Tag Archives: leadership

Why Hiring Based on Social Media Cred is the Way to Go?

  A recent article on Business Insider on Sarah Robb O’Hagan, the President of fitness chain Equinox, spurred my interest in writing this article. In the article Sarah says “she doesn’t care about your credentials. She wants to see your Twitter feed”. She … Continue reading

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Can Leadership and Compassion be Synonymous?

Being a leader in today’s crazy world requires many attributes, but compassion is rarely one that makes the top of the headlines. Leadership is usually about having a clear mission and vision, being goal oriented and competent, having a strong … Continue reading

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The Courage of Conviction

Most of us play it safe. It’s always easier to pick the middle of the road than to steer to immediate left or the dangerous corner to the right where you might get swept of the cliff of career progression. … Continue reading

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Street Smarts and Attitude Beat the MBA and PHD Nerd Almost Every time

Yesterday I read a fantastic post by Chris Fields entitled Dumb it Down which talks about how some employers are threatened by educated people and recruiters suggest that candidates Dumb it Down. Chris is right to say to those employers … Continue reading

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Challenge – Can you do something nice without telling someone about it!

We have been told since we were kids, to market ourselves, to pump up our chests and tell every one of our good deeds or major accomplishments. But is that really how we want to raise our children or even … Continue reading

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Open your Mind to Thinking Differently – Why Adoption Changed Mine

We are creatures of habit and are a product of our environment. As small children we were exposed to people and situations that left a huge impression on who we are and how we live our lives and conduct business … Continue reading

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What I Learnt on Twitter in my First 60 Days

Surprisingly it’s already been two months since my foray on Twitter. As a newbie I had several misconceptions coming in which were that people on Twitter were: time wasters ego centric and anti-business Boy was I wrong! Sure like anywhere … Continue reading

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