5 Hiring Lessons From Dr. Seuss

Share This! Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, would be amazed to find that the lessons in his children’s books contain valuable hiring lessons for small businesses who struggle with recruiting the right people. Most of us have a favorite Dr. Seuss book and while we may not consciously be aware the lessons came[…]

Decoding the mystery of hiring the right people.

Decoding the Mystery of Hiring the Right People

Share This!  Imagine that it’s 1:00 a.m. and you are wide awake. You spent the day dealing with problem employees, and you dread tomorrow because it will be more of the same. Running your business should be easier. Your product or service is great. Instead of living your life’s dream and watching your bank account[…]

Recruit Using Core Values

Recruit Using Core Values

Share This! “You had me at hello.” This phrase from the movie Jerry Maguire came to me the other day while shopping. Imagine you are shopping with a girlfriend and stepping into a store to browse and perhaps try on a cute dress, blouse, or ooh and aah over some jewelry. I immediately found a[…]

Hiring Using a GPS Mindset

Share This! Hiring the right people is the most important thing a small business owner does. Each hire is critical, and making a bad choice can cost you thousands of dollars, hours of your time, and potentially harm your business. If you are tired of struggling with hiring, a small shift in perspective will produce[…]

Fall in love with hiring

Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

Share This! Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and everyone is focused on love—either celebrating it or longing for it. As a small business owner, you probably feel this way all the time: either you have the right people and celebrate their success, or you long to find the right people and hope that someday you’ll get[…]

Five Daily Habits to Turbocharge Your Recruiting

Share This! I’ve written many times about effective recruiting processes and how to implement them in your business. I hear from clients and my insightful community that you understand the concepts; it’s putting them into practice where you run into difficulty. The key to implementation is to change your behavior. Unfortunately, many of us have[…]

Recruiting Lessons From Super Bowl Commercials

Share This! Super Bowl LI is this Sunday. Sports fans are debating the skills of the quarterbacks, wide receivers, and running backs, while also arguing about which defense can stop the high-powered offenses of the two teams. The rest of us are talking about the commercials. This year, a 30-second commercial is reported to cost[…]

Three Steps to Conquer Procrastination

Share This! by Rebecca Barnes-Hogg Meriam-Webster defines procrastination as “to put off intentionally and habitually.” Most of us suffer from this affliction. I confess that I procrastinated before writing this blog. Why do we procrastinate? The three most popular reasons we habitually postpone tasks are: We lack clearly defined intentions, making it difficult to know[…]

What’s Your Word?

Share This! Happy New Year! Many people view the beginning of a new year as a time for resolutions about things they want to start, stop or change. Because we tend to think in terms of 12-month time periods, the start of a new year seems to be the perfect time for resolutions like these.[…]