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How to Hire for Motivation AND Competence

Let’s be honest, every manager/owner/supervisor has made the mistake of hiring someone purely because of their motivation at some point or another. Although this seems like a great idea at the time, it isn’t long before their motivation starts to fade and there is no real substance behind it. For…

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5 Steps to Creating Values Based Culture

Originally published on LinkedIn Dec 21, 2015 Everybody knows the importance of creating values based culture for building engagement and maximizing worker productivity. Yet the question we get asked most often is this: How does one incorporate these values into a sustainable culture, one that enables us to succeed in business…

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Hiring for Attitude -Training for High Performance!

People who don’t fly right, ie., fit your culture and values, fail to adapt, don’t (or won’t) learn, and therefore can’t form the kind of positive relationships that build morale, productivity and culture. If these people exist on your team, the essentials of hiring for attitude may have been grossly overlooked in your hiring…

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The Great Leadership Guide to More Love in Your Workplace

We all know that great leadership is demonstrated by high engagement in the workplace. But did you know that at the core of engagement is Oxytocin? Oxytocin is commonly called the trust molecule, as well as the hormone most commonly associated with mother and child bonding. Dr Love (aka Dr. Paul Zak) is a neuro-economist at Claremont Graduate University. He’s also a…

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No Getting Found on LinkedIn? 5 Career Limiting Mistakes You Can Easily Fix.

With over 380 million users, it’s no secret that LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. There is no other network like it offering you unbelievable opportunities to meet thousands of people on a daily basis, many of them key professional contacts that you would never have the opportunity to even know existed before. So, whether you’re…

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