The key to success? Grit.

Grit: It's one of those intangibles that turns out to be a crucial indicator of success. “What if doing well in school and in life depends on much more than your ability to learn quickly and...
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Inc. magazine: 9 things highly influential people do

Check out No. 6 in Inc.'s list of "9 Things the Most Influential and Persuasive People Do, Backed by Science." It's " Share the good and the bad." "According to University of Illinois professor...
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When the Oracle of Omaha speaks, we listen.

"Warren Buffett says the corporate world could use fewer committees and a lot less busywork," writes Chip Cutter on LinkedIn. "Oh, and he's over PowerPoint, too." Read more here.  
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Coleman Lew honored to have been a finalist for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent search

Congratulations to the firm that won the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent search. We were honored to be among four finalists to present our credentials and recommended approach to the...
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Emotional Skills for Success

Don't neglect developing your emotional skills. Here are five everyone needs to have, including: AN ABILITY TO PERSIST. Everyone experiences negative emotions from time to time. But, the emotionally...
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Job Interview Questions

Employers: Are you asking these questions in a job interview? Candidates: Are you prepared to answer these questions? Responses to questions like this one help ensure a right-fit hire. Q. Can you...
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The Worst Kinds of Bosses

Gearing up for Monday? Here's hoping you don't work for one of the four worst kinds of bosses. And PLEASE don't BE one of these bosses: 1. The boss who expects employees to be mind readers  2. The...
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Come Work With Us!

Come work with us! We're looking for a new Office Administrator. Coleman Lew & Associates, a retained executive search firm in a beautiful Victorian home in Charlotte’s 4th Ward, is seeking a...
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Management vs. Leadership

"There's a difference between management and leadership. Management is about doing stuff -- the day-to-day operations needed for the tactical things to get done. "Leadership, on the other hand, is...
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