4 Surprise Ingredients for Hiring Your Ideal Team

4 Surprise Ingredients for Hiring Your Ideal Team

This week, I was the featured guest author over on the eWomen Network blog discussing hiring your ideal team. The other night I was wide-awake at 2:00 a.m. and was leafing through a cooking magazine. A few pages in, I found a mouthwatering picture of a pie. I immediately felt hungry and ready to make a[…]

The YOLO Principle on Vacation

A Behind the Scenes Look at The YOLO Principle on Vacation

The YOLO Principle™ Takes a Caribbean Vacation On a recent trip to the Caribbean, one of my choices was to dine at a restaurant that got exceptionally high reviews for food, service, and atmosphere. That meal earned a place on my top ten best restaurants, and I will definitely return on my next vacation. Why?[…]

10 insanely fun and creative search techniques

10 Insanely Easy and Fun Search Techniques

Hiring great employees is hard work. Even in the best of times, hiring isn’t easy. You can no longer rely on posting a job and having plenty of qualified candidates come to you. Finding these great employees requires strategic planning, creativity, and some fun search techniques. Fun? Yes, hiring can be an enjoyable process. Here[…]

Fall Is the Perfect Time to Spice Up Your Recruiting

Fall Is the Perfect Time to Spice Up Your Recruiting

  Fall arrives Friday, and with it comes the annual pumpkin spice obsession. People go crazy for their pumpkin spice. It’s like some pumpkin spice cult mesmerizes us. It seems like everything has pumpkin spice in it these days—even Cheerios! A little spice can be a nice change; however, too much can put you into[…]

Recruit Like a Pirate

Recruit Like a Pirate

  Recruiting is often a bold adventure that can feel like a pirate sailing the high seas. Like running a pirate ship, recruiting has lots of moving parts, needs skilled professionals to sail it well, and must be on the lookout for other pirates (aka your competitors) who are also searching for bounty on your[…]

Recruiting Lessons From Super Bowl Commercials

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 a minimum[…]

How to Make the Most of an Ugly Christmas Sweater

  December is a few days away and with it comes a season of holiday gift giving. Most of us can probably think of one gift that stands out in our minds as being perfect. It’s a gift that keeps giving long after it was received and possibly even after it exists. That gift might[…]

3 Lessons from a Demolition Project

On a Saturday morning in July, with a heat index close to 100 degrees at 7:00 a.m., a group of seven men, three young boys, and one women (me) came together to demolish a burned out mobile home. The county was pressuring the owner to demolish the home and the owner had no insurance or[…]

The Top 7 Business Building Lessons I Learned From Dad

  Remember when you learned to ride a bicycle? I was so excited to finally get those training wheels removed and join the older kids. Once those wheels came off, there was no turning back; I would be a big kid. And yet, a part of me was still afraid. You know, that little voice[…]

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