Tag Archives: Change

Changes that stick: How to develop the willpower to make your resolutions last all year

Fred Mael Headshot

You may have resolved to make lasting changes to your behavior this year — things you would do more often (exercising, networking) or would stop doing (smoking, gambling, screaming at employees). Chances are that you are back in the same rut, with sagging resolve and feeling disappointed with yourself once again. Or you are still hanging on, but starting to waver. How can you succeed at making changes last?

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Beyond your control: How to deal with (and adapt to) the things you cannot change

Paul Riecks

You have probably heard the Serenity Prayer authored by American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.” Running a business does not stop with recognizing the difference. You have to take into account the things that cannot be changed and decide what you are going to do about them.

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How to predict the future of your business

Man looking out toward the future of his business

Great investors like Warren Buffett have earned their titles through their ability to predict the future of the market. With a little luck, and a lot of knowledge of what business professors call “value networks,” the future of business is easier to determine. Value networks are a system of businesses and service providers that work together to create value for their customers. ...

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How the staffing industry has changed over the past 20 years (or has it?)

Thought Leadership on Recruiting and Retention presented by Vector Talent Resources. The staffing industry has been shaped by everything from new legal and political initiatives, to technological advancements and shifts in culture. The question now becomes, what has remained the same, and what does it mean moving forward? A revolution Since the emergence of new recruiting tools like LinkedIn, the way we ...

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The truth about millennials, and 3 tips on how to lead them better

young people working

Thought Leadership on Women’s Leadership presented by Grace Killelea, CEO of The GKC Group & Half the Sky Leadership. As leaders we are faced with a new generation of employees and future leaders entering the workforce. Many of our clients are frustrated about how to deal with the influx of millennials and are looking to understand and effectively lead this important demographic group. ...

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The critical talent gap in healthcare today

doctor holding the word "Skills"

Thought Leadership on Health Care Innovations presented by Georgetown University Department of Health Systems Administration. The influential management expert Peter Drucker noted, “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence—it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” For the past decade, US-based healthcare providers, insurance companies, pharmaceutical and device firms have been operating in an ever changing landscape. Advances in ...

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What to do (and NOT do) when considering an HR Technology Platform change

Thought Leadership on Employee Benefits-Risk & Reward presented by TriBridge Partners. Based on the 2014 TriBridge-Prosential* National Employer HRIS Technology study, almost 30 percent of employers are considering an upgrade to their current HR/benefits/payroll technology platform. That number is increasing by the day, due in part to the amount of reporting pressures coming from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) but also due ...

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