How to Build a High Value Team - Diversity is the Power Word

So you want to know how to build a high value team? First remember ‘It is not all about you.’ A team, according to Webster's Dictionary is defined as ‘a number of persons associated together in work or activity.’ With that in mind, that means you are working with others. A team is made up of diversity- you might have different generations, genders, races, and cultural beliefs. As the leader of a team, you bring your own knowledge, expectations, worldview, values, and preferences into this relationship. The key to building a high value team is to remember we are made for relationships. Relationships take time, it is an investment in others. You may not realize how many hours are in a week,168

This is what happens when you treat your job search like dating

When we date (which includes those in marriage) we show we value a person. How many times have you worked in a place that was not a match for you? Some people think the employer holds all the cards. Au contraire, it is a two-way street and the candidate should think in those terms. Think about it, just like in our personal lives we want a meaningful relationship where we contribute and feel valued. Most people can identify with being in a job that was not the right fit. Think hard, did you take the job because it was: The first job you took when you graduated, A temporary setback in life, To make someone else happy, A job that you needed -- not wanted, Or the worst reason, you settled.

Client Spotlight - Coldwell Banker, NRT (Parent Company: Realogy)

Beginning January 2015, Pivot began partnering with our first international client , Coldwell Banker NRT (located in Maitland) and is a subsidiary of Realogy. Realogy. Realogy's goal is to be the leading provider of a broad range of world-class real estate services to their customers while increasing revenues and profitability across all of our businesses. Realogy-affiliated brands and is made up of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, Corcoran®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty® and ZipRealty®. Realogy headquarters are located in Madison, N.J. Globally, the corporation has approximately 14,100 offices and approximately 273

Client Spotlight - Create the Movement

Brad Post is the owner of Create the Movement, we have known each other through the 1 Million Cups organizer community. Brad has been a client of Pivot Business Consulting for more than a year and uses our intern management program while we tested the ability to identify qualified intern candidates for his agency via distance and has been providing feedback to improve our processes and documents for entrepreneurial business owners. Thank you Brad for being one of our Beta testers. The name of company is fluid like water, has positive energy and yet there is a sense of targeting something specific. A single word has great power, for example, ‘the’ in Create the Movement unconsciously give’s

Client Spotlight - NAMIGO

According to NAMIGO there are approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year. Typically, people think of mental disorders as the extreme end, however depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and attention deficit disorder are part of the statistics that make up those that have a mental disorder. The mission of NAMIGO is “to improve the quality of life of individuals, their families, loved ones and caregivers affected by mental health conditions through education, support and advocacy.” The opportunity to work with this client was incredible for personal reasons. We all know of someone with a mental disorder in our family.

Implementing Innovation and Trends When Building Your Team

Technology now moves at lightning speed, which and impacts how we interact with each other in business and in our personal lives. Seems just about everything is about bringing innovation and making everything around us faster, more efficient, and measuring the data from the automation. Catching the eye of applicants is seriously competitive and businesses and organizations are getting more creative to recruit top talent and engage them in the application process through their use of social channels. Technology According to Talent Economy (April 2017) “fast food giant McDonald’s announced this month it is requesting applications to their Australian restaurants via the disappearing photo and v

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