To Design your Future Life….Flash Forward then Fill in the Blanks

I’ve written a guest blogpost for PrimeWomen a new, on-line magazine where you will find a storehouse of strategic content for those seeking new horizons and career transition. Your future life may span many more years than you think.  Best … Continue reading

Behind the Badge: A Cup of Coffee with a Poetess Cop

The female cop has held a media mystique from the days of pioneering glamazon Angie Dickenson’s Police Woman to The Killing’s austere Sarah Linder and cop-next-door Ellie Miller in Broadchurch.  Such danger and heartache! What inspires that career path in real … Continue reading

Who is the Leader? The One with the Followers!

To be a leader, you have to attract and motivate followers.  This is true in business, politics, media & entertainment, non-profits, institutions — even families.  Any type of group dynamic.  Who leads the pack?  Why? Early in my career,  I … Continue reading

Recipe for New Growth in Retail, Restaurants

Start with a number:  717 million smart phone shipments in 2012.* Then, imagine the impact and opportunity if you are a restaurant or retail chain.  Your customer has a technology device close at hand on nearly a 24/7 basis.  Thus, … Continue reading

Secrets for CEOs: How to Be a Savvy Hirer of Top Talent

For CEOs of entrepreneurial and middle market companies, solving the talent puzzle is critical to the success and future growth of the company.  A Fortune 500 monolith can absorb a hiring mistake once in a while, as the work is … Continue reading

The Networker

Growing up, our families imprint us with traits, values and habits. Some we strive to emulate. Some we struggle to avoid. Others slip unnoticed into our daily patterns. The DNA continues into adulthood. In ten years of executive search, it … Continue reading

Are you a YES-aholic? Try this 12-step cure.

  Every time you say yes, you give away a piece of yourself.  It’s a commitment of time, energy, brainpower and bandwidth. If you are operating at full capacity, there is little margin for error.  When you experience a spike in … Continue reading

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