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  • Le & Associates
    Jul 14TH, 2016

    6 Smart Ways To Self-Promote At Work

    Technique #1: Keep Tabs on Achievements Before you can talk about your accomplishments, you have to pinpoint what they are. Think back: When was the last time that you updated your résumé? If it’s been a while, chances are there are awards you’ve won, speaking engagements you’ve rocked, and successful projects you’ve managed. So keep […]

  • Le & Associates
    Jun 17TH, 2016

    5 Attitudes That Define Great Leaders

    I typically work with huge datasets and draw conclusions based on thousands of leaders. Recently, however, I was working with a small dataset of just 30 leaders. These leaders work for a high tech company with more than 60,000 total employees. This group of 30 were considered to be some of the highest potential leaders […]

  • Le & Associates
    May 26TH, 2016

    How to sell yourself in a job interview?

    In a job interview, the way you talk about yourself is a deciding factor in your success. These six tips will help you convince a hiring manager to hire you. Want to know how to sell yourself in an any interview? There are six things you’ll need to do: Show that you can be the solution […]

  • Le & Associates
    May 10TH, 2016

    7 Things You Can Do To Build An Awesome Personal Brand

    The term branding has long been relegated to companies, but today almost every individual has a personal brand. Not many of us have consciously cultivated these brands, but they exist nonetheless. A digital footprint in the sands of time and space crowd sourced by friends, colleagues, and bosses. According to an AVG study, 92 percent […]

  • Le & Associates
    Apr 27TH, 2016

    Bosses Tell Us: 11 Things That Will Get You Promoted

    Have you ever been promoted? If so, congratulations. If not, there might be something you can do about that. And we don’t mean “be more confident” or “be more passionate.” We mean specific actions you can take to impress your superiors—and take home a bigger paycheck. Even if you’re not specifically looking for a flashier […]

  • Le & Associates
    Apr 14TH, 2016

    Building Your Personal Brand: Tactics for Successful Career Branding

    What is it that all successful companies have mastered — and what job-seekers looking to advance in their careers need to master? What is it about Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Starbucks, Disney, and McDonald’s? What makes a consumer buy one product over another — and makes one job-seeker much more sought after than others? The answer is […]

  • Le & Associates
    Apr 06TH, 2016

    10 Job Interview Tips From A CEO Headhunter

    Whether you’re being interviewed to be an intern or a CEO, you’re going to run into a few notoriously tricky questions—here’s a road map of what you’ll be asked, and how to craft impressive answers to even the toughest questions. No two situations are ever exactly the same, but as a general guide, these are […]

  • Le & Associates
    Mar 18TH, 2016

    Personal Branding Is A Leadership Requirement, Not a Self-Promotion Campaign

    Developing your personal brand is essential for the advancement of your career and development as a leader. Unfortunately, personal branding has become a “commoditized” term that has lost its intention as people have irresponsibly used social media as a platform to build their personal brand and increase their relevancy. They believe social media can immediately increase […]

  • Le & Associates
    Jan 29TH, 2016

    The Value of a Professional Network?

    In “The Startup of You”, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman advises to “strengthen your professional network by building powerful alliances and maintaining a diverse mix of relationships” and to “tap your network for information and intelligence that help you make smarter decisions.” It’s great advice — a 21st-century update of “it’s not what you know, it’s who you […]

  • Le & Associates
    Jan 14TH, 2016

    Tech Trends for Job Seekers in 2016

    In 2016, nearly every activity – from checking the weather, to calling a cab, to ordering lunch – can be helped along with a boost from technology; searching for a job is no different! Helpful websites, numerous devices and app after app offer job seekers the promise of a (somewhat) painless process towards finding a new […]

  • Le & Associates
    Dec 18TH, 2015

    2016 Executive Job Interview Trends

    Want to come across as a savvy executive interviewer on your next interview? As you are preparing your answers to interview questions, do not underestimate preparation for interview logistics. Many interview assessments are now done via video and Skype. Additionally, do not rely on your traditional negotiation tactics in answering questions. Boldly doing it differently […]

  • Le & Associates
    Aug 13TH, 2015

    Leader vs Leadership Development: Does it really matter?

    The distinction between “leader” and “leadership” development is much more than just semantics. The differences between the practices of leader development and leadership development are reflectedin the differences in each of the following three areas: Goals, objectives, outcomes and results; Assumptions and areas of concern; and Methods (processes, strategies and interventions) and practitioners’ knowledge and […]

  • Le & Associates
    May 05TH, 2015

    WHY HIRING FOR CULTURAL FIT IS A CULTURAL FIT KILLER

    Company culture is not fixed, something set in stone or architected from on-high. It depends more on how fast your company is growing, whether the right people are assigned to the right roles and if the people, the managers and culture are flexible enough to adapt to changing business conditions.

  • Le & Associates
    May 05TH, 2015

    4 METHODS TO BE AN INFLUENTIAL LEADER

    “Being influential” has various meanings with each individual. To some, this has a negative meaning, but to many, influencing is a necessary task a leader has to do every day.” For business leaders, one aspect of “being influential” is to encourage other people to think and act for themselves, managers, the organization and finally, customers. […]

  • Le & Associates
    May 05TH, 2015

    THE 7 QUALITIES OF TOMORROW´S TOP LEADERS

    omorrow´s leaders will – more than ever before – live, work, and compete in a highly fluid, disruptive, and sensitive world. To succeed and to live a fulfilled professional and personal life, this breed of leaders possess very unique skills, characteristics, and values – 7 distinctive qualities! Quality 1 – Inspire! Tomorrow´s top leaders truly think […]

  • Le & Associates
    Apr 25TH, 2015

    How to brand yourself

    Understanding how to brand yourself begins with uncovering your personal brand. Your personal brand is not a tagline or an ad campaign. It’s a combination of your interests, beliefs, ethos, values, talents and skills, among a number of other characteristics.

  • Le & Associates
    Apr 17TH, 2015

    The 7 Qualities of Tomorrow´s Top Leaders

    Tomorrow´s leaders will – more than ever before – live, work, and compete in a highly fluid, disruptive, and sensitive world. To succeed and to live a fulfilled professional and personal life, this breed of leaders possess very unique skills, characteristics, and values – 7 distinctive qualities! Quality 1 – Inspire! Tomorrow´s top leaders truly think […]

  • Le & Associates
    Mar 27TH, 2015

    Tips on Transforming from a Manager to Leader

    Let’s get personal today. Why do you wake up early to go to work? Why do you work so hard and smart? Why do you invest in yourself through formal education as well as executive training?

  • Le & Associates
    Mar 02ND, 2015

    Coming And Staying

    Managers need to learn how to find out and retain real talented people. There are many choices to consider if one wants to learn by reading books. Take Amazon, for instance, just one keyword – “hiring”, there are 675 results. For the next key word – the best people, there are 664 results, and the next one “keep the best people”, only nine books can be found.

  • Le & Associates
    Feb 12TH, 2015

    Starting With The Thought…

    Seeing the book Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by chance on the shelf, are you any curious about that book? Is that book worth reading?