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Forget Your Dislike of Ambiguity

6 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
It is always amazing to me how many well educated executives struggle with their performance because of their dislike of ambiguity — the state of uncertainty or lack of clarity. The afflicted always deny it but when but you strip away their protestations to the contrary, you find an executive in desperate pursuit of certainty, […] Read more»

Changing Thoughts On Career Management

4 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — All writers, especially columnists write in search of understanding, said the late New York Times columnist David Carr.  I think he was spot on.  I have found that writing, with the aid of a lot of reading, really does help one think through their beliefs, flesh out ideas and, thankfully in some […] Read more»

Truth-Telling Questions:  How to Gauge Authenticity

27 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
John has written several blogs over the past 12 months regarding the importance of candidates being authentic in their interviews.  Today’s post discusses an approach employers can use to test candidate authenticity and leading to a feeling of trust that they are hiring the right qualified person. For employers trust is a key factor in […] Read more»