Ken Carrick celebrates 30 years with Coleman Lew

Kenneth D. Carrick, Jr. is celebrating his 30th anniversary with Coleman Lew + Associates this month. Carrick, who serves as president and managing director, has had a major role in the growth of...
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Shana Plott named CEO of Coleman Lew + Associates

FOR RELEASE: DEC. 5, 2016 Plott becomes one of a handful of women CEOs in retained executive search Charlotte, N.C. – Shana Plott, currently a managing director at Coleman Lew + Associates, has...
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Switching careers? Executive search companies are always looking for people ripe for a change.

Back in the day, people worked for the same company for 40 years, retired at 65 and got a gold watch and a farewell party. That rarely happens anymore. Today, people don't care so much about...
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Innovation is important in executive search (and in every business.) Here’s where it comes from.

Where does inspiration come from? Sometimes from desperation. Simon Sinek tells the story of how a young Steven Spielberg devised a simple, ingenious way to scare the daylights out of the...
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As executive search consultants, we focus on what’s important. Here are ways we do that.

As executive search consultants, our job is to find the right talent for the right role. We're constantly asking ourselves, "Is what I'm doing right now helping to source good candidates?" If it's...
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In search of: Productive meetings

Make your meetings more meaningful. Patrick Lencioni’s "Death by Meeting: A leadership fable about solving the most painful problem in business" addresses just how uninspiring meetings can be:...
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GE’s Vice Chair on the value of workplace creativity

"Having worked in marketing for most of my career, I’ve learned the priceless strategic value of having a steady supply of good ideas," writes Beth Comstock, GE's vice chair. "I’ve also come...
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Stop sending the non-essential after-hours email … and watch office productivity go up

That after-hours email you send because you think it gives you a head start on the next day could have a detrimental impact on the receiver. The cumulative effect of after-hours emails can be...
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24 CEOs share their secrets to business success

We're used to reading about high-achievers who rise before the sun's up, make it to the gym before they read The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and then are at the office by 7:30 a.m....
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