Author Archives: Employment Resource Group

Time To Write Your Story

I had the most interesting conversation last week with a client of mine. He told me he handed the President of his company a blank piece of paper and said, “The Paper is going to write a story about you and its ten years from now – what will it say?  Write it down”. Wow! While I […]

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Power Of The People

As the president of a busy executive search firm, I’ve observed thousands of leaders over the course of my 21-year run. Many leaders run amazing organizations that over time have grown considerably and have been very successful. Others, despite the same economic conditions, have not fared well. In analyzing the differences, there are some key […]

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Graduates, It’s Ok Not to Know

We are at that magical time of year when the seniors are donning their Caps and Gowns and are anticipating the excitement of graduation and the anticipation of the future ahead of them. It is normal to feel some level of apprehension; it’s a big deal to head off on your own, whether that is off […]

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Replacing Mr. Wonderful

We’ve all seen him and felt his presence. He is the magnanimous figure at the head of the corporate table and he is larger than life. He’s brilliant, charismatic and successful. He is also humble, warm and caring. His career began just like all of ours did. He started at the bottom; but for him, it was different. People noticed […]

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It’s Been One Hell of a Ride

On June 2 I will have been in Executive search twenty years.  Twenty years is a long time to do anything, especially being a “headhunter”.  I hate that term by the way. Like most careers, it found me, I didn’t find it.  I was working for a women’s clothing company out of North Carolina when […]

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Wishing Time Stood Still

In the past two weeks, I have had three family members end up in the hospital. Being 51, I guess part of that comes with the territory of aging. The funny thing about that is I remember as a teenager my Dad telling me to enjoy life because as you get older, time goes by […]

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The Story of Courage

For what is probably the 100th time, the other night I watched the Wizard of Oz. This time however, I watched it through new lenses. The life lessons and values demonstrated in this show are truly amazing. As I watched, one that jumped out at me, probably because it is so important in my own […]

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