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Leadership in the Age of Robots – Part 2

April 12, 2017 – In our last blog we talked about why it’s important for CEOs to understand that creativity is an essential component of any organizational culture, and why our ability to think freely, to imagine and empathize, is going to become increasingly…

The ABC’s of Networking – Post #8

March 29, 2017 – Remember what your mother taught you BY STEVE ROSEN, PARTNER In previous blogs, we’ve discussed some pretty specific tactics to make your networking meetings efficient and effective, just like you would for any other business meeting.  In this final post…

Leadership in the Age of Robots – Part 1

March 21, 2017 – It is hard to pinpoint the serious, life-altering, point-of-no-return moment where a new technology comes into the market and changes everything forever. Can you remember a time when you didn’t check your email or social media first thing in the…

Oscar Fiasco

March 1, 2017 – When to say you’re sorry “There’s a mistake. Moonlight, you guys won best picture. This is not a joke”. It was hard, almost painful, to watch.  Even if you paused to consider that people have suffered worse indignities, you had…

The ABC’s of Networking – Post #7

February 22, 2017 – The Power of Geometric Math BY STEVE ROSEN, PARTNER When in an active job search, many people spend a large portion of their time scheduling and managing networking meetings.  This is one of the most effective and proactive things you…

Engagement Stems from Attentive Leadership

February 16, 2017 – We want to pick up on a topic we started to get into in our blog earlier this month. We were weighing up the extent to which LinkedIn is a useful resource for the jobs people have as opposed to…

The ABC’s of Networking – Post #6

February 8, 2017 – Where Do You Want to Work? BY STEVE ROSEN, PARTNER In our last networking blog, we described a “networking profile” document that can be used to structure an effective networking discussion as part of your job search.  The recommended final…

Why LinkedIn is important

February 1, 2017 – Reid Hoffman was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford University when he decided that he wanted to influence the world on a grand scale. His idea? SocialNet.com, which was about taking people with similar interests (golf, computer programming etc.) and bringing…

The ABC’s of Networking – Post #5

January 25, 2017 – The Job Search Profile BY STEVE ROSEN, PARTNER In our last networking blog, I discussed some situations where it is inappropriate or ineffective to share your detailed resume too readily.  One of those situations is the networking meeting.  This is…

The Art of Marginal Gains

January 18, 2017 – In a blog from late last year we wrote about why it’s important, in a business context, to stand for something or have a personal point of difference. In other words, what sets you apart from everyone either doing the…