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Surgeons succeed with laser like focus on the highest and best use of their talents in the time when they are at their creative best. Those are their surgeries.
CEO Blog Nation
Before you can figure how to find a mentor, you need to figure out what you want in a mentor. First and foremost, you need a generous listener.
There’s a proven and straightforward way to make effective requests of others. It’s called I.O.R.C. – Intention, Observation, Request, and Confirmation.
Check out your interpretation of the situation before you make judgments or take action.
Before people can work together effectively, they need to have a shared sense of purpose or direction. Shared hopes boost effective collaboration.
In our efforts to inspire leaders to see what’s possible, many people, including me, often discuss leadership practices from the perspective of what great leadership ideally looks like.
Think about what promise will give you the respect you desire. Then act to show that you deliver on your promise.
In business, as in life, there’s no point in alienating the person or company you’re separating from. Keep it professional.
Advancing your career and increasing your salary can be an important part of building your financial independence. We talked to 50 career experts to get their best salary negotiation and resume writing tips to help you earn more.
There are three common types of burnout. Once you figure out what’s going on, you can take steps to fix it.
The fundamental problem with resumes is that they look backward, not forward.
SmartBlog on Leadership
Take charge of your hiring process. Both you and the employees who are a good fit for your organization will appreciate the opportunity to enter the relationship with greater confidence.
Careers in Government
Great decisions make people and their organizations great. Erase these assumptions and you’re on your way.
Chief Learning Officer
If learning professionals want to develop flourishing, successful employees, they need to help them learn how to make great decisions.
Don Maruska talks about his productivity tip of how to be like a surgeon and slice through overwhelming workloads. Find out how you can boost your productivity.
Stanford Executive Briefing
Don Maruska delivers Keynote Address to over 200 Silicon Valley leaders at the Stanford Executive Briefing. Watch the opening 8 minutes of How Great Decisions Get Made.
“Climbing a career ladder or hoping to get promoted is the way of the past. Here are the new rules for getting ahead.”
Mark Scott, City Manager of Burbank, California, describes the inspiring impact of the Take Charge of Your Talent message for city managers who want to be their best.
With resources limited and budgets tight, using every ounce of your employees’ talent is vital to your business’ success. While entrepreneurs stress running a lean ship.