CAREER TRANSITION: A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY

CAREER TRANSITION: A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY

Companies and their needs evolve, they get acquired, they move their offices, they shift their business models and all too often their employees end up as casualties.  Career transition is nothing to be ashamed of.  It has become incredibly commonplace. 
 

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LEADING FROM THE FRONT: WHAT DO A HEAD OF SCHOOL AT CHARLOTTE COUNTRY DAY AND THE CEO OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINES HAVE IN COMMON?

LEADING FROM THE FRONT:  WHAT DO A HEAD OF SCHOOL AT CHARLOTTE COUNTRY DAY AND THE CEO OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINES HAVE IN COMMON?

As leaders it is the small actions that can have large impacts. Think about the last time you greeted your employees or customers in the office lobby or at the front door to your retail outlet. If you have never tried it, go for it. That small gesture will have a lasting positive impact. Learn how the actions of one school leader model the behaviors of a great leader.

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SHOULD YOU ACT LIKE A LEADER OR LEAD LIKE AN ACTOR?

SHOULD YOU ACT LIKE A LEADER OR LEAD LIKE AN ACTOR?

The key to being a great actor is to be yourself.  Acting is not about impersonation, it is about originality.  The same concept holds true in the business world.  As a leader, the most important attribute you can bring to your job is your authenticity.  There is no one else like you in the world and that is what makes each of us special and different.  Too many people spend their working lives trying to be like someone else or adjusting their personality and approach to “fit in”. 

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TWO SALES TALES: ​WHY WHAT YOU DO (OR DON'T DO) IMPACTS ATTRITION

TWO SALES TALES: ​WHY WHAT YOU DO (OR DON'T DO) IMPACTS ATTRITION

Valuing talent is the key to achieving sustainable results. With the right team in place an organization’s opportunities can be boundless. A focus on talent must start with the CEO, as she or he needs to show their commitment to hiring, retaining and developing their people even in the face of market headwinds.

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