Culture Fit for Leaders: Four Steps to Powerful Results

Once upon a time, not so long ago, a small, fast-growing company hired a senior leader. He seemed to have all the necessary experience and characteristics: a detail-oriented, seasoned professional in the industry. It looked like he’d be perfect for codifying and overseeing the processes needed in this young organization. At first things seemed [...]

Culture Fit for Leaders: Four Steps to Powerful Results 2018-03-02T14:28:38+00:00

Leadership Development: How to Streamline your Approach for Growth

What process does your organization use for selecting or promoting people? How do you equip leaders for their roles? And how do you evaluate their performance? Here’s the approach I see too often: Scatter shot!  Most organizations don’t have competency models. Many hire and promote without using psychometric assessments, even for their leaders. Well-meaning [...]

Leadership Development: How to Streamline your Approach for Growth 2017-12-04T19:30:52+00:00

You wouldn’t buy a house without an inspection. Are you hiring without one?

If you’ve ever bought a house, you know getting an inspection is a requirement. In fact, the bank won’t make the loan without it. The fresh paint, fashionable light fixtures, and new carpet are enticing. But what’s under that carpet? What’s behind the painted walls? There’s a parallel to making good talent selection decisions. [...]

You wouldn’t buy a house without an inspection. Are you hiring without one? 2017-09-04T05:52:38+00:00