Roberta Matuson

Hooray! The End of the Lean-In Era is Here

Hooray! The End of the Lean-In Era is Here

I used to cringe whenever anyone asked me if I had read Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In. I thought taking career advice from a woman who led a privileged life and is out of touch with the real lives of working women would be a huge mistake.

Her book just added to the confusion many women face when it comes to work-life balance.

The question we keep asking ourselves is:

How can others seamlessly manage this work-life balance thing, and I can’t? 

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Next Stop, Growth

Next Stop, Growth

How is it that some companies appear to effortlessly hire and retain people, while other companies seem to be in a constant state of hiring because they can’t fill positions or their people leave so soon after they’ve arrived?

The answer is simple.

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7 Steps to Accelerate the Hiring of Key Personnel

7 Steps to Accelerate the Hiring of Key Personnel

I stopped at a coffee shop the other morning and was shocked to see how long the line for coffee was for the drive-through. So, I parked my car and went inside to order.

Would you believe there was no line inside?

A few minutes later, I came out holding two coffees in hand and nodded at the line of cars snaked around the drive through.

It appears we’ve become a nation of lazy people. Sitting in a long line to order coffee on a nice spring day isn’t the only sign we’ve become lazy.

I see a similar trend occurring in terms of filling job vacancies.

Business owners and hiring managers complain how they can’t find workers. Yes, it’s challenging to fill jobs these days, but it’s not nearly as difficult as these people are making it out to be—that is if you’re willing to get out of your comfortable seat and consider these 7 steps.

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Wait! Don’t Hire That Coach Just Yet

Wait! Don’t Hire That Coach Just Yet

I'm often asked how to find the right executive coach and am reminded of a conversation I had with a guy named Jerry. A few years ago, I played tennis with a guy named Jerry. I asked him how long he had been playing, and he said eight years. Before retirement, he was...

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Why Successful Leaders Hire Executive Coaches

Why Successful Leaders Hire Executive Coaches

If we’ve learned only one thing from the pandemic, it’s that we need people around us for support. Leaders have spent the past two years in isolation and are slowly getting back into the swing of things at work.

For many, this transition isn’t going as smoothly as they had hoped, which may explain why my colleagues and I are noticing a significant uptick in the number of requests for coaching.

Here’s what we’re hearing.

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