Hiring Anxiety is Like a New Pair of Shoes

Share This! Have you ever bought a new pair of tennis shoes and were so excited about wearing them, and yet afraid to wear them because you didn’t want to ruin their appearance? Maybe I’m the only one that feels who way, or maybe there are plenty of you out there who share my anxiety[…]

Is Your Hiring Process a Game of Two Truths and a Lie?

Share This! Your hiring process should uncover the truth about the people you hire. Two Truths and a Lie is a popular icebreaker and party game and can be a lot of fun. The problem is that we play this game with our candidates without realizing it. How much do you really know about your[…]

Spring Cleaning Your Recruiting

Spring Cleaning Your Recruiting

Share This! At 6:28 EDT today, spring arrived! After the recent snowstorms and cold weather, most of us are more than ready to welcome spring. It’s a time of renewal, rebirth, and cleansing of things we accumulated during the winter that we no longer need. I love this quote from William Morris, “Have nothing in[…]

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[…]

5 Things to Remember when Recruiting

Share This! by Rebecca Barnes-Hogg We are now a couple of weeks into the new year and most of those shiny New Year’s resolutions have been trampled in the dust. You may even have an occasional pang of guilt about discarding your resolution so quickly. You might take comfort in knowing that statistics prove resolutions[…]

Think You’re Not Good Enough—Here’s Why

Share This! Welcome Guest Expert Summer Turner! An experienced teacher and trainer, Summer Turner combines brain science, psychology, creativity and spirituality to help introverted businesswomen create meaningful success from inside their comfort zone. Visit her website to learn more about how Summer helps introverted womanpreneurs who want a life and business of Ease and Flow in spiritual,[…]

3 Things You Can Learn About Recruiting at the Beach

Share This! I went to the beach this weekend. For those of you who had to deal with snow, I’m sorry. While I was relaxing and enjoying the sound of the waves and gulls, a young girl about two years old and her father arrived and began playing catch. The father would lightly toss the[…]

A Special Thank You Offer

Share This! After the Pilgrims’ first harvest in the New World 395 years ago, they celebrated with a three-day feast of prayer and thanksgiving. The Pilgrims shared the bounty of a successful growing season with the Native Americans and gave thanks for their abundant harvest and good health. Over the years, traditions have changed and evolved, but[…]