Talent & Team Development Articles

Yoko Ono: “I Had Nothing To Do With Breaking Up The Beatles”

It was a time of deep loss, psychological questioning and bitter in-fighting over leadership and business that would ultimately end in the band's split.  Companies need to be aware not to become the Beatles with low performers playing the role of Yoko Ono's in...

Talents: Think differently or lose the battle

How can organizations better prepare for what’s coming? Organizations should embrace a more expansive and dynamic view of their talent supply—one that tosses out the usual preoccupation with titles and traditional roles and looks instead at the underlying skills...

Why are the BIG FIVE not enough for hiring…but can help?

Hiring employees is not rocket science, but complex and difficult. Even as we speak here, somewhere some company is hiring individuals at their end. There is no shortage of people who are willing to work but when it comes to hiring, the only thing we want you to know...

3 Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Their First 100 Employees — and How to Avoid Them

After spending nearly a decade helping Fortune 500 companies with organization development, Matt Hoffman decided he’d rather work on a smaller scale where he could have an even bigger impact. He’s since helped numerous startups and small businesses to...