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Look To Your Employees, Not At Them

17 April, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
The history of corporate portrait photography and the evolution of leadership makes for an interesting comparison. In the 19th and 20th centuries, corporate portraits, like the leadership styles of the subjects, were of stern-face corporate barons.  These titans of business ruled with a command-and-control top-down philosophy of leadership that was the overwhelming custom of the […] Read more»

WARNING FOR JOB SEEKERS: Beware of the Vultures

16 March, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Working from posh offices, Vulchers posing as career counselors and coaches are luring out-of-work executives with phony job interviews. It is a scam. Here is how it works: The executive receives a call from a "Gina" or "Jan" -- personable and engaging assistants -- telling the out-of-work executive that their name surfaced in research and that the Senior Vice President or the Partner would like to interview th Read more»