This basic premise of the hiring process should be one of the first tasks performed, yet so many companies delay until the very end. Some hiring managers won’t even do this at all, let alone early. In fact, the Society of Human Resources Management says 22 percent of companies only check the backgrounds and references for certain candidates, while two …
Boldness is the act of responding to a situation in a manner that may be viewed as daring to some yet truly is essential to most effectively address the issue at hand. To reach the upper echelons, you must reject there is any value in playing small, you must thrive under pressure, and you must dare to take big risks and create the actions others are just too afraid to attempt.
When one thinks of being a pro, our mind often turns to athletes who have reached the pinnacle of performance. By that definition, a professional is anyone who makes a living in a field where many are amateurs, and their work is characterized by reaching seemingly unattainable levels of performance while holding to the highest possible technical and ethical standards in that field.
One of the principle reasons a team is successful, beyond having top talent onboard, is that they keep score with measures that predict the future.
On average, one in five men die before they have reached 65, five years younger than women, and at higher rates from nine of the top causes of death. Men are also less likely than women to be insured. All of this impacts their ability to be involved fathers, supportive partners, and engaged community members.