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5 TIPS FOR EVERY LEADER

By Andrea Hurtado / January 17, 2018

1. TALK TO ME Leadership will always be easy if you communicate with your team. It is truly the very foundation of leading people. Be clear about the expectations. Talk to them and tell them what the vision is, what you’re trying to do, what their role in the vision…

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BUILDING TEAMS PART III: CREATING THE AVENGERS INSTEAD OF SUPERHEROES

By Andrea Hurtado / December 19, 2017

THEY BLEND STRENGTHS Being great at something is good, but there will always be weak spots in a person’s skill set, and putting the right team together allows you to blend skills to create a superpower.  Team members work well when they rely on one another to bring different aspects…

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BUILDING TEAMS PART II: BUILDING SQUADS AKA STRONG TEAMS

By Andrea Hurtado / December 6, 2017

CHEMISTRY MATTERS It isn’t enough to put skilled individuals into a collective and expect it to work. The chemistry and personality types must be right in order to create a common objective. Trust us, we deal in chemistry every day and you can never underestimate how powerful a team of…

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CULTURE SERIES PART I: BUILDING A COMPANY CULTURE – LIVE BY YOUR WORD OR SHUT UP

By SALMA EL-WARDANY / October 6, 2017

WE ASKED: WHAT DOES CULTURE MEAN? THEY SAID: It is unquestionably, always, no matter what, 100% to do with people. It’s never about a ping-pong table or some bean bags in the corner and no amount of cool slogans scribbled on a wall makes culture. It’s about walking through the…

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DEALING WITH ADVERSITY AND WEATHERING THE STORM

By Andrea Hurtado / September 22, 2017

That’s magical. We don’t take that for granted and we know we’ve got something truly special on our hands. Because you can have the most skilled individuals in your business, but if they don’t operate as a team, your organization won’t go anywhere. A well-bonded team will always achieve more…

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BEING A STELLAR RECRUITER

By SKYE MILLER / August 10, 2017

1.   COMMUNICATION Talk to me baby, and then talk to me again. Your ability to communicate effectively with both your clients and candidates will be the difference between success and failure. It’s understanding what level of communication people need, how they like to receive it and even listening for the…

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Golden State + Talent Attraction

By Bert Miller / June 28, 2017

Dr. Naismith would be proud—they share the ball, communicate, move unselfishly, sacrifice individually. A great example of this is Stephen Curry, a two-time NBA MVP who has taken a back seat to Kevin Durant. Golden State competes and plays defense which is all intelligence and putting in the effort. They…

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How To Fire Your Spouse

By Bert Miller / April 12, 2017

TAKE SOME TIME OFF While some employees that you’ve had to fire are a quick and efficient process, this is an exceptional circumstance and it takes time and care. It’s a process. A long game. If things aren’t working out from a business perspective, encourage some time off, giving the opportunity…

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