Managing Partner of Talent Partners, Larry Rubin, Featured in American Express

Managing Partner of Talent Partners – A member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices, Larry Rubin, Featured in American Express, The Future of Business: More Women in the Workforce By: Julie Bawden-Davis In December 2019, for the second time in history, women in the workforce outnumbered men. The first time the number of women in…
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Feedback is a Two-Way Street

Feedback is a Two-Way Street Giving and receiving feedback in the workplace is essential, whether you're an employee or the boss. Having transparent, but respectful conversations is key to both career and business growth; without knowing what's working and what's not, no improvement can be made and a standstill occurs. There's opportunity for feedback every…
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Uncover “Hidden” Leaders

Uncover "Hidden" Leaders Often times companies gain leaders in one of two ways; cultivating from the inside (programs, training, etc.) or hiring externally. While these are practices are tried and true, organizations are missing out on a talent source: internal "hidden" leadership potential. These individuals might have fallen under the radar because they aren't as…
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The Most Valuable Type of Employee

The Most Valuable Type of Employee No matter what industry you work in or position you have open, hiring a "360-degree" individual will never steer you wrong. This type of employee is an asset because they move in every direction; they're aware of not only what's happening in their role, but in the roles around…
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How to Earn Your Manager’s Respect

How to Earn Your Manager's Respect We all want to be valued — and be viewed as valuable — at work. But respect isn’t a given; you have to earn it. Whether you have a new manager or have worked with your current boss for years, what can you do to make sure your boss…
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What Makes a Great CEO?

What Makes a Great CEO? A recent study by Russell Reynolds Associates and Hogan Assessment systems wanted to discover what differentiated the best CEO's from average ones. They wanted to examine stereotypes, like self-promoting, risk taking, and being extroverted and see if there really was a case for those attributes indicating a great CEO. In…
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Teamwork is Dream Work

Teamwork is Dream Work For the longest time I thought that the phrase "teamwork makes the dream work" was "teamwork is dream work." I suppose that both make sense, because they each have the overlying theme that working as a team opens the door to endless possibilities. It's important in life, but essential in the…
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Talent Matters

Talent Matters: The Three Cs to Surviving a Change at the Top Change seems almost inevitable these days. Research from the Arlington-based corporate consultancy CEB shows that in the last three years the average organization has undergone five major changes. While many of those disruptions are company- or industry-dependent, one that nearly every organization will…
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Want to think Outside of the Box? 

Want to think Outside of the Box? Have you ever heard of Warby Parker? Well this online glasses and sunglasses company was recently recognized as the world's most innovative company, but they didn't start out as strong as they are now. Ted Talks speaker Adam Grant shared that he declined to invest in the brand…
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Create a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

Create a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity is a business necessity and has been a hot topic for the last few years, with good reason. People bring different skill sets, thoughts, knowledge, and processes to the table, which can be invaluable; this creates the opportunity for insightful debates, ideas, and in the end better…
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