An Important Lesson for Business Growth

  • Posted 09-11-2019

I was recently involved in a bad accident which taught me an invaluable lesson about the importance of having quick reaction and response times. This lesson can be used by business owners who wish to grow their companies by improving their reactions and response times. 

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Talent Management: Be Proactive, Not Reactive

  • Posted 07-24-2019

Let's face it - with unemployment at record low levels, it's not a "buyer's market" for talent. Being proactive in your hiring process and talent retention strategy is essential for any organization.

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BALANCE: The Evolving Role of Human Resources

  • Posted 07-10-2019

In today’s organizations, Human Resources continues to evolve from a pure “personnel” department into a more visible, influential role. Achieving BALANCE affects top-line growth and bottom-line results that are sustainable.

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What Arthur Ashe Can Teach Us About Leadership

  • Posted 06-26-2019

The late tennis great, Arthur Ashe, once said, "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." In today's video, I touch on a few ways we can apply his inspirational words to our own journeys as we strive to become more positive and effective leaders.

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Lack of Talent: Should You Be Worried?

  • Posted 05-15-2019

Should businesses be concerned about losing staff? Kevin Fitzpatrick outlines why people are more likely to leave a job due to poor leadership over nearly any other reason.

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It's Never Too Early to Start Preparing for Job Interviews

  • Posted 04-03-2019

As I explain to the high school students in this video clip, the worst mistake you can make is thinking you can just “wing it” during the interview process.  No matter your level of experience or your skillset, you need to put forth the effort and prepare for the interview to get the job you desire.  

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Learning From Our Mistakes

  • Posted 03-20-2019

It's important to remember that we all make mistakes. It's even more important to know it's okay to make mistakes as long as we learn from them and do not allow them to define who we are going forward.

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Going Beyond Acquring the Right Talent

  • Posted 02-21-2019

In this industry, we often say, "The right talent makes a difference," and it really does. However, it's also good to keep in mind that the right talent only makes a difference if, as leaders, we are flexible enough to benefit from the value these people bring to the organization.

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Different Types of Company Culture

  • Posted 02-07-2019

Here is a clip of my talk from ABWA-Camelot’s January membership meeting where I talked about different types of company culture. Knowing the pros and cons of each lends to improved talent acquisition and retention.

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Choose Talent Carefully

  • Posted 12-04-2018

Every bit of talent that we bring into a good organization is going to make a difference, so choose that talent carefully.

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What’s Really Important In Your Life?

  • Posted 11-24-2018

It’s been several weeks since my last video and that’s due to some significant personal events in my life. This message is one that I hope you’ll value during the holidays – and all year long.


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Talent: All Factors Must Be Considered

  • Posted 09-12-2018

While looking at talent, one of the mistakes we make is we all too often focus just on that job; that immediate need that we have. The reality is that we must consider the entire until when making the decision.


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Balance: The Secret to Employee Engagement

  • Posted 07-05-2018

Nothing we do in business, nothing we try to differentiate in the market place, nothing in our long-term strategy can or should be attempted without understanding and living the delicate balance of talent and people.

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  • Posted 02-23-2018

Welcome to the CNESTA Blog. We will have more articles posted shortly.

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