28 02, 2020

Fostering Fear

By |2020-02-28T11:57:54+00:00February 28th, 2020|SRA Updates|0 Comments

"What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” Reflect on that statement for a moment. You may even have an immediate connection to it, with your own delinquent “to-do’s” catapulting to the center of your attention. It was entrepreneur, author, and investor Timothy Ferriss [...]

3 01, 2020

The Stress Test

By |2020-01-03T08:22:20+00:00January 3rd, 2020|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Countless articles, including several SRA Updates, have addressed one of the most important tasks given to senior leadership within any organization: the ability to identify the next generation of future leaders within the firm. We look for passionate individuals who wake up each day craving success, but who can [...]

4 11, 2019

Desire to Inspire

By |2019-11-04T12:24:32+00:00November 4th, 2019|SRA Updates|0 Comments

Motivate and inspire. The two words are often used interchangeably, echoed perpetually in the minds of any leader trying to spearhead the charge. However, view the two as the same and you are missing a critical component in your evolution as a senior executive. Why? Motivation is of the [...]

28 08, 2019

Opportunistic Outsourcing

By |2019-08-28T22:27:16+00:00August 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00March 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+00:00January 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 [...]

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