In The News This Week…January 14

There’s a Difference Between Your Company’s Vision and Its Mission. Here’s How to Achieve Them Both.

by Riaz Khadem

“Alignment is necessary if you are serious about reaching the high goals expressed in your mission and vision. Your mission and vision must not only be well-defined, but you need a process in place to close your mission gap and vision gap. What are these gaps? To clarify, let’s take a closer look at the definition of mission and vision.”

 

Consider These Costs Before Hiring a New Employee

by Aleks Peterson

“But did you know that, according to Bersin by Deloitte, the average cost per hire is almost $4,000? That number will vary, depending on job level and on hiring practices, but every hiring manager can relate to the problem of inflated talent acquisition costs. Why does bringing on a new employee –which is supposed to be a business solution–drain so many resources? Why do accountants and financial executives pale at the notion of launching a candidate search?”

 

Implement These 4 Tactics to Grow Your Revenue

by Kimanzi Constable

“There is a way to create consistent revenue in your business and implement a plan for constant revenue growth. That happens when you understand and implement these four principles into your business.”

 

Discipline Is What Leads to Success

by Sherrie Campbell

“Succeeding is so difficult for many people because life can be frustrating. Frustration can provoke many to give up too soon. Each challenge we face offers us the opportunity to grow, to improve upon our skillset, to test our edges and to learn new ways to solve problems. Those who are disciplined make their lives easier as their skill sets increase. To follow are the markers of discipline.”

 

Help Your Team Do More Without Burning Out

by Merete Wedell-Wedellsborg

“But the impulse to simply run faster to escape friction is obviously of no use for the long haul of a life-long career. In fact, our immediate behavioral response to friction shares one feature with much of the general advice about speeding up: It is plainly counterproductive and leads to burn out rather than break out. To add insult to injury, the way to wrestle effectively with the challenge of sustainable speed is somewhat counterintuitive and even disconcerting — especially to high-performing leaders who have successfully relied on their personal drive to make results.”