What Will Be Different This Time?

What Will Be Different This Time?

Throughout our lives, we have bursts of action toward realizing our most coveted dreams and goals. Yet, many of us hit barriers and retreat to our places of comfort. To make lasting progress, we must identify past pitfalls and consider what will be different this time. No one explained this concept better than Portia Nelson in her book There’s a Hole in My Sidewalk: “I walk down the same street. […]

The Business of NIL: Five All-Stars on the Changing World of College Athletics

The Business of NIL: Five All-Stars on the Changing World of College Athletics

      By Stephen Konstans Senior Vice President, Financial Officers Practice Leader For over a century, student-athletes were not allowed to make money from their name, image or likeness (NIL) through sponsorship deals. Last year, those regulations unraveled thanks to a historic 9-0 Supreme Court ruling. Now that student-athletes are over a year into owning their NIL rights, we spoke with five all-stars to hear the latest developments in […]

When You Are at Your Best, What Are You Doing?

When You Are at Your Best, What Are You Doing?

Recently, I shared an exercise to align your actions with your purpose. What if you are unsure of your purpose? Here is a question to help: When you are at your best, what are you doing? Identifying your moments of greatest strength and fulfillment can show how you can provide the most value to the world. For example, are you in your element when giving a presentation? Do you feel […]

Am I Working Toward My Highest Purpose?

Am I Working Toward My Highest Purpose?

Have you held a mirror up recently and honestly asked, “Am I working toward my highest purpose?” If not, take a moment to try it! This is often my primary role as an executive career coach: to hold up a mirror to my clients and help them align their actions and achievements with their intentions. When you try this exercise, if you feel like you are getting off track or […]

Work-from-Home: The New Normal or an Aberration?

Work-from-Home: The New Normal or an Aberration?

In March 2020 at the onset of the global pandemic, the U.S. workforce underwent a nearly overnight shift to working from home. The speed at which most of our U.S. workers successfully pivoted to work-from home is an incredible testament to the ingenuity and adaptability of the human spirit. Fifteen months later, many people are contemplating what work will look like in a post-pandemic era, whether in-office, at home or […]

D CEO Names Renee Arrington to Dallas 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders

D CEO Names Renee Arrington to Dallas 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders

Renee Arrington, President & Chief Operating Officer of Dallas-based global executive search firm Pearson Partners International, has been honored as one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s most powerful business leaders in the 2021 D CEO Dallas 500.

Building Business Resilience with Ingenuity and Innovation

Building Business Resilience with Ingenuity and Innovation

Pearson Partners International recently completed a study on the business and economic impact of COVID-19. Over 500 business leaders responded from across the United States, representing companies ranging from small, private organizations to multi-national conglomerates. They were asked how prepared their businesses were for a crisis, whether they had a formal business continuity plan in place prior to the pandemic, how they had responded and what steps they were taking to […]

Exiting Gracefully in a Career Transition

Exiting Gracefully in a Career Transition

As America begins the return to “normalcy” amidst the current crisis, many people may be facing a departure from their employer—whether voluntarily or otherwise. This seems a good time to reflect on the importance of making graceful, smooth transitions from one career opportunity to the next. Though change can certainly be difficult, here are a few tips to keep in mind to make sure to preserve your reputation and relationships […]

White Paper: The Business and Economic Impact of COVID-19

White Paper: The Business and Economic Impact of COVID-19

Pearson Partners International, a global executive search and leadership consulting firm (and member of IIC Partners, one of the world’s top 10 global executive search organizations) recently surveyed 520 business leaders on their experience during the COVID-19 crisis and how they expect their work, their businesses and the U.S. economy to move forward. Respondents were across the United States, with companies ranging from small, private organizations to multi-national conglomerates. The […]

Finding Your Balance

Finding Your Balance

Does it feel that you can’t fit everything into a 24-hour day? The current environment has challenged many of us with conflicting demands on our time and energy. You may be working from home with children out of school and no daycare and with a spouse or family trying to work from the same space. You might be trying to manage video meetings and phone calls with pets and kids […]