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10 steps to get you closer to the right job

As recruiters, both in K.M.Trust (our executive search & leadership consulting firm) and Key2Success (our mid-management recruitment firm), we receive almost daily requests from people considering a career move or in need of career advice.

Despite the fact that “one size does not fit all” there are some general steps I would recommend in such cases and thought of sharing them with you:

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Why isn’t mental fitness a solid trend yet?

Despite the fact 99% of the people I meet complain about stress and about feeling often overwhelmed, the majority still focuses on physical fitness to reduce stress – which is great and does a lot in this direction yet not enough.

As we all know, the one big missing piece in the education system is the fact that it hasn’t yet incorporated mind training in the curriculum despite solid research evidence showing its incredible benefits. and despite neuroscientists (and not only) having been writing tons of books about “mental fitness” being critical for a healthy life and better relationships – actually the ultimate goal for most of us.

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A Checklist on Feedback and Conflict Management

Feedback – a sensitive subject at both ends. A difficult thing to do but among the most efficient in developing a culture of respect and trust.

We all know how important feedback is yet very few of us are actually providing it/asking for it properly and regularly.

In this article I will share some tips on how feedback can be applied in one to one discussions or mediating between members of your team that are in conflict. Continue reading

Do good, give, Inspire!

On May 23rd we hosted and co-delivered a one-day executive development program in Bucharest, the first in a series of programs with top business schools’ faculty on topics addressing our mission: “helping companies live their values”.

The program was facilitated by Frank Cespedes, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and by Radu Manolescu, Managing Partner at K.M.Trust & Partners and focused on strategic choices & value creation. We talked about adaptability and personalization as being the key ingredients in addressing the evolving needs of the stakeholders and how companies who excel at leading a diverse array of generations (motivated by very different drivers) will succeed and flourish.

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