented, stressful times for a lot of people. For leaders in particular, they’re incredibly high-pressure. You’re trying to keep your team motivated while scrambling to enable new ways of working virtually. You’re protecting your employees, but keeping them in collaboration. It’s tough. Experts...

What do you do when you want to achieve something that seems out of reach? You set goals.   Setting goals is important, but there is something else you should be looking at to achieve those goals.   Focus on your system.   Author James Clear gives the example of...

When faced with a tough decision, most people say "I'm going to sleep on it." Time to think is important, but having a strategy to digest those thoughts is necessary. Instead of just sleeping on it or getting tangled in your thoughts, Chip and Dan...

Would you show up for an in-person work meeting in your pajamas, bowl of cereal in hand? While there are plenty of heated opinions about whether video calls are as productive as face-to-face meetings, the reality today is that a lot of people are having a...

Some see a commute to an office every day as a slog. For them, suddenly working from home is a dream. For others, the commute to the office lends a sense of routine and normalcy. These folks are not excited about sheltering in place, or even...

We are living (and working) through a moment where in-person contact is being limited. When it comes to hiring, this means video interviews are becoming more common, which is why we've put together this tip-sheet to help navigate these difficult times. 1 - Pick the right...

If you were to get resume advice from anyone who would it be? How about Google’s Director of Talent, Kyle Ewing? The company receives literally millions of resumes a year, and a real, live person reads every single one. Here’s what Ewing says are the four most...

"What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” Reflect on that statement for a moment. You may even have an immediate connection to it, with your own delinquent “to-do’s” catapulting to the center of your attention. It was entrepreneur, author, and...