Hiring for cultural fit in SMEs

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Read my recent article: “Avoid costly hiring mistakes by hiring for cultural fit and not just for skills” published in The Social Press. Anyone can pick up and learn skills fairly quickly. Fit with an organisation’s culture (current or desired) is another matter entirely. Cultural fit is based on the combination of someone’s values, attitudes and […]

The Real Truth About Finding The Right Business Partner for The Long Haul

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In January 2015, I was honoured to be interviewed by Mark Asquith from Excellence Expected for his podcast series “Define Challenge & Conquer! Your Biggest Challenges Solved by the World’s Greatest Business Experts” Successful Business Collaborations: why upfront clarity about your needs and values is so important before entering into business relationships how Unconscious Bias may skew your […]

Proactive career roadmapping pays off

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Not many people I know, proactively manage their careers. Whilst they regularly change jobs internally or externally, or as entrepreneurs set annual goals for turnover or client conversion, they do not actually manage their career. They just keep going on the trajectory they set a long time ago. This is a strategy, however, it is […]