Steven LaKind

Steven LaKind
A couple of items off of Steven's bucket list:

“Take my daughter swimming with dolphins (she LOVES dolphins) and mountain bike at Whistler, BC.”

Last book read: “With the Old Breed” by Eugene Sledge (USMC Retired)

Last movie watched: The Breakfast Club

Super hero power of choice: ”The ability to fly--- Route 128, need I say more?”

Favorite Quote(s): “To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” Fred Shero (NHL Coach)

“This is the first test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.” William Lyon Phelps

Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right.” Jerry Garcia

Find me on:

Recent Posts

Back to the basics: let’s grab a coffee!

by Steven LaKind on Jul 19, 2016 1:57:31 PM

I am an Executive Search Consultant which means I am a Sales guy, Consultant, or Business Development lead, depending on whom I am engaging with. I recently had a chat with a colleague ...

Risk taking: a recruiters perspective

by Steven LaKind on Feb 9, 2016 3:35:52 PM

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ...

Cheers at the work place

by Steven LaKind on Dec 11, 2015 9:05:25 AM

A hot topic among my colleagues recently has been whether or not it is acceptable to allow alcohol consumption in the office after a long day of work. Among my clients, mostly fast growing tech ...

The benefits of having a hobby outside of work

by Steven LaKind on Oct 6, 2015 4:06:00 PM

Believe it or not, your hobbies outside of work can have a direct effect on how you perform in the workplace.

Are you a baker? Do you fish? Do you play on ...

Fear: Embracing and overcoming it

by Steven LaKind on Aug 18, 2015 1:52:54 PM

“One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.” 

Screen time vs. Face time

by Steven LaKind on Jul 7, 2015 12:29:00 PM

There is no shortage of studies, papers and presentations regarding the negative physical and emotional effects of excessive screen time. See

What Is Your Personal Brand?

by Steven LaKind on Mar 3, 2015 10:17:00 AM

Google the term “personal brand” and you will find a never ending expanse of  “how-to's” on the best way to represent one’s self in our all-encompassing

Making a referral program work

by Steven LaKind on Jan 27, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Regardless of your profession, there is no greater self-marketing tool than having people refer you and/or your services. In my profession of ...

The Ever-Changing Evolution of Work Hard, Play Hard

by Steven LaKind on Nov 13, 2014 10:32:36 AM

According to a researcher at Google, this phrase originated in 1827 and can be attributed to William Newnham from his essay,

What Do They Do With The Old Ones?

by Steven LaKind on Sep 23, 2014 10:47:54 AM


This question was recently posed to me by my 9 year old daughter. The catalyst for the question was the bombardment of marketing hype and news coverage relating to ...