It All Comes Back to the Customer

Are you busy doing the right things?

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It’s Monday! I am sure your week is chock-full of busyness.  However, are the “right” things on your to-do list? A great way to answer this question is to evaluate each task on your list against this question:  How will this [task/meeting/lunch/phone call] benefit our customer? In other words, if your customers reviewed your list, […]

Questions to Ask When Seeking “Fresh Eyes”

Guest Blogger Kristie Sheanshang

Seek Fresh Eyes. Are you feeling stuck creatively or simply desire change from “this is how we always do it around here”? Read on for five refreshing questions to ask mentors, sponsors and   trusted friends for a fresh perspective on work and life. Looking for fresh conversation starters for networking? Read “Dreading Small Talk”. Can […]

Dreading Small Talk? Refresh Your Networking Questions

Tips from Guest Blogger Kristie Sheanshang

Get ready for your next networking meeting by reviewing the conversation-starters detailed below. Remember, no question in the world will help you build relationships and loyalty with clients and friends if you’re not truly interested in them. So, the next time you are tempted to ask “Where are you from?” or “What brings you here […]

Presidential Leadership Advice

Quotes for the 4th...and Beyond

Need leadership advice? Who better to consult than our nation’s presidents (and the great women who shared The White House with them!) Inspiration for today is often found in the words of those who came before us. Consider these words on leadership: John Quincy Adams (1825-1829): “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn […]

Purpose: It’s Actually Not All About You

Initial Thoughts on Leadercast 2017

This past Friday, more than 100,000 people world-wide replaced a “normal” Friday with an “extraordinary” Friday.  They attended Leadercast: Powered by Purpose. Leadercast is the world’s largest leadership summit, simulcast out of Atlanta. Centennial and several other sponsors hosted a local site in Erlanger, KY.  There, more than 300 leaders from 31 different organizations gathered […]

What's Next for Your Career?

What’s Your Next? Join us April 5th!

Julie Bauke, Career Expert for Fox19 and 700WLW, will facilitate as you begin to explore the options for “what’s next” in your career.  Readjusting in the corporate world, owning your own business, becoming a consultant or shifting to non-profit…Know what to consider before making a decision.

Todd Pfister of FranNet MidAmerica will provide profiles and examples of entrepreneurs who took the leap from employee to business owners.  Todd has assisted hundreds of families determine if business ownership is the right next step and helped them navigate acquiring a business or franchise brand.

Get inspired and learn from local professionals as they share their transition stories and offer some tips and advice to consider when deciding your next step.

Facilitated & Moderated by:

Julie Bauke

Todd Pfister

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Scout Achievement Center

10078 Reading Road

Cincinnati, OH  45241

8:30 a.m. – 10:30

Register here!

Date: April 5, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.
Event: What's Your "Next?" Explore the Possibilities of Your Next Career Move!
Topic: What's Your "Next?"
Public: Public

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  […]

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