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I’m Kind of a Big Deal: Thought Leadership

I’m Kind of a Big Deal: Thought Leadership

I am not a fan of the phrase "thought leadership," but I have yet to come up with a better term, so here we are. It's why I titled this

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Too Much

Too Much

If I had a dime for every time someone referred to me as "too much," I'd have a pretty decent chunk of change. Like...what does that even mean? Often-used words

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Hire Slow

Hire Slow

If I asked you what your hiring process is would you say: 1. Post job to Indeed/LinkedIn or other job boards, 2. Filter through applicants, 3. Schedule interviews, 4. Interview,

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Conclusion to 8 Dogs & A Motorhome

Conclusion to 8 Dogs & A Motorhome

I had every intention of continuing this series, but several things have happened since I started it, which I will share at the end. The conclusion is a bit longer,

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