Don’t ask for free work during the hiring process

I’ve had a number of folks share with me recently that they are being asked to do free work or "submit projects" when applying for posted opportunities. I define free work as something done specifically for that business that takes a measurable amount of time (1-2...

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5 characteristics of a top performer

We all want to hire (and be!) a top performer... but what makes someone a top performer? In today's video I share with you 5 characteristic of a top performer. What characteristics would you add to this list? Share a comment below 👍

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What’s the difference between certification and licensing?

[Creating a Certification Series - Part 3] Licensing is about the WHAT. Certification is about the WHO. Licensing is about saying 'here's my stuff, here's what you can use and what you can/can't do with it'. Certification is about the person you are certifying - where...

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3 signs that it may be time to create a certification program

[Creating a Certification Series - Part 2] One of the biggest questions I get about creating a certification is WHEN? "Is this something I should do now or later?" There is a ‘season’ of the business journey that I find especially ripe for creating a certification,...

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Why are certification/licensing programs so hot right now?

[Creating a Certification Series] Why are certification/licensing programs so hot right now? Two reasons... 🔥🔥 #1 - They are an awesome way for YOU - the business owner - to leverage your IP into a long-term, recurring revenue stream. One that requires LESS of your...

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Ups & Downs

You’ve started working with a new client and it hasn’t been as ‘smooth’ as you would like... and you are wondering if maybe it won't work out? You’ve hired a new team member and things haven't been moving as quickly as you hoped... and you are wondering if maybe they...

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2021 Trends for Online Service Providers

As we look back to 2020 - and 'ease' into 2021 - what can we expect as service providers? What are the opportunities for us out there today and how can we make the most of them? To say 2020 was a doozy of a year is to put it mildly, and yet it was a year that opened...

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Is it you or is it them? (team issues)

I do a lot of work with people around their teams – and what I've come to see is that it's a 50/50 split when something isn't working. 50% of the time it's a "wrong person was hired for the role" issue. And the other 50% of the time it's a leadership issue – not...

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How Scalable is your Business?

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