Have you ever driven somewhere and upon arriving not known how you got there nor remembered ANY of the drive?
In a moment driven by the transactions of instant gratification and constant connectivity, it’s far too easy for us to lose focus in the attempt to keep up… to get ahead…to stay relevant.
As our friends from Building Champions remind us, without intentionality it’s easy to drift.
What does drifting look like to you in your business? What about in your personal life? What are its costs?
In the world of retained executive search and leadership consulting, we’re blessed to be in the People Business. As such, when we lose focus, it’s at the detriment of people – real people, with real lives, real jobs, real families…
Here at The Human Capital Group, we’re proud to have FOCUS as one of our Guiding Principles. Though far from perfect, our FOCUS is not only to engage but to serve, to actively listen, and to not lose sight of the person with whom we’re speaking… whether they are a candidate, a client, or someone we’re blessed to assist in networking.
More thoughts to come on the vitality of relationships, not only in retained executive search, but in this technologically-driven world…
This is the first part of the Building Relationships series. You can read the second article here: Are you leading with INTEGRITY in your relationships?
Matthew Hayes is a consultant with The Human Capital Group, an executive search and leadership advisory firm. Matthew has personally led over 50 searches with a strong focus on Industrial, Technological, and Health Care sectors. As a Consultant, he continues “delivering lasting results through people,” serving organizations as they seek to Find, Strengthen and Grow leadership.