How to Overcome Your Hiring Complaints

How to Overcome Your Hiring Complaints

One of the most frequent hiring complaints I hear in a gathering of business people is “It’s too hard to find and keep good people.” When asked why, responses typically include: there are no qualified candidates available, larger companies take the best applicants, or, the most frequent excuse, no one has a strong work ethic anymore.[…]

Set Yourself Up for Success in 2018

Welcome to 2018! This is a great time to examine your 2017 and set yourself up for success in 2018. What kind of a year did you have? If you looked back at your business on January 1, 2017, and the goals you had for the year ahead, how would it compare? Be honest, if[…]

Fall in love with hiring

Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

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 lucky and[…]

Five Daily Habits to Turbocharge Your Recruiting

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 developed habits[…]

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

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, personal, and[…]

What’s Your Word?

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. However, it’s[…]

A Special Thank You Offer

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 the underlying[…]

Hurricanes, Power Outages, Flooding, Oh My!

  Let’s talk gratitude. Having survived Hurricane Matthew with minimal damage, gratitude is top of mind. Before, during, and after the hurricane, I watched people come together to help prepare, weather the storm, cleanup after, and deal with the widespread power outages. Watching our small community pull together to help each was beautiful to see.[…]

Take a Hike and Discover the Secrets to Hiring the Right People

Let’s talk about hiking. I grew up in the mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania where we did a lot of walking, hiking, and wandering in the great outdoors. I think that’s why my heart still goes to the mountains, even though I live near the beach. It’s also why I like to hike and explore when[…]

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