Posts tagged ‘Forbes.com’

Leadership Lessons from the High Seas to the Business World



An advantage to my job is that I attend great meetings with even greater speakers. I recently had the honor of speaking at a meeting where the keynote speaker was Captain Rich Phillips … yes, the Captain Phillips of the 2013 movie of the same name.

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You can’t put a value on this kind of talent … or can you?



A business owner was singing the praises of his star employee to me. In the process he made the comment, “You can’t put a value on this kind of talent.” My response caught him off guard when I asked, “But, could you put a value on what it would cost your business if you lost that talent?”

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