Brainstorming Sessions that Lead to Outcomes

When was the last time you walked away from a brainstorming session feeling a sense of accomplishment? A good brainstorming session should feel good, but we know that is not always the outcome. I was thinking about the last few brainstorming sessions that I attended and just how good they were. Here's what Invite the … Continue reading Brainstorming Sessions that Lead to Outcomes

Book in Focus – Deep Work by Carl Newport

If you don’t produce you won’t thrive - no matter how skilled or talented you are.- Carl Newport Deep work is difficult, important work which required uninterrupted attention and single-minded focus. Deep work creates value and builds the flow. There are 3 deep work strategies that can heighten your ability to focus and produce results. … Continue reading Book in Focus – Deep Work by Carl Newport

Be Seen as a Leader among your Peers – Be creative

This year's Global Leadership Summit included a session with author Fredrik Haren (author of The Idea Book).  Haren is a business creativity expert from Sweden who, according to Forbes, lets people stay on his private island for free. His session during the summit got me thinking a little more about business creativity. He made an … Continue reading Be Seen as a Leader among your Peers – Be creative

What your recruiter is assessing during your interview

Interviews don't have to be nerve-racking when you have an idea about what your recruiter is assessing. Even though each job lists specific skills and qualifications, some winning personality traits remain in high demand. A person's performance is hard to assess and first impressions often determine suitability. Amiability tops most lists. This is the first … Continue reading What your recruiter is assessing during your interview