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Exit autopilot and hit refresh

Dec 18, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

We regularly refresh our memories, our screens, our drinks … Too often we let our relationships drift into autopilot, especially our closest ones. This is the time of year we start thinking about what we’ll do better to improve our lives next year. Lose ten pounds and get more exercise are at the top of […]

Gratefulness and Grace—a short letter of Thanksgiving

Nov 17, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

All year long, I dig in and drive TalenTrust to the next goal. A good trait in some ways, but it often makes me forget to slow down and remember all of the meaningful things I’ve done in my life so far, the wonderful people who’ve taught me along the way, and how much fun […]

Do you have the right people to meet your 2018 goals?

Oct 31, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

Do you have the right people to meet your 2018 goals? Ask yourself these questions… Do we have culture by default or do we have culture by design? That’s the first in a list of questions whose answers may well determine your future success. If you hope to meet your goals in 2018 and beyond, […]

A Wakeup Call to Middle Market Companies

Sep 19, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

New National Report Outlines How to Find and Develop the Talent You Need to Grow  Talent management issues like recruiting, training, and retention top the list of challenges middle market companies continue to face. There’s work to do, so it’s time to roll up your sleeves and take control. The acute workforce challenges you face—and […]

How to make workplace diversity happen with big benefits

Sep 03, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

One of the many factors that the best and brightest weigh before accepting your job offer is the level of diversity in your company. The candidates you want most on your team understand that the highest performing, most engaging companies are some of the most diverse. And that’s where they choose to work. In trying […]

Building a killer culture for generations B to Z

Aug 04, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

If you’re thinking “enough about the five generations in the workplace” you’ll be wise to think again (and again) about how you can prepare and thrive as Gen-Y (Millennials) and Gen-Z replace retiring Baby Boomers. Ignoring differences in generational expectations and preferences is no longer an option. Strategically developing a culture and policies that embrace […]

It takes a strong head – big heart leader

Jun 30, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

We could argue forever about whether great leaders are born or made, or about whether a benevolent dictator or laissez-faire leadership style is more likely to create success. What matters most about leaders today, though, is that they have both a strong head and a big heart. That’s what it will take to lead effectively […]

Why Don’t We All Just Be Nice?

Jun 10, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

Requiring people to be nice to each other shows pure business acumen. There’s enormous cost associated with incivility at work and tremendous benefit that comes with respectful behaviors. This means that, even without considering workplace humanity, if you refuse to tolerate insensitivity, your company’s performance and profitability will inevitably grow. Everyone in your organization: leader, […]

The Man from Mayo

Jun 06, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

My dad would be pissed if I didn’t keep going. You have to keep going … His death a few weeks ago is a first for our family and we know we have been blessed in that way. We’re still adjusting to our loss of this ordinary and extraordinary man who immigrated from County Mayo, […]

Championships Are Won at Practice—in Baseball and Business: Equip Your Managers with the Tools for Successful Hiring

May 26, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

You wouldn’t send your kid off to join Little League without at least buying a mitt and tossing a ball around in the backyard a few times first. You might even take in a game or two together so you could share that special baseball spirit while you explain the nuances of the game. You’d […]

How do you define your People Puzzle? Look for the answer in a Gap Analysis.

May 07, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

Too often, people are an afterthought in the planning process. Just as you gauge your capabilities and needs for things like equipment, suppliers, facilities and finances, you should consider whether you have the right people on board to meet your business objectives. In fact, there’s nothing more important. A “people puzzle” gap analysis is a […]

How many planes do women have to fly?

Mar 28, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments

Myths about women probably started about the time of Adam and Eve, creating dilemmas and dichotomies of every sort ever since. Women’s History Month, marking its 30th year, is a prime example of our persistent issues around women. Every March, we honor women for their achievements, which are easily as substantial as men’s. At the […]

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