Interviewing Gumby STRETCHING THE TRUTH!

Interviewing Gumby STRETCHING THE TRUTH!

Have you ever been “wowed” by the extraordinary, overwhelming results presented by a candidate only to find out that he pulled a Gumby! What is that you may ask? Gumby is the boy made of putty, the “shape shifter” that can become whatever you...
Unplugged

Unplugged

I recently had my hip replaced and was under a very strict regimen for recovery. My surgeon said, walk five minutes every hour, do not go outside for four weeks, sit down this way, stand up that way, no email or text, and get plenty of rest. I anticipated the walking...
Learning to Walk

Learning to Walk

After years of limping, I scheduled an appointment with a surgeon to identify the problem and understand my options. I walked into the appointment with little direction or sense of urgency. Imagine my surprise when the surgeon looked at my x-ray and said “Oh my! This...
The Red Carpet!

The Red Carpet!

I have watched the Golden Globes, Emmy’s, People’s Choice, Grammy’s, and the Academy Aware nominations. Divas have paraded up and down the red carpet for the world to witness, ooh and ah! That got me to thinking, are there Diva’s in companies? As Francis McDormand...
Hiring for Results: It’s Like a Marriage!

Hiring for Results: It’s Like a Marriage!

A business leader recently interviewed several candidates for a customer service position. All were capable, but the leader said none of them “wowed” him. He asked, “We need to fill the role ASAP, what should we do?” As the question mark...