8 Emotional Lessons of Succession

This is an excerpt from an article we authored for Family Business Magazine. You can read the full-length article HERE. In 2012, our family business began a healthy succession process – but do not mistake “healthy” for “painless.” We did all the right things — planned, brought in outside advisers. However, while the emotions were […]

What Should I Read?

Book recommendations for the days ahead

The end of December often brings with it a few days to slow down and unplug.  If you are like me, you look forward to some extra time to sink into a good book.  These slower-paced days provide larger chunks of time that can be dedicated to reading without any concern of neglecting other duties. […]

Be Thankful, Especially When Life is Challenging

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it may not look like any Thanksgiving you have ever had before.  So many of our traditions have been disrupted due to the pandemic, and Thanksgiving is no exception. In spite of the many details that have not gone as planned, it is still of utmost importance to […]

Observations from Centennial’s New York Office

Quarantine, Week 4 Reflections...

My husband Bob and I moved from Cincinnati, OH to New York City in 2016, to be closer to family.  Since then, I have worked remotely for Centennial.   You might be surprised to learn that Centennial has two team members based in New York City.  In addition to me, Larry Bennett is our team adviser […]

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 […]

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 […]