Leadership


May

12

2018
3 Pieces of Advice for People in Leadership Roles

3 Pieces of Advice for People in Leadership Roles

In this episode of the Cerius Business Today Podcast, we are joined with Interim HR Executive Scott Coolidge to talk about leadership roles. He has over 35 years of experience, almost exclusively in Human Resources. About half of his career was with large consulting firms, including Towers Perrin and Hay Management Consultants. The other half was spent in corporate roles in HR and various capacities. He...

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Aug

17

2017
Leadership style of an Independent Executive  (Part 2)

Leadership style of an Independent Executive  (Part 2)

The leadership style of an independent executive is unique to your personality, but there are certain qualities you can adopt to excel Click here to read Leadership Style of an Independent Executive  (Part 1) Leaders have different management/ leadership styles and expectations, but what works for some might not work for others. An executive’s chances for success depend on multiple factors, including their personality, past...

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Jul

10

2017
What is an Independent Executive?

What is an Independent Executive?

Referring to an independent executive in the workplace is increasingly common, yet many remain muddled as to what they are and do It seems as though there are almost as many terms used to describe the various types of an independent executive as there are words for water in the Hawaiian language. Many of these are driven by the marketplace and perceptions. Since many of the...

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Apr

28

2017
4 Tips To Turn an Interview into a Planning Discussion with a Business Leader

4 Tips To Turn an Interview into a Planning Discussion with a Business Leader

Make your interview with a business leader more than just a rehashing of your work history Job interviews can be one of the most stressful activities both for the job seeker and the business leader conducting the interview. I often spend as much time with the business leader prepping for interviews as I do the executives.  Every time you sit down to meet with some...

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Dec

15

2016
Leveraging an Interim General Manager – Righting The Ship

Leveraging an Interim General Manager – Righting The Ship

Interim General Managers step into complex roles at a moments notice and remarkably manage to steer the ship in the right direction Today’s digital economy is forcing organizations in every industry to think of new ways to morph their business models, create innovative new products and identify new ways of servicing their marketplaces. But when you’re no longer a 10-person shop, you can’t operate like a...

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Dec

05

2016
Managing Client Expectations

Managing Client Expectations

Managing client expectations is key to satisfied customers and business success. A lot of work and energy goes into getting a job done. So it can be quite disappointing when the client isn’t satisfied by your results. There could be a number of reasons for why the client is disappointed, but ultimately it comes down to not managing client expectations in a way that their...

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Oct

12

2016
The Leadership Style of a Consultant

The Leadership Style of a Consultant

Leading as a consultant requires changing and adapting your leadership style according to the needs of the organization There are all kinds of leaders with different management styles and expectations, but the leadership style of one might not work for others. An executive’s chances of success depend on multiple factors like their personality, past experiences, why they are brought in and the type of project they’re working...

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May

05

2016
Hire the right talent and let them run the business

Hire the right talent and let them run the business

Jim Collins once said, “Get the right people on the bus, and the wrong people off the bus.” Simply put – hire the right talent and let them run the business. The famed American business consultant, and author of Good to Great, Built to Last and How the Mighty Fall, believes that business is like a bus with direction and passengers who affect the journey....

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Apr

25

2016
Top Mistakes Business Owners Make

Top Mistakes Business Owners Make

Everybody makes mistakes; to err is human after all. Business owners have some of the sharpest minds, yet they too are prone to making blunders like the rest of us. While every person is unique, there are some mistakes which are all too common with business owners. These are the top mistakes business owners make. Top Mistakes Business Owners Make – They try to do...

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Jul

07

2014

Selecting Your Heir Apparent – Take Succession Planning Seriously

Contributed by Matt Sauer, Chief People Officer. Whether you have a set time period for your exit or nothing on the horizon, it is always a good idea to be working on your succession planning and selecting your heir apparent. While it can never be too early to start working on this, you don’t ever want to be in the situation where it is too...

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