Want to Be a Great People Manager? Don’t Watch The Ball…

I've got a simple post today.  It starts with sports and rapidly moves off that.  Hang in there. You know what separates good and great coaches in team sports from average ones?  They don't watch the ball.  Regardless of the sport, the best coaches are the ones who spend 80% of their time watching the…

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You People Who Get Groggy In Meetings Amaze Me…

If you're like me, when you see a person in a meeting start to redline out into something resembling sleep, you're amazed. I know, I know.  There are sleep disorders that cause people to be unable to stay awake in a meeting or any another work situation that involves someone talking for intermediate to long…

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APPLE: The Real 2nd (or 3rd) Headquarters Your City Wants…

As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac Eldorado. Anybody wanna see second prize? Second prize's a set of steak knives. Third prize is you're fired. -Blake (played by Alec Baldwin) in Glengarry Glen Ross  —— By now, you know that Amazon is holding a giant RFP/Bake-Off/Contest pitting 20 finalist cities (down from 200+ that originally applied) to determine where a 2nd Headquarters for…

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VIDEO HANGOUT THURSDAY – The Psychology of Recruitment: Brain Hacking to Get Agreement…

If you’re a client or follower of Jobvite, you know the Recruiter Nation Live series.  It started with the Recruiter Nation Live Conference in San Francisco last June, and continued with the Recruiter Nation Live Roadshow that brought real recruiter talk to 9 cities in North America over the last three months of 2017.  The feedback was great – you loved it,…

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