Did Albert Einstein really write about leadership coaching directly? No, but here’s where his inspiration can help all of us. One of the greatest creative thinkers in the world wrote a bit on many things, some of which can be applied to the practice of leadership coaching.
There are more than 3 keys to successful business growth – I am simply mentioning 3 of the more significant ones that I work with clients on. Add to the list: products and services of value to your customers, motivated and talented workers, a fantastic marketing strategy, a superb sales process, raving fans…
As a baby boomer business owner, you’ve probably figured that, at some point soon, you will need to address your business transition. As an executive search and transition planning expert I often work with baby boomer owners to figure out what they need to transition...
If we could proceed without regard to reality, it will make sense that every business (except those quite small) should develop succession plans, upward mobility, cross training, mentoring, and similar approaches to ensure that there is always talent at the ready to take over a more senior person’s role when s/he decides or needs to move on.
When I start an executive search, I know my client has invested their financial and talent resources expecting a strong return on their investment.
I also know from experience that “A” level talent expects to see a client’s short and long-term plan.
Can you get executive recruiting solutions for your hiring needs? Absolutely.
Can you save money by not paying a recruitment fee? Absolutely not.
Businesses are regularly challenged with an increasing array of product and service requirements that are often the result of industry best practices, customer requirements, or management innovation initiative, to name a few. The way that the business (private, not for profit, or governmental) is able to respond to these challenges helps to determine the business’s ability to provide these products and services effectively and efficiently.
Successful baby boomer businesses grow, are financially strong, and have integrated sales, marketing, and operations functions. Combined with superior leadership, teams, and employees that develop and implement good planning, businesses will be top performers.
My business practice focuses on two areas – executive and professional search and business transition planning. Not surprisingly, many fellow business owners, baby boomers themselves, are regularly asking if I have talent available to fill entry and mid-level positions in their companies. These questions arise as many of their own baby boomer employees who occupied these, and other positions retire, and individuals in those entry and mid-level positions are given opportunity for upward mobility.