company culture

How to Find the Right Candidate

A college degree has long been a hiring prerequisite for certain jobs. If a candidate didn't have one, he or she just wouldn't get past the gatekeepers. That's because the degree is a "signal": a psychological shortcut we rely on to help us make smart decisions without having to investigate every option. But this particular signal has lost its meaning—and when employers doggedly cling to the "degree" requirement, we miss out on some great candidates...
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Rescuing the Problem Project

Big or small, how do you turn around a problem project? I like to follow a few simple proven methods… Quit searching for someone to blame. It does not solve the...

How to be a Powerhouse Leader

CEO’s struggle with making employees happy and creating an effective corporate culture.  This is a daunting task, much like keeping an old AM radio in tune; it ...
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Create a Stellar Company Culture

A strong, consciously developed pro-customer (and pro-employee) company culture is a business advantage that will serve you for years—and inoculate you against ...
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Maximizing Shareholder Value?

Maximizing shareholder value—a mantra made popular in 1976 by the most-cited academic business article of all time, Jensen and Meckling’s “Theory of the Firm”—i...