Hiring The Right Fit

Mark Murphy in his interview with Dan Schawbel, contributing writing for Forbes, said that “When our research tracked 20,000 new hires, 46% of them failed within 18 months. But even more surprising than the failure rate, was that when new hires failed, 89% of the time was for attitudinal reasons and only 11% of the … Continue reading Hiring The Right Fit

It Was The Fall of 2015

It was Fall of 2015. I vividly recall that hot summer afternoon. We were sitting in the den. I’d just walked into the cool air-conditioned room and felt the perspiration begin to evaporate off of my skin. My mentor was sitting behind his desk writing on a yellow legal pad. He looked up and said “you’re ready”. My mind began … Continue reading It Was The Fall of 2015

Unhappy?

Unhappy!  That’s the adjective I’d use to describe it.  It’s the feeling you get when you realize you are working at a job, in a position, that’s draining the life out of you.  There are many reasons people experience this sense of despair: Some were sold dreams and the reality of the organization or the … Continue reading Unhappy?