Scheeler Promoted to Centennial EVP; Alexander Joins as VP

Centennial Talent Strategy and Executive Search has promoted Becky Scheeler to Executive Vice President and has added Durran Alexander as Vice President of Client Engagement. Scheeler joined Centennial in 2008, as an Executive Search Consultant. She was most recently Centennial’s Vice President of Client Engagement, working to grow the firm’s global clients through their executive […]

Re-frame Rejection for Success

Yes, even organizations feel the sting of rejection

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I recently returned from the Global Leadership Summit (GLS), which is a Leadercast-style simulcast featuring thought-leaders and their insights.  The day did not disappoint, and if you’ve never attended either Leadercast or the Global Leadership Summit, you should consider at least one for 2020.  Investing in your leadership is never a waste of time, no […]

Shared Experiences: A Spark for Team Chemistry

And Teams with Chemistry Win

Most organizations are “in it to win it.” Winning is defined in different ways, depending on the organization. Obviously, winning could mean more points, or maybe a bigger market share.  Or, winning could mean extending the organizational reach to help others more.  Or, winning might be being perceived as the go-to subject matter experts. Whether […]

A Primer on Implicit Bias–a Student’s Perspective

Author’s note:  Recently, my daughter Ellen spent 3 days learning about the working world and exploring career options.  Her high school allows its students time off to do this; to help them as they explore their “next steps.”  Even better, Centennial’s CEO and President allowed Ellie to spend the day with me learning about executive […]

Candidates: Assess Company Culture When Interviewing

The OAR Approach Will Propel You Forward

Too often, job candidates forget that interviewing is a two-way street. Certainly, the interviewer assesses whether or not the candidate is a fit in terms of competency and organizational culture. Similarly, the candidate should size up the company and its culture–at the time of the interview, not after working there six months. Figuring out a […]

Let’s Connect at Leadercast Live

Learn from Patrick Lencioni - & More!

Leadercast Live is the world’s largest leadership simulcast, broadcast worldwide every year. Thousands of leaders gather together all around the world to view leaders sharing their insight on being a better leader, colleague, and team. Leadercast Live 2019: Leading Healthy Teams, takes place May 10th. Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (and more) […]

It’s All About An “Ecosystem”

Don't miss these great blog posts from 2018

At Centennial, we dedicate quite a bit of time developing and delivering leadership content to leaders like you.  We do this in three ways (in no particular order):  1.) Through our blog posts 2.) Through our Talent Magnet Institute TM   podcast and, 3.) By meeting with leaders in person or on the phone. Why do we […]

Did You Achieve Your 2018 Goals?

What NOT to do if you didn't

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In just a few short weeks, it will be the start of a new year.  And, with the start of a new year always comes the obligatory goal setting exercises.  I set goals every year and I bet you do too.  My goals relate to both my personal and professional life. Right now, however, it’s […]

Considering an Interim C-Suite Position?

Make sure you listen to Dan Hurley's Talent Magnet Institute podcast

I was recently listening to Dan Hurley’s Talent Magnet Institute podcast interview with Mike Sipple Jr., “Becoming Fully Human.” In the podcast, Dan shares that his “retirement job” is serving as host of a local NPR radio show.  However, before “retirement,” Dan was a teacher, historian, Director of Leadership for Leadership Cincinnati, the interim CEO […]