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30 04, 2014

Inspiring An Ownership Mindset

By |2014-04-30T20:11:43-04:00April 30th, 2014|

As a leader, you are responsible for making sure your team has the necessary skills to perform well in their roles. Training likely revolves around concrete and definable abilities that link directly back to the expectations of acceptable performance in the role. Concrete training is valuable, but training should [...]

27 02, 2014

Are We Addicted To Stress?

By |2014-03-03T13:50:58-05:00February 27th, 2014|

For many, pending deadlines and packed schedules are not overwhelming, but instead can be a driving force that pushes them toward greater productivity. We have processes to streamline, goals to achieve, promotions to earn, debt to eliminate, exercise regimes to master, dreams to chase, and people to help and [...]

31 12, 2013

The Millennial Challenge

By |2014-01-30T18:06:38-05:00December 31st, 2013|

By the year 2030, Millennials, also known as Gen Y (those born in the 80’s and 90’s) will make up 75% of the workforce.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2015, this hyper-connected and tech-savvy demographic will come close to overtaking the majority representation of the workplace. [...]

31 10, 2013

The Psychology of Good Decisions

By |2013-10-31T07:41:45-04:00October 31st, 2013|

As human beings, we are naturally programmed with an existing set of emotions, habits, perspectives and opinions. We are sometimes drawn to making decisions for reasons we do not fully understand; we might hire a new employee because it feels right, or we promote those on our team because [...]

28 08, 2013

The Treasure of True Grit

By |2013-08-28T17:13:11-04:00August 28th, 2013|

"Tell me about a time when you failed, and what you learned from that experience.” Think of the most successful employees you’ve ever worked with, or the individuals you’ve mentored who excelled the most, or the leaders you’ve studied who seem to achieve every goal they set for themselves.  [...]

27 06, 2013

Deliberately Designing your Corporate Culture

By |2013-06-27T14:37:18-04:00June 27th, 2013|

Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Harvard University psychology professor J. Richard Hackman garnered widespread esteem and accolades for pioneering the study of team dynamics. Following the events of 9/11, Hackman led a team designed to evaluate what makes intelligence units effective by surveying, interviewing, and observing [...]

14 06, 2013

Jack Smith, President of Sanford Rose Associates – Milwaukee, Featured in American Medical News Story

By |2013-06-14T11:52:40-04:00June 14th, 2013|

What Doctors Should Look for in Job Seekers’ Social Media Presence Medical practices can get information on potential employees from Facebook or Twitter, but they should know what to watch for and what’s off-limits. Posted June 3, 2013 | By Karen Caffarini, writer for American Medical News As the medical director [...]

26 04, 2013

The Illusive Work-Life Balance

By |2013-04-26T11:40:36-04:00April 26th, 2013|

As we approach the mid-year point, hours of daylight increase, outdoor activities and vacations are abundant, yet the demands at the office do not wane. The subject of providing an environment for work-life balance often resurfaces during the summer, but the topic is one that should be addressed on [...]

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