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Bridging the Gap

  Let Generational Differences Unite, Not Divide, Your Company Culture ~ August 2016 By Kathleen Quinn Votaw   If a prospective employee with purple hair, a nose ring and tattoos shows up for a job interview, biases and filters are certain to unfold. On both sides of the table. Older interviewers commonly lose sight of […]

Make a splash in the summer slowdown

Some people ignore the gifts of summer and try to work at the same speed they do the rest of the year. Others lose their momentum and productivity in the joy of the summer sun. The slowdown can be hard on everyone, with half of us frustrated by interruptions from co-worker vacations and early-Friday afternoon […]

Engage: More Than a Buzzword

How often do we encounter the term “engage” in our work circles? Its use has become so ubiquitous that many C-suite executives have dismissed it as fad. We can engage in conversation and engage someone for hire, but in prosperous business environments the definition far transcends bringing a new employee on board and assigning tasks. […]

Bullies in the Board Room

By Kathleen Quinn Votaw Do bullies bully their way onto boards? It’s hard to believe that anyone would willingly allow them to take leadership roles in an organization. But just like on the playground, there they are, inserting themselves around the conference table decades later. The difference is that bullies on a board have the […]

To hug or not to hug?

Jun 06, 2016 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments Tags: company culture

Do you remember your first hug? Probably not if you snuggled naturally into a family of huggers. But if you struggled and strained to escape from the loving arms of family members, or you were born into a non-hugging family, you probably have vivid early memories of hug-anxiety. For some, hugging is second nature; others […]

Calling Out Power & Greed

Apr 21, 2016 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog 0 comments Tags: leadership/CEOs

Power and greed have most certainly been around as long as there have been humans. In this great country of promise and opportunity, it has been a little too easy throughout our history to turn a blind eye to these “aberrant” traits and stay hopeful and positive. As a nation, maybe we’ve cloaked ourselves in […]

Overcoming Low Engagement: An Essential Step to Business Growth

A staggering 87 percent of employees worldwide are not engaged at work. What does this mean for your business, and what can you do to overcome low engagement? Why Does Engagement Matter? Many business owners and people in the C-suite dismiss engagement as a trendy buzzword, but it is really a very valuable concept for […]

Storytelling: The Best Way To Get To The Truth

Storytelling: the best way to get to the truth By Kathleen Quinn Votaw Where is the truth in a world where both companies and job seekers are branding themselves with all sorts of jargon and pretense? When everyone puts only their best foot forward, they forget that it takes two feet to get anywher. By […]

Why Employees Quit and What You Can Do About It

The reality is that your employees are looking for or open to new opportunities (as discussed previously). In some cases, you want to do whatever you can to keep someone happy and working for your company. But in other cases, it’s better for the employee and the company to part ways. In Kathleen Quinn Votaw’s […]

Admit That Your Employees Are Looking

Here’s a cold, hard truth: Your employees are looking for other jobs. In CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw’s new book, Solve the People Puzzle: How High Growth Companies Attract and Retain Top Talent, she reminds employers that their employees are continuously looking for other jobs or being approached by recruiters. In fact, according to a 2015 […]

The Power of Crossing Paths

The Power of Crossing Paths By Kathleen Quinn Votaw Loneliness is a serious health risk; and people with open networks are significantly more successful in their careers. These two disparate facts featured in recent articles in Slate and Forbes, respectively, are reason enough to expand your connections and nurture your relationships. If you need another […]

Insights from ITR: Promising February Job Growth=Time to Hire

Jan 30, 2016 by Heather Hope Category: Blog 0 comments

ITR Economics is an established, highly respected economic research and consulting firm. As one of our partners in excellence and a fellow Vistage member, we often turn to them for insight and analysis into current economic trends and market conditions, which greatly affect the hiring and recruiting process for our clients. ITR Predicts GDP Growth […]

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