The Strategic Advantage of The Boomerang Principle

The Strategic Advantage of The Boomerang Principle

January 17, 2017Boomerang, Leadership, Millennials

Change your definition of employee loyalty now, or continue to lose your best talent. This is my challenge for clients, peers and other business leaders as we enter 2017. The Boomerang Principle – the belief that organizations that allow and encourage former employees to return have a strategic advantage over those that don’t – has … Read More

How to Leave Your Job So You Can Boomerang Back

How to Leave Your Job So You Can Boomerang Back

January 3, 2017Boomerang, Career, Management

My LinkedIn newsfeed is full of people announcing new positions today.  Two years, 10 years, 15 years, 3 years, 1 year – tenures all over the map. The common thread? These people all share their thanks for the opportunity they had at their soon to be former employer AND the celebration that their teams held … Read More

Pile On To Break Through The Herd

Pile On To Break Through The Herd

September 27, 2016Career, Leadership, Management

Andie Kramer and Al Harris, authors of Breaking Through Bias, Communication Techniques For Women to To Succeed at Work have done some incredible work around the issue of gender bias in the workplace. Their keen observations and applicable strategies are applicable to anyone who feels they aren’t being heard. Sometimes it’s one woman in a herd … Read More

Millennials & The Benefit of Temp Jobs

Millennials & The Benefit of Temp Jobs

September 14, 2016Career, Managing Millennials

Many of us may be under the impression that temporary work is unwelcome. After all, there’s no permanence and often no benefits that come with it. Surprisingly though, there’s one group of people that may, in fact, welcome the opportunities afforded by temporary work: millennials. by Guest Blogger: Megan Ghergich Millennials are generally defined as … Read More

5 Job Search Mistakes No One Told Me About

5 Job Search Mistakes No One Told Me About

August 2, 2016Uncategorized

Millennial Guest Post by Emily Drewry. The Job Search. When I found myself going through an unexpected job search this year, I felt like I spent an equal amount of time actually searching and reminding myself how to go through the process. Sure, I’d done it before, less than a year ago, but that time … Read More

7 Email Etiquette Rules To Help You

7 Email Etiquette Rules To Help You

June 28, 2016EverythingSpeaks

Email is a beautiful thing: it provides you a record of every conversation, it’s easily searchable, and you’re one click away from everyone you want to connect with. At the same Email is the jack-in-the-box ready to bite you in the @$$ when you turn it one too many times. Pay attention when you’re using … Read More

Breaking Through Gender Bias: Leaders Read This Now

Breaking Through Gender Bias: Leaders Read This Now

June 8, 2016Leadership

As a women CEO in a female-dominated industry – or at least the female-dominated section of my industry (see below) – I like to think that I’ve created an organization where what Breaking Through Bias authors Andrea (Andie) Kramer and Al Harris call agentic gender bias is absent. Yet, I’m embarrassed to say that this isn’t … Read More