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...
Everybody Needs Rules!

Everybody Needs Rules!

Color in the lines. Don’t talk to strangers. Eat your vegetables. Don’t text and drive. Follow the speed limit. Do not enter. Show up on time. Wear appropriate dress code. Record all hours worked. You get the idea! These rules are common in our life and in the...
Put Up or Shut Up!

Put Up or Shut Up!

Acceptable business interactions and relationships are changing right before our very eyes. The last “What the Hecht” blog titled Just Being Friendly detailed the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein. His behavior started a tsunami of further famous...
Just Being Friendly

Just Being Friendly

Fifty women have come forward claiming sexual harassment from Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood producer and former studio executive. The allegations of harassment date back 20 years and Hollywood turned a blind eye to this abhorrent behavior. In Fiscal 2017, Fox News has...
A Do-Over!

A Do-Over!

I recently had a coaching conversation with an employee at a client company. We discussed a difficult situation that had occurred and the employee asked “Can I have a do-over”? I asked what she meant and what would she “do-over”? The employee...
The Other Side

The Other Side

To all who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey, you are in my prayers. To the friends and clients in Houston who are in my life, you are in my thoughts. This is the first time in seven years I have not written a blog post for “What the Hecht”? Next week you will...