Archive for the ' Leadership' Category

Why is raising capital more celebrated than building a business that is actually profitable? It may be a smarter play to join an actual business rathe...View Details

People are your company’s most valuable asset. Yet the interview process is riddled with actions to support otherwise.  Common Transactional Interv...View Details

Today we are talking about building a high scale remote company.  Try this on for size, a 75-person company without an office! The advantages are dif...View Details

The usefulness or uselessness of AI & Employment branding in Recruiting.  Today’s Quote:  "This is what Steve Jobs understood: Brands are defi...View Details

The Battle between your Need to fill a role vs. hiring for cultural alignment.  More thought needs to go into “Who” you are going to hire than ...View Details

Engagement!  Well, not the type of engagement you might be thinking of.  Engagement in the business sense. Employee engagement is the one critical e...View Details

Offers do not get turned down because of the MONEY… They are turned down because you failed to Understand who the person is and then demonstrate a m...View Details

Ghosting has come full circle now that it is a talent-driven market!  There is no excuse for ghosting someone on either end of the hiring spectrum. I...View Details

Here’s a shocker for you guys today… Hiring Good People is Hard! Or is it? Maybe we just make it hard on ourselves because we make compromises bas...View Details

Attention comparison shoppers... waiting to see a “few more people” to compare before deciding to hire?  Bad Idea, Time kills hires! Riddling you...View Details

Alternative ways to hire salespeople when your company is getting started. Sales are the lifeblood of a company but what do you do when you need to gr...View Details

We are hard-wired to follow a routine. This is why we perform certain tasks better throughout various times of the day. So designing your hiring routi...View Details

Is it a good or bad idea to hire former employees back? In today's job market, people may exit a company to experience life at a startup, change indus...View Details

Not making a decision quickly is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager makes. Often the fear of making the wrong hiring decision leaves people ...View Details

No longer can you, Mr. Hiring manager, get away with bad behavior in an interview and think you will be able to hire the person across the desk from y...View Details

Do personality assessment tests really work? We are going to discuss the why, when & how to give assessment tests. Personally, I am not a big fan ...View Details

The average annual turnover in sales is 25 to 30%. That is the equivalent of hiring & training the entire Sales organization every 4 years! How d...View Details

Diversity & Inclusion is critical to your company’s success but it is not a strategy. Here’s why... D&I needs to be built into the DNA of ...View Details

Erik Huberman, Founder and CEO of Hawke Media, Managing Director of Nest Equity Partners, and Operating Partner of Arrowroot Capital Management

Beerud Sheth, Co-Founder and CEO of Gupshup

Non-verbal communication and digging for clues to get to the root of who people really are.  93% of our communication is delivered non-verbally. Extr...View Details

Brian Frankel, Marketing Consultant of Ignite.Consulting, TiE Charter Member, and Founder, of Mentor Matchmaker

Ravi Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO of OOtify, TiE Charter Member, Investor, and Mentor

The mistakes we, as entrepreneurs and hiring managers, make when building our companies. Often our need to fill overrides our logic in determining the...View Details

We don't hire for human competency but for skill set.  Our language is inhuman in spite of the very real experience of working with HUMANS. People wa...View Details

Before you hire, you need a clear understanding of what you need and Why. What is required needs to be focused on the work that needs to be accomplish...View Details

Employer branding is a very hot topic! Today we are here to challenge conventional wisdom and say that people pitch their company and themselves wrong...View Details

A great hire happens when Career & Hiring objectives are in alignment. Now more than ever, people want to feel whole in their careers and personal...View Details

Today we are talking about Workforce Planning and our goal is to provide Clarity of what is really needed vs. what you think you want.  Evaluating Yo...View Details

What do perspective Employees really want? A Personal connection or an automated interaction? I argue personal connection!My hope is that AI will be t...View Details

Conversational Capacity is the ability to balance Candor and Curiosity under pressure. Critical elements to every entrepreneur and business leader who...View Details

A true partner has your back! Look for the person who shares your values and invests the time to understand the intricacies of your company.  Today...View Details

The One change you must make for 2019. Overcoming hiring failures. Spoiler Alert: it is your Interview Process… 1950 called and they want their proc...View Details

After years of experience in the challenging world of executive search, Christian Spletzer founded Clockwork Recruiting to improve how search firms an...View Details

It’s all about Purpose... Why? Because if your model exists just to make money, you won’t be relevant anymore. What is your companies purpose? To...View Details

In today’s hiring market, People have options, know they are in the driver's seat. It is really not entirely your choice anymore! Here’s the kicke...View Details

The Anatomy of a Recruiting Call. People do not respond to you because you are sending the wrong message! What do You Say that is Triggering a person...View Details

Did you know that according to LinkedIn “83% of talent say a negative interview experience can change their mind about a role or company they once l...View Details

Congratulations! You closed your first round of funding, what's next? To scale, you better have a plan, a structure and commitments for who’s on boa...View Details

Define and build your core company values. Companies with clearly defined values & purpose consistently outperform their competitors by as much as...View Details

Are you shocked that your offer was turned down? Today, We are discussing the reality of the current hiring landscape.Spoiler Alert: It is ultra compe...View Details

In honor of this weeks DisruptHR, today we are talking about disruption. Disruption will impact your business and it is coming faster than you think! ...View Details

Why should we care about Emotional Intelligence when building a company today? People with high EQ, work better with others, manage customers more eff...View Details

Why is it that we put more thought into lunch choices than we do our career or hiring decisions? Today we are going to discuss the top three bad habit...View Details

Culture has a profound impact on company performance, often there is a disconnect between what management thinks the culture is and how your people pe...View Details

Invest the time to really get to know the people you are going to hire. Especially in the beginning stages of your company. Be picky! Your companies ...View Details

Don't underestimate the power of giving and receiving feedback in the interview process. Feedback helps your company improve your hiring process and i...View Details

Today we are talking about the chemistry of your team! Look, you can have the greatest product in the world but without a strong team chemistry, your ...View Details

 According to Wikipedia, Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts. Gamification commonly em...View Details

 A majority of the most talented people have terrible resumes. Why? Because they are busy making things happen! Companies miss out on great people b...View Details