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Elevating HR During a Time of High Business Growth

By: Caitlin McGinty, October 19, 2017

At FirstPerson, we have the pleasure of working with some of the fastest growing companies in Indianapolis. It’s an exciting time for them as we work alongside in these “stretch” phases of their businesses.

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Who is Your Number One Team?

By: Mike Bensi, October 17, 2017

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In Charge vs. In Control

By: Mike Bensi, September 21, 2017

Life can get complex. You find someone you like and start dating, which can sometimes lead to marriage. Perhaps you want to buy a home together, which means you need stuff to fill the house. So you add kids, and they need a lot of stuff. Then you purchase the dreaded minivan. Which means you can add another kid. And a dog. Congrats, you’ve reached what’s known as the ceiling of complexity.

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Evaluating Innovative Ideas

By: Ryan Miller, August 16, 2017

In a world full of instant access and information, we are constantly being asked for more. All around us, technology has given us the ability to not only dream about what is possible, but to openly inquire if it is already possible. We are all being asked to innovate at every turn.

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How to Regain Control of Your Day

By: Mike Bensi, August 8, 2017

If I asked you how you were doing today, I'd guess your response might include the word "busy.” I know I would say it.

Being busy as a leader can happen slowly over time, sometimes without us even noticing it. We get in the habit of taking on too much, which leads to too much work or too many activities. Perhaps we're covering for someone who has left or the company is growing rapidly.

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