If I Could Wish One Success Trait For My Clients, It Would Be This

For most of January, I featured blogs on motivation and productivity because it was new year’s resolution time so the “how to reach success in your goals” theme seemed apropos. I actually returned to that theme in February for two additional posts, after discovering a startling statistic: over 40% … [Read more...]

Three Counterintuitive Ways To Get Back On Track With Your Goals

If you are like the over 40% of goal-setters who have abandoned their new year’s resolutions by January of the same year, then you need strategies to get back on track with your goals. In my latest Forbes post, I shared four strategies (and new book recommendations) to help you maintain those new … [Read more...]

Job Opening: Director, Learning & Development – Pre-IPO E-commerce Firm, New York, NY

The Director of Learning & Development will create and implement a Learning Management System (LMS) for our corporate and national fulfillment center teams. This includes identifying, designing and managing targeted talent development strategies, tools and processes that measurably enhance the … [Read more...]

Job Opening: Senior Director, Talent (Recruiting) – Pre-IPO E-commerce Firm, New York, NY

The Senior Director of Talent is a highly visible role, leading our growing team of talented recruiters (currently five direct reports and a total team of 40). The Senior Director of Talent will own the talent acquisition process, including responsibility for employer branding, candidate experience, … [Read more...]

Work Not Working For You? Increase Your Productivity By Asking For What You Need

In a recent Forbes post, I write for the manager’s benefit on how to motivate when morale is low. I mention three specific needs that individuals have –motivation, information, or skills training -- that can make a team more productive. Do you know what you need for maximum productivity? The answer … [Read more...]

Why I Work On Vacation and On Weekends and Feel More Balanced Because Of It

In a few days, I’m leaving for a two-week trip to the Philippines, and I plan to work on vacation. I’ll be with my spouse and oldest kid so it’s a family vacation, but January is one of my busiest months of the year, so it will be a working vacation. (Also, since I’m obsessing on international real … [Read more...]

Favorite Books From 2016

If you’re looking to 2017 and need ideas for new year’s resolutions, I post ten career-related resolutions in my Forbes column. One of these encourages more reading. I read 36 books in 2016. Some were books I already read but wanted to review – they’re that good. I read only three fiction books, and … [Read more...]

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