Today’s job market is almost universally competitive. Organizations are becoming flatter and less hierarchical. As a result, securing high-level opportunities has become more challenging.
It is true what they say: when it comes to advancing in any industry, who you know is just as important as your skills and experiences.
There is a growing gap between supply and demand when it comes to workforce skill sets — companies across the board report an increased difficulty in recruiting potential hires who meet their requirements.Continue reading
Baking a cake and building a business are more similar than one might initially think; In order for either of these processes to be successful, there needs to be a deliberate and well-balanced combination of the key ingredients. Just as most chocolate cakes need flour, cocoa, eggs, and sugar, baking a leadership cake also requires some fundamental ingredients.
It is often said that the greatest of leaders are not born, but rather made. It is through hardship that they must learn to exhibit strength and direction, blazing a path that translates a vision into a reality. Any goal that is worthwhile will inevitably present obstacles along the way. True leaders are able to overcome such challenges and grow from them, empowering their followers to do the same by means of action and example.Continue reading