John Brownlee is writing a series of articles entitled "John Brownlee's Business Insights".
These articles are his observations from over 35 years experience in consulting too many companies in United States and Canada.
John's articles will include his insights on: Leadership, Pre-Hiring Assessments, Validation Interviewing, Reference Checking, Keeping the Right People in Mergers & Acquisitions, Executive Coaching, Career Tips, Networking, Identifying the Best Potential Candidates and much more.
Check this page periodically for his latest Business Insight or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to request being put on his e-mail list.
Thursday, 04 July 2019
Are Leaders Born or Made?
The controversy has raged for years as to whether leaders are born or made. Well, who really cares? And besides, the controversy will never be factually solved. The more important questions are: Can we identify the best leaders? And can we develop the right people to become ...Read More...
Posted on 07/04/2019 11:17 AM by John Brownlee
Tuesday, 07 May 2019
What a terrible interviewing question to ask someone! Who in America would say they are not a team player? To deny being a team player is like saying I hate motherhood and apple pie.
Are you a team player has become a key interview question that is totally ineffective. In the first place interviewees ...Read More...
Posted on 05/07/2019 11:15 AM by John Brownlee
Monday, 06 May 2019
Attention Deficit Disorder is costing businesses, including yours, hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
ADD/ADHD is not limited to school-aged children. ADD in adults is the major cause of accidents and business errors committed every day in the workplace. Simply defined, ADD is the problem of ...Read More...
Posted on 05/06/2019 11:20 AM by John Brownlee
Monday, 08 April 2019
THE ILLUSION OF CHANGE
"We only change in order to keep things the same."
This is the most accurate and powerful statement on change I have ever seen: Most of what we call “change” is not really change at all. It is just an adjustment in order to keep things from changing.
When you change ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/08/2019 11:19 AM by John Brownlee