Does It Tell A Story? – AVC. Storytelling seems to be on everyone’s mind these days! There are companies dedicated to it, technology platforms that help you create and publish content (stories). Consulting firms that will work with you and your team to craft the “Corporate Story” etc…. You know what ? I think it […]
The secret formula for joy: Amanda Gore at TEDxNoosa 2014 – YouTube. This is one of the best presentations I have listened to in a long time. She is a dynamic speaker with a wickedly cool accent, but the message that she is putting out there for our consumption is FANTASTIC !! Do yourself […]
I Love High Tech—and We Should Leverage it in Hiring—but Here’s Some Old-School Advice That Still Works | LinkedIn. This article is so spot on its not even funny. A day does not go by without hearing the objection “the candidate has had too many jobs, that means they can’t stick anything out, so […]
Keith Rabois on the role of a COO, how to hire and why transparency matters. He makes some really good points, and uses some interesting analogies to illustrate what he is talking about….. People who are building teams and hiring should really find his points to be insightful…. Enjoy…..
Can a picture REALLY tell a thousand words?, Career. What would your picture be ?? I have been racking my brain trying to figure out what I would like my picture to be….it is not as easy as you think ! Think about it….really think about it…..it is an interesting exercise in how […]
Make Your Personal Brand Stand Out in Three Easy Steps | Personal Branding Blog – Dan Schawbel. People do business with people, which means people hire people…which means that you need to not be afraid to be yourself and do some things that are going to make you stand out…..Take the time, put forth […]
While you might think what Scott talks about will only apply to a charity, or nonprofit…you are wrong…the ideas and attitudes he talks about….passion, stories, getting people caught up in what you are doing…is something that everyone who is doing anything they believe is worthwhile should pay attention to…. Enjoy !! Keen On… Scott […]
Sanders Says – How To Be Great At Giving. We live in a world where giving should be at the forefront of everything we do, but instead it usually takes a back seat and we are more concerned about what’s in it for me, vs. how can I help someone else…… If we focus on […]
Why You Should Never Make a Cold Call Again | Personal Branding Blog – Dan Schawbel. Just to clarify….you should be willing to make a cold call if you need to….you just should not have to make a truly “cold” call ever again…..there is just way too much information out there these days […]
No more yes. Its either HELL YEAH! or no. | Derek Sivers. What a great philosophy! Love it !! I am going to be keeping my eyes open for the Hell Yeah’s for sure !!
5 signs that you should hire a programmer on the spot « More Than Coding. Great ideas about how to run a technical interview, what to look for in a candidate, and emphasis on making a quick decision because great people have options ….if you like them and they fit…pull the frigging trigger!!!
How I got a job at Stack Overflow – Matt\\\\\\\’s Blog. There are some great nuggets of wisdom in this post, both about how to interview and prepare for a technical job interview, but also how companies should conduct and hire someone….it appears to me that Joel Spolsky and the guys at StackOverflow seem to […]
Path.To\\\\\\\’s Social Media Mojo Transforms Your Facebook Posts Into A New Job | Fast Company. As more and more companies realize that there is more to hiring that just matching up someone’s hard skills to a job spec, companies like Path.To are going to become extremely useful tools in helping to identify the top performers […]
Vinod Khosla: Silicon Valley’s Talent Thief | PandoDaily. Vinod gets it….it is no wonder he is one of the best of all time….he understands the value of people to an organization and he understands that it is worth it for him to spend the time to help his portfolio companies land the best and […]
The War for Talent Is Returning; Don’t Get Caught Unprepared – ERE.net. In Nashville it is not returning…it is already here….companies are starting to realize that Talent is the name of the game and it is time to do whatever it takes to not only attract but keep the top performers in their organizations. […]