Archive for the ‘talent’ Category

The Relationship between Practice and Strategy

In the early 1990s, a research psychologist named K. Anders Ericsson, along with two of his associates from Berlin’s Academy of Music, designed a study to compare the differences between the violinists in at the school.[1] They divided the violinists into three groups. Students in the first group were the stars—the students that would surely […]

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Strengths-Based Strategy

A key aspect of CMOE’s Applied Strategic Thinking® Model involves determining strengths and using those strengths to create a solid strategic approach to work and life. Recent research by the Gallup Management Journal supports this step. While CMOE’s Applied Strategic Thinking Model is geared towards the individual contributor, its principles can be applied at the […]

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Visualizing Leadership Scholarship Award

CMOE is pleased to announce the winner of the Visualizing Leadership Scholarship. Congratulations to Maria Allen of Florida who submitted the winning infographic. Maria and all other contestants were judged on the following criteria: Creativity Relevance Professionalism Image Quality “The top five entries were very impressive and after judging the entries, the top five all […]

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5 Reasons Why Top Talent Leave Their Jobs

We put together an infographic on the top 5 reasons top talent leave their jobs. Enjoy! FREE: add this infographic to your website! 600 Pixel Wide Version <a href=”http://www.cmoe.com/blog/5-reasons-why-top-talent-leave-their-jobs” mce_href=”http://www.cmoe.com/blog/5-reasons-why-top-talent-leave-their-jobs”><img src=”http://www.cmoe.com/infographics/talent_leaving_jobs2@600.jpg” mce_src=”http://www.cmoe.com/infographics/talent_leaving_jobs2@600.jpg” border=”0″ alt=”5 Reasons Why Top Talent Leave Their Jobs” /><br /> <a href=”http://www.cmoe.com” mce_href=”http://www.cmoe.com”>CMOE</a><br /> Large Version <a href=”http://www.cmoe.com/blog/5-reasons-why-top-talent-leave-their-jobs” mce_href=”http://www.cmoe.com/blog/5-reasons-why-top-talent-leave-their-jobs”><img src=”http://www.cmoe.com/infographics/talent_leaving_jobs2.jpg” mce_src=”http://www.cmoe.com/infographics/talent_leaving_jobs2.jpg” border=”0″ […]

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Identifying and Developing a Future Leader

For those of you readers who frequently watch the NBC sitcom, The Office, you likely enjoyed the last few episodes of the Spring 2011 season as I did! For those of you who are less familiar with this television show, it is based on an office made up of a hodgepodge of dysfunctional employees.  There […]

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Overhaul a Culture of Losing

Recently, an interview with Buck Showalter, Manager of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team was shown on the television.  It caught my attention because the Orioles have had many losing seasons and there is renewed hope that Buck Showalter will be able to continue to turn things around for Baltimore.  The last time the Orioles made […]

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Perservere! Adherence and Persistence is Often the Missing Piece

Olympic sprinter Florence Griffith Joyner believed that running was a mental game.  She said: “Every day I tell myself I’m not going to allow anything to stop me.  I try to see my goals before me. There are a lot of things which could try to slow me down–injuries, family problems, financial problems, but you […]

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Leadership Is Needed Now: Don’t Wait To Develop Your People

Many organizations today are finding that they don’t have the right talent or enough talent in their organizations to be successful.  If you have experienced this, you know it is frustrating, challenging, and can drain energy and emotion in trying to execute daily business responsibilities. This past week, there was an article in the Wall […]

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Understanding Communication In A Fast Moving World

OMG, RU GOING CRAZY = Oh My Goodness, Are You Going Crazy! Can you read the above line?  If you can’t, it is because technological communication is rapidly changing into encrypted messages like this, which is an unfamiliar form of communication for you!  Emails, instant messaging, and text messaging are a few of the most […]

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5 Keys In Building A Global Company

Several years ago I was invited to participate on an industry association panel, discussing “offshoring,” (which means outsourcing globally). Having been a senior leader in a global company for many years, I asked the first very obvious question — Which shore? I proceeded to have some fun in addressing the subject by noting that virtually […]

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