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28 08, 2019

Opportunistic Outsourcing

By | 2019-08-28T22:27:16+00:00 August 28th, 2019|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Business coach Peter Drucker was known for dispensing some sage advice that still rings true decades later: Do what you do best and outsource the rest. What comes to mind when you hear that mantra? An immediate list likely appears of all the tasks you know are not the [...]

25 06, 2019

The Dichotomy of Inertia

By | 2019-06-25T15:04:28+00:00 June 25th, 2019|SRA Updates|0 Comments

When it rains, it pours; most are familiar with this phrase. It’s what we use to describe the inertia of negative circumstances building and snowballing. Can you think of the equivalent phrase used to describe the opposite? The experience of positive inertia? “Just look at the bright side”… “turn [...]

1 05, 2019

An Era of Authenticity

By | 2019-05-01T16:02:04+00:00 May 1st, 2019|SRA Updates|0 Comments

It's probably a fair statement; if you are the kind of person who needs to read an article on how to be authentic, is the very act of reading such an article in and of itself inauthentic? Setting aside that seemingly debatable fact, the topic of authenticity is likely [...]

1 03, 2019

A Perpetual Prime of Life

By | 2019-03-01T15:00:23+00:00 March 1st, 2019|SRA Updates|0 Comments

As recruiters, there is a powerful question we ask candidates which typically elicits immediate pause, reflection, and authenticity in the answer. It is a question that catches most off guard, creates a feeling of nostalgia, and sometimes even prompts a smile. “At what point in your career did you [...]

2 01, 2019

Loss Aversion

By | 2019-01-02T15:21:20+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Imagine this scenario: a colleague offers to flip a coin and give you $20 if it lands on heads. If it lands on tails, you give him $20. Stop and ponder; would you accept that bet? For most of us, the answer is no. Behavioral science experts Amos Tversky [...]

1 11, 2018

The Culpability of Free Speech

By | 2018-11-01T10:40:56+00:00 November 1st, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

If you had to pinpoint a turning point, it was perhaps the launch of CNN in June of 1980. Prior to CNN, news programming delivered relatively factual information for an hour or two a day. After CNN, although it was an amazing accomplishment to cover events live as they [...]

27 06, 2018

Now What?

By | 2018-06-27T18:56:02+00:00 June 27th, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Take a moment to reflect on what has now been a long-circulating article via the internet and social media. Although it has a somber tone, it sets the stage for the purpose behind this month’s SRA Update. First, I was dying to finish high school and start college. And [...]

27 04, 2018

Who Thanks Whom?

By | 2018-04-27T11:35:53+00:00 April 27th, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

A recent article penned for Inc by Suzanne Lucas made the bold statement: “Dear Hiring Manager, Perhaps You Should Write the Thank You Note.” She continues: “The traditional thank you note is from candidate to hiring manager. That's wrong… Just what are you exactly thanking the manager for? Taking [...]

1 03, 2018

Leadership Assessment

By | 2018-03-14T17:32:42+00:00 March 1st, 2018|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Countless books and articles exist discussing the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little has been said about what happens in the thousands of daily interactions and decisions that allow leaders to get the best out of their people. Start with this premise: We [...]