Tag Archive: Interview

How Responding to Compliments Changes People

Overreacting to a compliment is self-absorbed arrogance. Some people gush and say, “Oh it’s nothing,” while explaining at the same time how amazing they are. Then there are the verbose self-deprecating denials at… Continue reading

How to Hire New Leaders and the Surprising way to Maximize their Success

“The biggest hiring mistakes happened when I was tired and under duress. We really needed help.” Jeremie Kubicek, co-founder of  the GIANT companies, mentioned two worst case scenarios. One occurred when he hired a… Continue reading

5 Ways to Help Teammates Navigate Butt Kicks

We all encounter arrogant leaders. You might be one. You probably have one on your team. Butt kicks are a wake up call for arrogance. You might be arrogant if: Listening is something others… Continue reading

How to Work Together Without Killing Each Other

Leaders say, “Lets build the plane in the air.” It’s not about charts and hierarchy. Managers simplify complexity and deliver consistent results. “Let’s make a plan.” You need the people who irritate you… Continue reading

64% of CEOs Don’t Recognize What Motivates Others

64% of CEOs don’t recognize what truly motivates employees.* When you complain about unmotivated employees, you’re making a statement about yourself. (Solar Impulse 2 training flight in Hawaii) Inspirational leadership: Everyone who speaks of… Continue reading

3 Ways to Ignite Profound Commitment

The difference between compliance and commitment is relationship. Compliance is forced. Commitment is given. “If you want people to be committed, commit to them.” Dee Ann Turner, VP of Corporate Talent at Chic-fil-A, author… Continue reading