These 4 Words Really Matter To Your Business Strategy

April 28 , 2014

“Sticks and stones will break my bones but words will never hurt me.” Remember that? Chances are one of your parents taught it to you to help you deal with someone who wasn’t being nice to you. The problem is, though, that it’s wrong.

Filed Under: Strategy, Professional Development, professional development, Social Impact, Your Career, your career

Three Tips for Engaging Elevator Conversations

April 24 , 2014

Conversations in elevators can be some of the most uncomfortable and awkward examples of human communication.

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Confidence, Good Habits, good habits, Quick Tips, quick tips

What Good Strategy Is — and Isn’t

April 21 , 2014

I’ve made a lot of mistakes, but employing bad strategy masked as great strategy has to top the list. The pattern was quite simple — I would have a self-proclaimed brilliant revelation, chart a wildly ambitious new course, sell everyone on the vision while dismissing the naysayers, intentionally...

Filed Under: Insights, insights, Strategy, Productivity, productivity, Professional Development, professional development, Uncategorized

Have a Hard Time Saying No? These Methods Will Change That

April 17 , 2014

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launchedStartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Professional Development, professional development, Quick Tips, quick tips, Respect, respect

Recipe for A Dream

April 10 , 2014

Recipe for A Dream

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Dreams, dreams, Goals, goals, inspiration, Inspiration

We've Hit 20,000!

April 09 , 2014

Thanks to our valued relationships with our clients, candidates and employees, Solomon Page Group has reached 20,000 followers on LinkedIn and the number is already growing!  We believe the strength of our relationships will always have greater importance than their number,  but we always...

Filed Under: LinkedIn

Making Feedback Pay Off

April 07 , 2014

Feedback frightens me. It probably frightens you, too. When we pour intense energy into a project, we don't want blunt opinions of our (supposedly) finished work. We crave pure praise from bosses, colleagues or customers. Even minor criticisms can be hard to take. Harsher responses feel like a kick...

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Feedback, Insights, insights, Success, success

Beyond The Paycheck: What We Wish For

April 03 , 2014

Plenty of studies show that pay increases only serve as a short-term performance motivator.

Filed Under: Career & Money, Dreams, dreams, Expectations, expectations, Happiness