The term executive presence can be vague and mean different things to different people, like the concept of leadership. …


The prospect of firing someone you’ve worked with for years can be daunting, but you have decided that it is the last step in what was a fair and transparent process where all other options failed. …


Deciding to fire can be a tough choice. In the last blog, we explored the reasons to let an employee go, this blog will focus on another option, which is to support your teammate rather than letting them go.

Reasons to support:

If an employee is not working out, instead…


One of the most difficult and least favorite parts of a leader’s job is deciding to let their employee go and then carrying out the process with humanity and fairness while also keeping the ship sailing smoothly. …


The last few blogs in this series dealt with the beginning and middle phases of the hiring process, this article will focus on the latter stages. …


As your candidates move through the hiring process, it can be helpful for the committee to create a series of questions that will cut through the applicants’ buzzwords and bullet points to get a more accurate gauge on how they will perform on your team. According to a study by…


Organizing a successful hiring process can determine if you secure the right person for the job. …


Finding excellent employees can sometimes feel like finding your soulmate — you have to meet a lot of people to find the one.

A top concern for CEOs and other executives relates to attracting and retaining talent, according to the 2020 Conference Board Annual Survey. Not only is it time-consuming…


What goes into selecting the right candidate to join your team? While there are many aspects to consider, few are more important than the values of others and how they will align with your team and organization for the best synergy and results.

In Patrick Lencioni’s “The Ideal Team Player,”…


Every organization consists of teams that face grave challenges — how to innovate faster, build better relationships with clients, respond to competitive threats, decide which products to invest time into and which ones to abandon. How do you decide the best direction?

Here are some tips that help teams make…

Regina Zafonte

CEO and Founder at Next Levels Coaching Regina@nextlevelscoaching.com

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