Team Chemistry Among New York’s Bravest

Earlier this year leadership team members at Centennial were able to see, first-hand, how team chemistry is built among New York’s Bravest – @FDNY. Our team attended a leadership conference in New York City and on the last day of our …

4 Keys to Leadership Development

One of the professional development opportunities I have been fortunate to participate in is CORE Growth, a leadership development program for emerging leaders.  Our cohort includes five individuals with different job titles from various industries. What we have in common …

Watson’s Names Sean Ryder as its New Vice President of Operations

  Watson’s, one of the nation’s leading recreational products and furnishing retailers, has selected Sean Ryder as its new Vice President of Operations. This critical position was created to support Watson’s exponential business growth, increasing online presence, and expansion plans. …

Team Chemistry: That Elusive, Crucial, Necessary “Spark”

One of the best parts of working at Centennial is our wonderful internship program.  I am always amazed by these shining stars.  They are on the cutting edge of research and frequently have refreshing, valuable, unbiased insights since it is early in …

Leadership and Relationships – Can You Have One Without the Other?

Do you believe you can separate leadership and relationships? I spent several months studying the attributes of healthy relationships in the Bible, specifically Romans 12. Reading, reflecting, and analyzing the Scripture’s intentions and goals. There are so many great life lessons in these verses.  Great learnings for …

Take Our Workforce Pipeline Quiz!

Think you know all you need to know about the workforce pipeline? Test your knowledge by taking the quick quiz below!  If you attended the recent panel discussion co-sponsored by Centennial and FranNet, you will know the answers.  If you …

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

To lead well you must be bold, have passion and have purpose. In our business, we get to meet people who have all three of these leadership characteristics and find that many have a mantra or philosophy for their leadership …

Last Reminder! Workforce Pipeline Panel Wednesday, August 3rd

As you are getting organized for this upcoming week (can you believe it’s August?), I just thought I’d send one last reminder about this Wednesday’s Workforce Pipeline Panel, co-sponsored by Centennial and FranNet.  Registration for the event takes place at 8:15.  …

Entreprerrenials: A New Workforce Demographic

There is a gifted sector of talent that is regularly overlooked in corporate America today.  The talent who make up this sector come from a wide range of backgrounds and all possess a real understanding of what it takes to …

The Centennial Name: A “Beacon” for 114 Years!

Quirky but true, we share a name with the world’s longest burning light bulb: Centennial.  A close business contact recently made us aware of this fun connection, and we find it a great reminder of the value of working hard and burning bright. …