July 23, 2013

Results of the August Conference Question Challenge

Thank you to everyone who took the question challenge, and thank you to Pete Van Epps and Rob Davis for helping me moderate while out on vacation. As a group, the questions were impressive.  We sincerely believe this is a result of diligent preparation for the upcoming Conference.  The payoff will be results in the … Continue reading “Results of the August Conference Question Challenge”

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January 5, 2012

JMO Interview Mistakes

I was just conducting a mock interview and a candidate asked me, “What are typical mistakes that every candidate makes during the interview process at the Career Conference?”  The more I thought about this question, I began to realize how good it really was.  Of course, there are mistakes and there can be those that … Continue reading “JMO Interview Mistakes”

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April 7, 2011

Features and Benefits of Cameron-Brooks’ Development and Preparation Program

One of the features of the Cameron-Brooks program is our Development and Preparation Program© (DPP©).  A mis-perception of our program is that it is only designed to learn how to successfully interview.  This is only one of the benefits, and there are 3 equally important purposes of DPP©. First, DPP© provides an education to Junior … Continue reading “Features and Benefits of Cameron-Brooks’ Development and Preparation Program”

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September 24, 2010

Meeting Leadership – Respect and Listening

In the past month I have attended numerous meetings – school board, work and family.  Many of these meetings have gone really well where there was a high degree of respect for each participant, a focus on listening and understanding, and an effort by all to achieve synergistic solutions.  Some have not gone so well, … Continue reading “Meeting Leadership – Respect and Listening”

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May 25, 2010

Millennials – The Search for Worthwhile Work

One of my favorite Buddhist quotes is, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”  I have found that the more willing I am to be a student the more teachers I will find. I wrote an earlier blog titled, “The Alchemist and the JMO” where I told the story of traveling to Germany on a … Continue reading “Millennials – The Search for Worthwhile Work”

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May 21, 2010

The Emerging Millennial Generation

Joel Junker has written about the generational shift as our country transitions from the leadership of the Baby Boomer generation to the next generation. His writing is well-researched and based on dozens of conversations he has had with leaders of Fortune 500 companies. Scott LePage and I are seeing a major shift of focus among … Continue reading “The Emerging Millennial Generation”

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January 13, 2010

Winners and Losers

Sometimes reading a book allows the reader to avoid having to “touch the stove” to learn a lesson.

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