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May 2014

What Makes a Great Boss?

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If you’ve had the good fortune to serve under a phenomenal leader, I’ll bet you knew it at the time.  And yet, exactly what it was about that person that made them such a joy to work for them, that x-factor, probably wasn’t as clear.  Effective managers are necessarily great…

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CEOs Who Walk the Walk

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Today we feature a post from Michael Volkov, CEO and owner of The Volkov Law Group, former federal prosecutor and expert in all things related to compliance, internal investigations and enforcement. Please enjoy this piece from Mr. Volkov on the importance of leading with integrity. — Maurice Gilbert “Honesty: the…

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The “Hidden Agenda” Interview

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Ah, vague interview questions.  It’s hard to know whether interviewers are being purposely abstruse (is it a trap??) or if clarity just isn’t their strong suit.  Taunee Besson, career transitions expert and President and Principal Consultant at Dallas-based Career Dimensions, offers tips today on how to navigate ambiguous questions and come…

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4 Steps to Avoid Firings

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When an employee is performing abysmally, your gut reaction may be to can him.  But in many professions, talent is scarce, so unless you have a replacement at the ready, there’s no telling how long it may be before the position is filled again. Then, there’s the cost associated with…

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5 Things Required for Leadership Success

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Success means different things to different people, but outstanding leaders commonly share certain personality traits.  Whether they are highly motivated to succeed in business or they measure accomplishments according to other metrics, such as social acceptance or family achievements, worthy leaders move their agendas forward using similar methods to deliver…

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