Eric Dell Honored as Top Lobbyist

By jason on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 in Blog No Comments

We are proud to have recently recruited Eric Dell to The National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) as its SVP of Government Affairs. NAMA, located in Chicago, is the national trade association of the food and refreshment vending, coffee service and food service management industries.

How to Get Out of Neutral: Use Bonuses Properly

By jason on Friday, November 11th, 2011 in Blog No Comments

We try to stay out of politics as much as possible. The closest we get is finding a candidate who knows how to navigate a changing political landscape for a client that’s affected by new rules and regulations. But every once in a while something in the news catches our eye and we can’t help […]

A Little Respect Goes a Long Way

By jason on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 in Blog No Comments

There is an unfortunate trend that appears to have spread over the past few years: as the speed of business has increased, the amount of common courtesy has decreased. People are less willing to take the time to respond to emails, return phone calls and follow up after meetings. And this isn’t us lamenting the […]

Bad Pitching, Worse Leadership

By jason on Friday, October 14th, 2011 in Blog No Comments

Having strong leadership in place isn’t a key to success in business alone; it’s a universal principle that extends beyond the office building. Strong leaders produce results and weak ones produce disasters –it doesn’t matter what field you’re in. Just ask the Red Sox. The baseball fans out probably know the story already, but for […]

From the Archive: Finding the Next CEO of Apple

By jason on Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 in Blog No Comments

Note: this article was written only a few days before Jobs officially announced his retirement so the decision was made to shelve it. Following his passing last week, we decided to post this as a tribute to him. Unless you’ve been living under a rock –or are simply an Apple fan in denial- you’ve probably […]

Apple’s Future

By jason on Friday, October 7th, 2011 in Blog No Comments

August 25th was business as usual. Or at least that’s what Apple wanted you to think. On August 24th, Steve Jobs, one of the most revered and innovative CEOs in recent memory, announced his retirement in a brief letter to the company. No fanfare, no big sendoff; Jobs had slipped out the backdoor before anyone […]

LP&CO Heads South: Leonard Pfeiffer speaks at Duke

By jason on Friday, April 15th, 2011 in Blog No Comments

Taking some time off at the beginning of this week from headhunting, Leonard Pfeiffer hit the road and helped out future candidates down at Duke University (press release below). Leonard Pfeiffer shared his experiences from the recruiting industry, offering advice to college students on how secure a job in today’s increasingly difficult job market. A […]

New Article in REALTOR AE Magazine

By jason on Friday, April 8th, 2011 in Blog No Comments

In our latest article, we discuss the opportunities, pitfalls, and strategies associated with mergers. Boards and CEOs, remember: future assurances lead to future success. Read at REALTOR AE or below. Your Career: Curb Merger Job Stress by Leonard Pfeiffer In his 25 years of executive recruiting for associations, Leonard Pfeiffer has placed CEOs into the […]

What Elephants Can Teach Us About Interviews

By jason on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 in Blog No Comments

“If I say, ‘Don’t think about elephants,’ what do you do? Think about elephants.” That’s a line from the movie Inception, and while the plot may be a little far-fetched there’s some sage advice hidden in the dialogue: people tend to focus on the topic and not just the way you’re spinning it. An article […]