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The Big Three: Confidence, Courage & Experience

15 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In the realm of leadership, executives must successfully manage their departments, their divisions or their companies.  At the same time they must apply these same leadership principles to their own career management. That said, for the Baby Boomer and older Gen X leaders, experience counts.  It is an important brand equity that distinguishes them from […] Read more»

Interview Questions: What Works for You?

13 August, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
In the early years of my executive recruiting career, my hobby was to umpire high school baseball.  For me it was a passion and a labor of love for a game that combined athletic ability, strategy and elegance. If it was Tuesday, Thursday or Friday during baseball season, there was a better than 90 percent […] Read more»

Career Brand Management: Nine Important Elements to Consider

25 May, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Executives and managers hoping to navigate the turbulent economy with a minimum of disruption must develop excellent career brand management tools. Here are nine elements to consider: Discipline:  This is the cornerstone of effective career management.  The greatest lament of executives who suddenly find themselves out of work is that they wish they had spent […] Read more»