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  • 08 14
    2019

    A Road Warrior's Guide to Long-Haul Travel

    International travel is an integral part of doing business in a global economy. And while there are those who think it is glamorous, the reality of long-haul travel is intermittent sleep; long stretches sitting in confined spaces; and waiting bleary-eyed in a business class lounge for the final leg of your journey. It’s a test of physical endurance. And every seasoned business traveler has developed strategies to cope.

    We polled our clients and drew ...

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  • 08 12
    2019

    Some Insights into the Transfer of Power Upon Retirement

     

    We've had numerous opportunities over the years to conduct searches for executives who will be replacing a retiree, or soon-to-be retiree. The process of retiring can be awkward for both the retiree and the company. As is true with most things in life, there are no absolutes, and every organization must determine the best plan for everyone involved.

    Not surprisingly, when exiting executives can't wait to hit the door—whatever their reasons—it ...

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  • 08 07
    2019

    Mental Health: A Personal Experience

    In recent years, mental health has emerged from the closet to be openly discussed in the business world. Corporate America talks about it in terms of work-life balance, burnout and managing stress, while offering resources along with advice. Yet I have never seen much written about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

    Two years ago, I was involved in a horrible accident. It is an accident that changed my life in every way. I promised myself that ...

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  • 07 31
    2019

    A Former Journalist Offers Interview Tips

    Interviewing is a skill, and not an easy one to master. There’s something new to learn every time you sit down across a desk, share a cup of coffee or connect across an ocean via FaceTime or Skype for an interview.

    In my 13 years in TV news, I have had the opportunity to interview thousands of people from all walks of life—politicians, celebrities, criminals, grieving families, heroic first responders—and no two ...

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