The Many Ways to Put Your People First
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The Many Ways to Put Your People First

If people are your most important asset (yes, they are) and their talent your top competitive edge, how do you show that you value them above everything else? Saying so—over and over—is important. But unless those words are backed by … Read More

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10 Reasons Top Employees Quit
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10 Reasons Top Employees Quit

If it feels like you’re spending a lot of time and money on recruiting these days, you’re right. Hiring has never been as hot. Today, people are quitting at a rate equivalent to 30 percent turnover a year, a number … Read More

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Letting Go with Gratitude
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Letting Go with Gratitude

It has only been three months, so I’m still in the traumatic mind-frame of an empty-nester. My son John, blissfully off at college, is stepping into his adult life with the world at his feet. Letting go of someone or … Read More

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Clues That You’re Not Recruiting Strategically
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Clues That You’re Not Recruiting Strategically

If your answer to the question, “what’s your recruiting strategy?” is “LinkedIn” or “Indeed,” then you don’t get it. Posting jobs is a recruiting tactic, and one that you should use, but it’s a long way from a recruitment strategy … Read More

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TalenTrust CEO Speaks at Chicago Vistage Event on Talent
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TalenTrust CEO Speaks at Chicago Vistage Event on Talent

Talent is the No. 1 decision facing CEOs. The November 7th Executive Workshop in Chicago is a launch pad to prioritize talent as a business strategy.  Expert presenters, including TalenTrust Founder & CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw, will speak specifically to … Read More

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TalenTrust Joins TrueSpace as a Business Member
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TalenTrust Joins TrueSpace as a Business Member

TalenTrust has joined Denver-based TrueSpace, an ecosystem designed specifically for second-stage businesses that have grown past the startup and aspire to reach at least 10 million in revenue. The ecosystem provides business members access to the right partners, tools and … Read More

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Do You Know Who’s On Your Bus Or Are You Guessing?
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Do You Know Who’s On Your Bus Or Are You Guessing?

As Jim Collins famously advises in his book Good to Great: “It is better to first get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and the right people in the right seats, and then figure out where to … Read More

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TalenTrust & Emplify CEOs Speak at Denver Exec Event
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TalenTrust & Emplify CEOs Speak at Denver Exec Event

Emplify CEO Santiago Jaramillo and TalenTrust CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw are joining forces for an Insights Roundtable Event on Friday, September 19th, at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The event is specifically designed for people-first leaders who are … Read More

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TalenTrust CEO Presents Fridays with Vistage Webinar on 9/20 – Use Data vs Gut to Build a Winning Team
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TalenTrust CEO Presents Fridays with Vistage Webinar on 9/20 – Use Data vs Gut to Build a Winning Team

Access the September 20 Fridays with Vistage webinar, titled “Use Data vs Gut to Build a Winning Team.” Kathleen Quinn Votaw, Founder and CEO of TalenTrust, offers insight from baseball icon Billy Beane of the movie Moneyball on how to hire based on … Read More

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MARVELous Ways To Rethink Your Work Culture
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MARVELous Ways To Rethink Your Work Culture

“If you cage the beast, the beast will get angry,” said Wolverine. As we saw in the movie X-Men 3, this bit of wisdom helped “cure” the issue of mutant monsters. It can also cure an outdated workplace culture. The … Read More

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