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Upcoming Webinar - LinkedIn: Recruiter Secrets

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : December 18, 2015

During this Free Webinar You Will Learn: How recruiters use LinkedIn to find qualified candidates. How recruiters decide who to connect with on LinkedIn. How to become one of these sought after candidates. REGISTER HERE >>

 

The Case for Humble Executives

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : October 30, 2015

The Mindfulness for Emerging Leaders Classes I teach for MBA students focuses on emotional intelligence and surely that includes listening skills. Here is something from WSJ.com that might interest you: The Case for Humble Executives Source:  WSJ.com, Author: Joann S. Lublin Procter & Gamble Co. Chief Executive A.G. Lafley struck a humble tone during last week’s annual shareholders meeting. Taking the blame for the consumer-products company’s weak performance, the departing CEO told investors “the buck stops with me” and assured them his successor would do better. Mr. Lafley was responding to investor criticism of P&G’s strategy and recent stock-price performance. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Client Success Story: Peter

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : September 11, 2015

I was very fortunate to work with Daisy as I was retooling my resume and improving my interviewing skills.  She always had the appropriate and useful comment for any issue I presented.  Equally important, she did not use kid-gloves, but rather told me what I needed to hear.  I felt she took a sincere interest in my goals and potential and showed leadership, yes, she lead me to a more marketable position as a candidate.  Indeed, only one month after our sessions ended, I was offered a position. – Peter, NJ 8/2014

 

Client Success Story: Jeff

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : August 28, 2015

My experience with Daisy was exceptional, and exceeded my expectations. I came to her seeking advice about how to take the next step in my career. She helped me clarify my personal and professional goals, and helped me visualize a career path that met my personal and professional goals. Daisy also helped me see that the perfect role was out there for me, and worked with me on a strategy to find it. Her care, diligence, and thoughtful advice were invaluable throughout the entire process, from career exploration to offer and acceptance. I highly recommend Daisy Swan for anyone looking Read the rest of this entry »

 

Client Success Story: Kathleen

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : July 30, 2015

Like many recent college graduates, I felt lost and alone. I craved to establish a sense of belonging. Afraid to admit my shortcomings, I withdrew into myself. Negative self-talk like, “you are not good enough, smart enough, qualified enough” dominated my thinking. Social gatherings became less desirable.  I did everything I could to avoid the dreaded question, “So what do you do?”  I did not know this person. Where was the determined young woman I worked so hard to become? After a lay off and months of sitting in my pajamas feeling down on myself, I finally had enough. I Read the rest of this entry »

 

Appreciation of Our Differences

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : February 07, 2012

This is a great piece on Introversion and Extroversion. We can all get along so long as we pay attention to, and appreciate, our differences. Heard on All Things Considered MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, from NPR News. I’m Melissa Block. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: And I’m Audie Cornish. From Gandhi and Joe DiMaggio to Mother Teresa and Bill Gates, introverts have done a lot of great things in the world. But being quiet, introverted or shy was sometimes looked at as a problem to be overcome. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED BROADCAST) UNIDENTIFIED ANNOUNCER: If you’re what they call Read the rest of this entry »

 

Interview with author, Vanessa Van Pettan

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : October 21, 2011

Years ago I met a young woman at a networking event and we exchanged phone numbers; she was just starting her new business and was interested in talking about what I was doing in my work, and what she was developing. We became fast friends and exchanged plenty of information about how our businesses were developing on and off line. Her name is Vanessa Van Petten and she has grown her new little business into an amazing online resource of services, teachings and now several books for parents all about what it’s like being a teenager from a teen perspective. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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