Hiring in the World of HyperGrowth

Hiring in the World of HyperGrowth

This post was originally published on Great Leadership by Dan, June 4, 2020   Recently, I was working with an executive who shared a job description for a new IT position. He leads a rapidly growing company so there were going to be multiple hires for the same...
Don’t Rescue Your Victim Employee

Don’t Rescue Your Victim Employee

We all know at least one person who plays the victim. Victims are one of those difficult employee profiles that leaders need to coach not rescue. They are the ones who aren’t accountable for their own actions. I’ve seen many leaders who have fallen into the trap of...
Grow Your Employees without that Promotion

Grow Your Employees without that Promotion

I can’t count how many times I have been called into coach a leader who has recently been promoted yet was struggling in the new role because they weren’t developed and prepared to take on the position successfully. My friends at GetLight House looked at promotions...
The Difficult Employee Puzzle

The Difficult Employee Puzzle

Difficult employees, we’ve all had to deal with them in our lives. And for many of us, we’ve had the unenviable task of managing a few of them as well. Sometimes our efforts paid off while other times it didn’t. What was it that you did to manage the situation that...
Minimizing Your Recruiting Bias

Minimizing Your Recruiting Bias

We all have bias, conscious and unconscious. The unconscious biases we have are the ones that can really get us into trouble when we are hiring and building our team. A recent article in Forbes by Dr Pragya Agarwal outlines methods to minimize your unconscious bias...