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Why You Should Always Be Recruiting

Is your company competing in the “war for talent?” This term refers to the continuous efforts of firms to attract high performing employees at a time when too few workers are available to replace the baby boomers now departing the workforce in advanced economies.

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Nov 6, 2018

Top 10 Books for CEOs

“Sharpening the Saw” is one of the most important things you can do as a business owner. However, there are so many business books out there that it can be hard to determine where to start. To make things simple, here are my 10 favorite business books that I

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Nov 1, 2018

Delegation Tips for Chief Operating Officers

If you are a Chief Operating Office, you know how vital delegating is.

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Oct 18, 2018

Micromanage Less, Produce More

We’ve all dealt with them – the bosses constantly asking for updates and demanding to be cc’d in all email correspondence. Generally, employees don’t like working for micromanagers so why do people fall into the habit of micromanaging?

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Oct 16, 2018

How to Prepare for an Executive-Level Interview

Preparing for an interview can be nerve-wracking, especially when it’s for an upper-level position like an executive. But the key to acing the interview is doing the proper preparations. It can also be helpful to keep in mind that the interview is also a chance for

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Oct 11, 2018

Understanding Recruitment Marketing

For your company to succeed, you need to recruit the best talent. Are you able to attract the sharpest minds and most skilled professionals to each executive opening your firm has?

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Oct 9, 2018

Revenue Operations: Key Growth Capabilities for 2018 and Beyond

A series of radical changes in marketing and sales has been underway for the last decade. While most of these changes empowered buyers as the internet increased competition and transparency, we are now in a period when savvy businesses have new, technology-enabled

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Oct 4, 2018

Why Businesses Should Hire Entrepreneurial Leaders

Are you a founder who is having difficulty taking your company to the next level? Is your growing company ready for a new executive hire? Perhaps a new CEO or COO? Do you know what qualities to seek in your new top executive?

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Oct 1, 2018

The Importance of Being an Authentic COO

One of the most vital qualities of a good leader is to be authentic. A leader who is honest, who is not playing games with people, who is sincere and who is compassionate towards others, is authentic.

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Sep 21, 2018

How Customer Feedback Will Grow Your Business

Taking criticism is a difficult part of being a business owner – it can be quite disconcerting to be told from an outside source that something might be negatively affecting a client relationship. Although it might not feel the best, collecting feedback from people

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Sep 20, 2018

Recruit Top Talent by Defining Your Employee Value Proposition

In the current candidate-driven market recruiting and retaining talent, not to mention top talent is more competitive now, than it has been in over a decade. For the first time in 18 years, the unemployment rate is at its lowest with a current rate of 3.8%.

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Sep 19, 2018

Why Family Businesses Should Hire Outside Leaders

Do you own a family business and is its leadership team composed solely of family members?

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Sep 18, 2018

CEOs: What's Missing to Move Forward [Podcast]

In this episode of Operationally Speaking, Sergiu Simmel of Get Business Momentum interviews our CEO, Adam Kaplan on the topic of the relationship between the CEO and the COO.

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Sep 18, 2018

Why Unproductive Meetings are Hurting Your Team

How much time does your team spend in meetings? Do you often leave a meeting and wonder, “What was that about?” Do some managers at your firm hold meetings to grandstand, and draw attention to themselves, without a clear agenda or making progress?

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Sep 14, 2018

Succession Planning and Your Employees: Preparing for the Baby Boomer Retirement Surge

If you are over 50 and the Founder / Chairperson / CEO of a mature business, there are two types of succession planning that you need to do:

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Sep 6, 2018

Bill Belichick: America’s Top COO

Nearly Two Decades of Unmatched Performance

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Aug 28, 2018

Why You Should Treat Candidates as Customers

The recruitment process can be stressful for both company and candidate. Although most focus on candidate behavior, companies should also treat their candidates well during the interview process.

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Aug 24, 2018

Topgrading: The Key to Hiring 'A' Players

What is Topgrading?

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Aug 16, 2018

5 Traits You Should Seek in a Chief Operating Officer

Most CEOs will tell you how critical the COO role is to their business. A strong Chief Operations Officer is instrumental in integrating the founder’s vision into an actionable plan for success. Most COOs will oversee daily activities for operations, manage the

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Aug 14, 2018

10 Interview Questions to ask Executives

As an executive search firm, we lead the recruitment process for our clients’ key hires. When it comes time to turn the candidates over to the client, we have found most struggle with what interview questions they should ask. As part of our service, we often prepare

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Aug 9, 2018

Why Your Employer Brand Strength Matters

Employer Branding – What It Means for Recruiting and Retaining Employees

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Aug 7, 2018

Diversity in the Workplace

It is no longer enough for your company to merely signal its openness to diversity via glossy marketing photos and tacit platitudes housed in corporate responsibility statements. A growing body of research suggests that if your company isn’t thinking deeply and

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Aug 2, 2018

7 Resume Tips for Executive Leaders

As a Chief Operating Officer or other executive leader, a well-crafted resume is vital to your career search. As consulting and recruiting professionals, we will tell you that a resume is just one of the many facets recruiters and hiring managers consider. We

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Jul 31, 2018

The 3 Most Common Types of Visionaries

In EOS® companies, the individual that sits at the top of the accountability chart is known as the Visionary, however, you may be more accustomed to the following titles: Founder, CEO, President, Chairman, etc.

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Jul 19, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire Virtual Employees

Virtual employees are changing the modern business model. In this article, we explore the benefits of hiring a remote workforce, as well as the things you should take into consideration when doing so.

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Jul 12, 2018

Integrator Job Description Example

Use this example as a guide when composing your next Integrator job description. 

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Jul 10, 2018

Are Millennials Job Hopping or Strategically Shifting Their Careers?

What CEO's should understand about millennial job changing behaviors and the best practices they should follow when recruiting them into their company.

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Jul 5, 2018

Chief Operating Officer Job Description Example

Use this example as a guide when composing your next Chief Operating Officer (COO) job description.

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Jul 3, 2018

5 Signs it is Time to Hire a COO

If you are the CEO or founder of an emerging growth company, it may not be clear when exactly you need to hire a Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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Jun 12, 2018

10 Must-Follow Blogs for Every Lower Middle Market Business Owner

As an owner of a growing small business, being in the “know” is crucial to running a successful company.

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Jun 12, 2018