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The 30 Most Important IT Trends for 2007

Posted by on Jun 30, 2008

CIO Insight published its Top 30 Trends in IT in 2007 which provides some great pointers for leaders thinking about how technology can/will impact business. My key take-away: companies will continue to look for strong leaders who can blend IT and business savvy. What do you think?

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NPR: Social Networking Technology Boosts Job Recruiting

Posted by on May 31, 2008

National Public Radio [NPR] presents LinkedIn as a social networking technology for recruiting and the retained executive search trade. Read the story on how to use LinkedIn as the primary means to finding opportunities.

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International Executives Group – Global Talent at its Best [Presentation Attached]

Posted by on Jan 31, 2008

Curious about the current and future state of global talent? Check out my presentation about the ‘Battle for Brainpower’, in my discussion with IEG members - senior level executives who have held significant global positions.

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Mergers and Stars

Posted by on Dec 15, 2007

In her new book, , A Merger of Equals, Debra Snider offers insight into how business women think. And challenge women professionals to find their passion and use their talent to define life's successes.

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I Don’t Have To Be Me Til Monday

Posted by on Oct 31, 2007

If you missed the Country Music Awards this week and still need a fix of great music, you can still check out my favorite artist – and friend – Steve Azar on tour with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band. “You Don’t Know A Thing,” is Steve’s latest hit, with the video airing on CMT and GAC video networks. I think it is destined to be another #1, just like I Don’t Have To Be Me Til Monday from his album “Waitin on Joe.” Enjoy! Aug. 26, 2006. Joe’s In ChicagoCopyright 2006@ Steve Photo taken by Dawn Sheppard...

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Vote today.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2007

It is an honor and a privilege and a great way to make a difference in this world.

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Google, YouTube, and You

Posted by on Sep 15, 2007

Google acquired YouTube last month. Watch this inspiring YouTube video for a start! Turn up your audio and listen to the accompanying song.

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Nine Best Practices for Gen Y

Posted by on Jul 31, 2007

Companies sensitive to the needs of Millennials have a distinct advantage and opportunity to capture their contributions in this increasingly competitive marketplace. How can leaders attract the best among Gen-Y and integrate them into the workforce? Consider these 9 best practices to acquire and retain the new talent you need to accomplish key business objectives into the future.

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Lunch with Carly Fiorina

Posted by on Jun 30, 2007

In her new book, Tough Choices, Carly Fiorina focuses on the role of change in effective leadership. Check out some highlighted leadership attributes by a senior leader who has spent over 17 years helping organizations transform and change.

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Can Innovation and Creativity Be Learned?

Posted by on Jun 15, 2007

How is your organization helping your people to develop skills in creativity and innovation critical for business success? Creative, innovative results can be achieved if people are prepared in advance. Build these 6 guidelines into your brainstorming session to get people "out of the box" to increase your likelihood for success.

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