Common hiring practices are destined for failure. Here's how to hire the right people and build a company culture designed for long-term success. In a recent groundbreaking study, the training firm Leadership IQ found that 46 percent of all new hires fail within their first 18 months. But here's the real shocker: 89 percent fail for attitudinal reasons - not skills.
Want to increase sales? Get promoted? Change the world? There’s a goal for that . . . Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, the school teacher next door who amassed a million-dollar fortune . . . Did these people succeed because they were more motivated or because they were more disciplined? The answer to both questions is yes - but not in the ways you might think. Anyone can achieve extraordinary things. The secret is setting goals that test the very limits of your abilities.
"Good tips, good narrator, so-so writing"
What is it about the top percentile of high earners in business, and how can you “join the club”? Join job and career experts as they share their experience and wisdom on how to find the perfect job and get promoted faster. Explore how to approach the job market to quickly find those hard-to-find jobs, then approach these opportunities in such a way that your job application stands out from the competition.
"Eh, mostly hype with a few small gems"
Auburn Tigers football legends recall their greatest moments - newly updated to include the Tigers' recent BCS championship. What creates a championship team? Spirit, determination, and a legacy that refuses to die. Game of My Life: Auburn Tigers is a collection of the greatest Tigers moments from past and present as seen through the eyes of the players themselves. In this vivid collection of sports moments, Mark Murphy has brought together passionate Auburn football players to share their fondest experiences and memories.
To Mark Murphy, the key to success is visualization, for personal goals as well as business goals. If you're training for a marathon, it's helpful to imagine crossing the finish line. The same is true for business. If the company has goals, it's up to the managers to paint a picture of success that inspires the employees, gets them motivated, and helps them meet that goal.
"Tropical Storm Hermine Batters Georgia, Forecasters Warn of 'Life-Threatening Floods' along the East Coast" is from the September 02, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kevin Begos, Brian Murphy and Mark Berman and narrated by Jill Melancon.