Much has been written about the differences of expectations and thought processes of the millennial generation and how they approach employers and employment in general. With all of this as a foundation, what remains is that this generation […]
With today’s focus on competencies and skills development, we often forget a key ingredient of effective leadership development – personal motivation. We are each attracted to certain situations because of the emotional satisfaction they provide, and avoid other […]
We have entered into a remarkable period where there are four (soon to be five) generations working side by side in the workforce. As the result of dwindling numbers of new entrants within the workforce and older workers […]
Highly effective organizations are fearless in their pursuit of greatness. They engage in self-examination and promote crucial conversations with their employees and clients. Perfection is not their goal – in fact, they share stories of their failures and […]
Recently I attended the Best Companies to Work for in Colorado event. This 2012 awards banquet celebrated the top 30 companies in Colorado ranked by their employees as the best in the state. This celebration of excellence left […]
When thinking about what organizations need to do to effectively compete in today’s challenging marketplace, I can’t help but turn to that sage advice offered by Jim Collins in his books “Built to Last” and “Good to Great.” […]
In today’s ongoing tumultuous environment, both in for-profit and not-for-profit market space, change in organizations is exceeding the pace that most individuals can adapt to comfortably. As organizations merge, restructure their models of operations, downsize, disappear or are […]
What is corporate strategy? By definition, corporate strategy is “the overall scope and direction of a corporation and the way in which its various business operations work together to achieve particular goals” ( When I hear definitions like […]
I’m fortunate to connect with so many different clients in my consulting work and even more fortunate to be able to partner with them in responding to their diverse business challenges. Of course, while there are many differences […]
Employers are always looking for ways to improve performance in their organizations. In searching the literature, you will find hundreds of articles and presentations addressing this very subject. You would think with all of this information, it would […]