John Whitehead
6d ago · 2 min read · ~10
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Keep Calm and... Attitude and Work Ethic

Keep Calm and... Attitude and Work Ethic

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”- Albert Einstein You’ve most likely heard the phrase, “Hire forattitude; you can always train and test for skills.” Hard skills for any job can usually betested. A simple example would...

John Rylance

John Rylance

If I'm interpreting the Forbes Article data correctly then about 9000 of the new hires failed due to poor attitude. This begs the question how good were the interview techniques when they were hired? I would seriously question the interviewing techniques, if nearly fifty per cent of those hired failed to make the grade. It suggests half of those interviewed hoodwinked the panels into thinking they were right for the job. The other possibility would be the firm(s) were at fault for not managing the newly hired staff well, and need to look at their staff retention strategies.

5d ago
Jim Taggart
6d ago · 7 min read · ~10 · 1
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Ten Rules for Succeeding as a Leader in an Age of Turbulent Change

Ten Rules for Succeeding as a Leader in an Age of Turbulent Change

The future ain’t what it used to be.Known for his pithy and often mangled quotations, New York Yankees catcher and manager Yogi Berra nevertheless ended up making poignant observations. In this instance, the future keeps materializing in a...

Jim Taggart

Jim Taggart

Much appreciated, Graham.

5d ago
Graham🐝 Edwards

Graham🐝 Edwards

Great rules Jim Taggart... thx

6d ago
Doyle Buehler
12/4/2018 · 1 min read · ~10
Is Digital Business Transformation Really For You?

Is Digital Business Transformation Really For You?

The journey of business transformation can be a long one if you're not prepared and ready. What does it take to succeed? And how can you put all the pieces together? How to decide if business transformation is what you really need to activate...

Jim Taggart
8/4/2018 · 2 min read · ~10 · 2
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Self-Empowerment–What it REALLY Means: Are You Buzzed or Bulldozed?

Self-Empowerment–What it REALLY Means: Are You Buzzed or Bulldozed?

Has your boss, or a previous one, ever said to you something along the lines of: “I’m empowering you to get this job done.” Or have you in a managerial or supervisory capacity ever said something similar to a direct report?If yes in either or...

Jim Taggart

Jim Taggart

Thanks, Fatima, for sharing your thoughts and for the welcome.

14/4/2018
Jim Taggart

Jim Taggart

Indeed, Brian.

14/4/2018
John Whitehead
7/4/2018 · 2 min read · ~10
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Is Professionalism a Soft Skill?

Is Professionalism a Soft Skill?

“Soft Skills, or the ability to manage soft issues,is a challenge for modern leaders to master” Aly Moreno Ireceived a comment from one of my most reliable blog post followers shortlyafter I started publishing this material in my blog. He...

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