Are You Obsessed with Social Influence?

Have you watched ‘The Social Dilemma’ on Netflix? If not, add it to your list and watch it when you have time to pay attention. Put down your phone, your laptop, and watch closely. There is not a week that goes by that someone doesn’t ask how they can beat LinkedIn’s algorithm, post at the […]

Nurture Your Network and See Doors Open

Nurturing our network is something we all know we SHOULD do, but we often find  ourselves not carving out the time to do so. Now, with all of the changes happening around us, it is important to find that time and see what is new with some of your connections.  Changes in the way people […]

Want to Increase Your Sales Results? Start a Conversation

I’m a reader. So, I like a great post featuring well written, informative insight. Here’s an example of a post that appeared on my LinkedIn feed this morning, 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became the CEO of the Predictive Index. Good article, right? Predictive Index is a company I know. In […]

Why You Need to be Careful Automating Your LinkedIn Lead Generation

Inspired Lead Generation

Between emails, InMails, and connection requests, I receive a daily stream of questions about automating LinkedIn outreach.  I also receive invitations from others who can help me increase our lead generation efforts and results. I always wonder if they’ve looked at my profile. Probably not, otherwise they’d know that I’m not a likely prospect. Knowing […]

No Workforce Planning? Expect Rough Seas

When a business decides that they are going to start looking for a new employee, it is typically because they need the employee now. Most businesses say “I need this person yesterday”, sound familiar? Not today, not in 3 months, but yesterday. This simple phrase puts pressure on your candidate search and can quickly lead […]

Your Recruiting MVP Makes a Difference

Sitting in my office just a few miles from the Baltimore Ravens Training Facility, I’ve watched and read about LaMar Jackson being named this year’s NFL MVP. It got me thinking. Typically, we think of the CEO, Founder, President, or Owner as the MVP. They are the face of the business, the visionary, the risk-taker, […]

LinkedIn for CEOs

Some CEOs are woefully behind on LinkedIn – both what it can do for their businesses and how to use it. These next three posts are directed squarely at CEOs and are meant to light a fire under them to finally start utilizing LinkedIn, as well as putting some strategy around it so you can […]

Rachel Druckenmiller: Employee Engagement, Leading Intentionally + Preventing Burn-out

Rachel Druckenmiller Podcast interview

What happens when a wellness expert burns out? Rachel Druckenmiller shares her personal story and all of the wisdom that she’s gathered since; from employee engagement to living more intentionally. Show Notes: 0:00 Introduction2:28 Rachel explains her background5:05 Rachel defines the role of “entrepreneur”8:06 The power of intentional leading and the effects of living in […]

Employee Referral Programs Are a No-Brainer

When you’re facing a major challenge, it’s sometimes really tough to identify a solution. I know this is true in life, but it’s also true in business. Nearly every client we speak with tells us that recruiting and hiring is their major challenge right now. In a recent post, I talk about hiring readiness and […]

Reporting Up- A Necessary Practice

As we are a small company, we all have a part in the process for the majority of our client engagements. Due to the nature of our process and our small team, client projects often are touched by many of our team. It’s imperative for us to have a detailed process and reporting methods in […]