Quotes for March Madness–And Life

March Madness

Well, I had Villanova going all the way this March. Sigh. My dreams of winning the office bracket pool were busted early on. I felt very smart crowning Northwestern as my “Cinderella.” Sigh again. That vision quickly morphed into a pumpkin. I could go on. Sadly, my hoops hopes evaporated quickly–as did my vision of  […]

Communicate Like An Executive to Get Your Ideas Heard

Insights from Guest Blogger Jennifer McClure

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Jennifer McClure is a long-time partner and friend of Centennial. Her leadership talents have been, and continue to be, a valuable part of our efforts to empower organizations to plan, hire, retain, and grow. This week we are featuring an article originally published on Jennifer’s website.  She provides practical advice on a topic that is […]

How to be Powered by Purpose

Purpose is what defines us, drives us, and empowers us.  Are you powered by purpose?  Attend a Leadercast simulcast to learn how purpose motivates teams to build stronger organizations, and inspires individuals to lead with intention. Is your Organization Powered by Purpose? What does it mean to be powered by purpose? …to be part of […]

Mistakes Executives Make with Their Network

What I’ve Learned from Executives in Transition

A large percentage of our placements come from referrals. The clear message is that networks are a vital resource when you are in job transition. But what happens to your network when you’re not looking for your next job? When you’re secure in a job, do you lose touch with your network? Are all those contacts […]

Leadership Styles Can Cripple Culture

Insights from Guest Blogger Dustin DiChiara

Many books have been written connecting culture and excellent service, including from the world famous DeJulius Group, Mercedes, Nordstrom, and Starbucks.  But, there is an undeniable connection between what happens “behind the counter” and what happens in front of the counter. So, what’s the secret to great culture and outstanding customer experience? The most important […]

There is no “silver bullet” in today’s recruiting world. To attract the best talent, organizations have to use a blended recruiting or “go to market” strategy.

To attract, hire, and retain the best, leaders need to ask themselves tough questions:

  • What is the definition of “top talent”?
  • What’s great about social recruiting and what about the new trends?
  • Are all company leaders on the same page?
  • When does recruiting start?
  • How is the leadership team supporting recruiting efforts?
  • Is recruiting really a priority?
  • How do we engage the hiring managers?
  • Why would “A” candidates want to work at our organization?
  • Are key influencers in the organization living out the company mission?
  • Who is on our recruiting team?
  • What does the data indicate about the origin of our top talent?

Join us for an interactive discussion and planning session where we develop usable tools to help you address your talent needs.

Date: 3/23/2017

Time: 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330

Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017

Speaker: Becky Scheeler, VP of Client Engagement at Centennial

Register here!

 

Date: March 23, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Event: Wooing the "Right" Talent to Achieve Business Goals and Strategy
Topic: Wooing the "Right" Talent to Achieve Business Goals and Strategy
Public: Public

TED Talks for the Treadmill

What are you watching?

I love to exercise outside. Most people do.  Our mild winter certainly has kept me outdoors more than usual in January and February.  However, there have been the occasional days when I have had to use the elliptical in my garage.  Sigh! Snore! Boooring—if it weren’t for TED Talks! TED promotes their talks as, “influential […]

Boosting Your EQ is a Boost to Your Career

Practical steps to raising your emotional intelligence

IQ + EQ = Success

There is a clear link between job performance and emotional intelligence.  Last month we took a look at 9 Habits exhibited by people with a high emotional quotient (EQ). As a leader, it’s important to be able to identify high EQ when you’re hiring for a critical position. However, as a leader, you want to […]

Join us for lunch on Wednesday, March 1st at Execunet. Be prepared to share your “30 second elevator speech” with participants. Our panel of branding experts will provide insight and coaching on how to improve your professional messaging to ensure it is “spot on.”

 

Scout Achievement Center

10078 Reading Road

Cincinnati, OH  45241

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch will be served

Register here

Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Event: Sharpen Your "Elevator Speech" : Execunet--March 1
Topic: Sharpen Your Elevator Speech
Venue: Scout Achievement Center
Location: 10078 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

It’s Valentine’s Day. Do Your Employees Know You Love Them?

3 ways you could be failing at corporate culture

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Valentine’s Day is a great time to recognize those you love.  It always feels good to know someone is a happier person because you are in their life.  Your employees included. Of course, if you live wretchedly the other 364 days a year, one special Valentine treat will not make up for it.  It’s the […]