Yearly Archives: 2013

The Seven Imperatives of Great Leaders by John Wilson

By | Evaluation ,Leadership ,News ,Retention ,Selection | December 11, 2013 | 0 comment
The Seven Imperatives of Great Leaders by John Wilson

A synopsis of a presentation delivered by John Wilson, CEO and Founder of CEO Global Network from the Fulcrum Search Science Breakfast Brief on November 27, 2013.

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Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 7

By | Leadership ,News | October 16, 2013 | 0 comment
Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 7

In many interview settings, Hiring Managers focus on the achievements of the candidates, but not on how those results have been achieved through the teams the candidates have led. Pay particular attention to getting specific concrete examples, not generalities or theoretical/hypothetical platitudes.

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Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 6

By | Leadership ,News | September 11, 2013 | 0 comment
Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 6

The most important step in all plans is to define the problem and the desired outcome. Without clearly identifying the problem you are trying to solve and what you are trying to achieve, you can come up with excellent solutions to the wrong problems, wasting precious time, energy and resources.

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A Game-Changer In Employee Engagement Analytics

By | Employee Engagement ,Evaluation ,News ,Retention | August 12, 2013 | 0 comment
A Game-Changer In Employee Engagement Analytics

The Employee Survey Toolkit, a free employee survey service available on-line at www.employeesurveytoolkit.com EST is a wholly owned subsidiary of Entec Corporation that has been providing leading edge employee surveys since 1996. These surveys have been tested and re-tested for validity and reliability over many years and close to 100,000 employees, to ensure the highest quality of data that is derived from these surveys.

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Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 5

By | Evaluation ,Hiring Process ,Interviews ,Leadership ,News ,Selection | July 10, 2013 | 0 comment
Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 5

Most Canadians do not understand the modern Canadian Forces. It is an institution that is driven by transformational leadership (not transactional “do this because it is an order” management) and leadership development began the day I joined. The Canadian military is also a very progressive, open minded and thinking organisation that strives to build inclusive and cohesive teams. The basic culture and approach in the military is the same as any good private enterprise. Therefore, adjustment to “civilian work” was very easy.

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Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 4

By | Interviews ,Leadership ,News ,Selection | June 6, 2013 | 0 comment
Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 4

All leaders must make decisions with imperfect knowledge, uncertainty, and risk. With a little humility, the willingness to accept that they don’t have all the answers, and the courage to ask for advice and help, leaders can make a difference and perform better under all conditions as the conductor of a team rather than a one-man band.

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Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 3

By | Leadership ,News | May 1, 2013 | 0 comment
Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 3

To identify appropriate decisiveness in an employment interview setting, ask “Tell me about a tough decision you made that turned out well.” Follow this up with “Tell me about a tough decision you made that turned out badly.”

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Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 2

By | Leadership ,News | April 3, 2013 | 0 comment
Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 2

“No single element contributes more to the success of any team than the quality of its leadership. In the long list of qualities, traits, do’s, don’ts, and other items on the standard leadership checklist, self-awareness and self-discipline stand apart in that these are how the leader leads him or herself.”

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