Responsible Leaders Take Gratefulness Seriously

Abraham Lincoln is credited with saying “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Do you think that is true? Are leaders in charge of their own happiness? I believe your mindset has a …

Finish the Year Strong!

We want to help you finish the year strong. Our goal is to provide you with the leadership and talent insights that will help you “win.” We sit down with executives who too often share that, “talent and the right …

Top Tips for Writing an Executive-Level Resume

Resume writing can be a daunting task. Writing it can be especially hard for an accomplished executive with decades of experience. How can a single document adequately capture all the knowledge and potential you have to offer? Your resume is …

Is Fear the Skeleton in Your Closet?

It’s that time of year when “scared” is normal. A big, hairy 6 foot spider dangling from a neighbor’s rooftop would seemingly provoke a scream from a startled passerby, but at Halloween, it’s simply part of the landscape. When all …

Team Chemistry Impacts 2016 World Series

They Believe (and so did we) The Chicago Cubs have made the climb from the “bottom to the very top” –and, in my opinion, have a World Series winning team. You may not know this, but many of my family …

3 Must-Haves for Extraordinary Corporate Culture

I want to build further on my colleague Julie Warden’s post on corporate culture from last week.  As Julie shared, extraordinary corporate culture can revolutionize your company.  We all want to ‘wow’ our customers by exceeding their expectations. The company …

Corporate Culture: Why It is Crucial

Why is everyone (just now) talking about corporate culture? It seems to be the latest buzz word among the big search firms. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t hear about it or see it in an article. “Corporate …

Leadership Rewards of Community Involvement

Serving charitably is one of Centennial’s core values.  It’s not just something you’ll find in our value statement, it’s something we take seriously.  It’s not just a mantra, it’s a way of business.  Giving back to the community has countless …

8 Mistakes That Can Ruin a Job Offer

The offer stage is the beginning of the final stages in a hiring process.  When you’ve arrived at this point you are eager to wrap up all the loose ends and get your newest employee up and running.  It’s easy to …

5 Traits of Good Business Sportsmanship

Being the Best Doesn’t Make You a Winner I love watching sporting events with my kids, but as my kids have gotten older and more perceptive, I’ve become more and more disgusted by poor sportsmanship.  I want my three kids …