Finding Great People

THE ELUSIVE UNICORN - WHY IT'S SO HARD TO MAKE A GREAT HIRE

Should "You Do You" As A Leader?

I’ve been putting a lot of thought into how our leadership style affects the hiring and retention process. We spend a lot of time thinking about candidates and their characteristics and skills but one of the things I find that is often missing is a lack of time evaluating ourselves and our...

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No Man Is An Island

I’m sure you have heard the catchphrase, “No man is an island,” but have you ever wondered what it means or where it came from? It came from John Donne and few people know the context from which this came to be written. "Donne was Dean of St. Paul’s and in his last years of life, he became...

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Confidence is Key

Do you think of yourself as confident? Or does this feel arrogant? Do you think confidence is a learned skill or one we are born with? I used to think that self-confidence was something you were born with - either you had it or you didn’t. As I gained more experience and felt more confident...

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What's Your Top Five?

The last few weeks, I have been thinking a lot about my past. Maybe it is because my dad passed away at this time two years ago or maybe I just slipped back into old patterns. Regardless, what I realized is when I focus on the negative things from my past I am filled with regret and can easily...

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Take a Deep Breath and Don't Panic

Over the next few weeks, I will continue to share what I learned from key leaders at the T3 Summit. The T3 Summit is an invite-only mastermind and think tank for the residential real estate industry’s CEOs. Attendees include a balanced selection of C-level executives across the industry,...

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5 Core Qualities For Disruption

Last week I had the opportunity to participate in the T3 Sixty Summit. The T3 Summit is an invite-only mastermind and think tank for the residential real estate industry’s CEOs. Attendees include a balanced selection of C-level executives across the industry, including from brokerage companies,...

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Top 10 Attitudes That Impact A Great Hiring Decision

At Talent Attraction Experts we believe that great people make a great company. So, how do you ensure that the people you hire are great? First, it is important to go through a consistent and systematic process in order to determine and assess, a candidate’s skills and abilities. While this...

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You've Got Them, Now What?

Often we are so focused on finding great talent that we forget that once we make a great hire then we want to keep them. This requires starting out on the right foot and staying there. One of the biggest learning lessons for me was the realization that top talent does not act (or want the same...

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How Confirmation Bias Impacts Hiring

I get asked all of the time, “Why did you get into hiring and recruiting?” What many people don’t know is that I was originally a psychology major in college and that while it seems like I fell into my career in hiring, what hooked me was the elements of social science and human psychology that...

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How To Get To Yes

One of the most important elements of recruiting is the ability to handle objections. I remember when I first started in real estate sales, handling objections was what I feared the most. In the beginning, I would get stuck when someone told me no or objected. I didn't know what to say and I...

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