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3 Ways To Ace Your Next Performance Review w/Robert Houghton

April 7, 2022
News Flash!! The Performance Review doesn’t need to be a nerve-wracking experience. 
All it takes is a confidence.
In this episode, Robert Houghton and I share strategies on how to master the art of the performance review and get your career to the next level. 



"The minute you go into a performance review, understand where you added value to the business." -Craig Picken



Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 


  • The importance of knowing our numbers

    If YOU don’t know your numbers how do you know how well you performed? 


  • The one thing we should be documenting more often

    It’s one thing to say we provide value to the company and colleagues, it’s another thing to prove it!  


  • Why extreme ownership will always serve us

    Nobody is perfect! How can we get better at taking responsibility for our shortcomings?


Learn More About Your Host:


Co-founder and Managing Partner for Northstar Group, Craig is focused on recruiting senior level leadership, sales and operations executives for some of the most prominent companies in the aviation and aerospace industry. Clients include well known aircraft OEM’s, aircraft operators, leasing / financial organizations, and Maintenance / Repair / Overhaul (MRO) providers. 


Since 2009 Craig has personally concluded more than 150 executive searches in a variety of disciplines. As the only executive recruiter who has flown airplanes, sold airplanes AND run a business, Craig is uniquely positioned to build deep, lasting relationships with both executives and the boards and stakeholders they serve. This allows him to use a detailed, disciplined process that does more than pair the ideal candidate with the perfect opportunity, and hit the business goals of the companies he serves.