The Right Fit for Our Future and Yours

For over 4 decades Centennial has gone the extra mile to ensure that the executives we place are not only competent, but are the right fit for our clients.  We know that success only comes when the client and candidate enjoy a chemistry that makes working together a winning combination.  For a similar reason, Centennial […]

The Power of Relationships in Your Personal and Professional Life

Resolve to Work on Relationships in 2019

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Life’s fast pace and ever-evolving technology makes it easier and easier to avoid human interaction.  You can get a lot done without the messiness of relationships and close personal connections.  You can be efficient, calculated, and super-productive…just like a robot.  And that is where the problem lies; we’re not robots. We were created to be […]

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 […]

Goering Center Family & Private Business Awards Gala

Goering Center Award

The Centennial team is honored to be chosen for the 2018 Goering Center Family & Private Business Award for Family Businesses with 1-15 employees.  The awards gala was an incredible celebration of family and private businesses, topped off with extraordinary tribute to John Goering, the Goering Center founder and chairman, who will soon become chairman […]

Are You Over-Reaching or Over-Training?

Know the difference so you can be your best

Performing at your top game is the same no matter what your “game” is, and whether you “play” it on a court or in an office.  The most devastating mistake any top performer can make is also the same regardless. What is that mistake that no one ever wants to make, but frequently does? Over-training. […]

How to Become a Talent Magnet

Six Tips from the Best of the Best

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Leaders from all over the world ask often,  “how do we achieve our next chapter of success?” Our recommendation is to take all of the necessary steps to become a talent magnet. Becoming a Talent MagnetTM is not easy but worth the investment of time, energy and resources. It is THE way to elevate your […]

The Secret to Handling A Job Change

Suggestions from Guest Blogger and Renowned Author Elyse Jarard

Whether it’s a plan of your own, or comes to you as a surprise, switching jobs can be unnerving. The way we have learned to deal with change is very much of a knee-jerk, emotional reaction.  It concentrates on control and pushing through with action.  We have learned that change is– Hard Uncertain and scary […]

Summer Reading with Lasting Leadership Lessons

Spend an Hour with This Book and You’ll be Wiser and Better Equipped to Lead

The Way of the Shepherd: 7 Ancient Secrets to Managing Productive People by Dr. Kevin Leman and William Pentak is an excellent leadership book that will leave a positive impact on the way you lead your team.  Several Centennial team members have read this practical book and it has become a favorite. We especially appreciate […]

It’s a Good Day When You Invest in Future Leaders

A small investment can lead to great impact - personally and professionally

I had an incredible opportunity a few weeks ago. My daughter invited me to speak to her awesome 2nd class about my career. I was also asked to read a book of my choice to her class. I read, “Have You Filled Your Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids.” I was able […]