Before we get to the “now what,” let’s first get on the same page about the definition of what a “high potential” employee actually is. A high potential: Is not always the highest performer in a current role. […]
Thank goodness leaders and managers are becoming increasingly aware of the critical importance of paying attention not only to organizational performance (operational efficiencies, financial performance, etc.) but also organizational health (how teams agree to function to get great work done together). […]
Fact: 46% of new employees will fail within their first 18 months on the job. This startling figure (revealed by a study by Leadership IQ) is enough to put you off that exciting career move, or even step […]
Succession planning is, or at least should be, a vital part of any organization’s long-term strategy. With the understanding that this will be unique to the reflection of your own organization, succession plans should be customized to the needs […]
The national elections have stirred up many issues that affect business throughout our country. Taxes, health insurance and healthcare costs, the handling of our diverse population, crime, terrorism, and so many others. There are no easy solutions for any of […]
A new year is always a great time to start putting some positive best practices into your work strategy. As you plan out your goals and what you hope to achieve in 2016, please consider the following as […]
Our business communities are now experiencing more employees who are ready to retire and exiting from their careers. Yet, there are many who are concerned about their financial capabilities.  Obviously, there is good reason to be concerned as […]
Many transitions and changes occur in business. Mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, downsizings and closings are a few, but one that many companies are facing or preparing for these days is Succession Planning, replacing their key executives and employees in […]


As we jump into the New Year, I find myself wondering: Is anything really going to be different in 2015?  Does making a resolution for either my team or me determine the course of the year? Well, that […]
It’s that time of year again; it’s time to publicly reflect on our accomplishments of 2012 and set our sights on the future. So, did you accomplish your goal(s) in 2012? If you’re like most people, you developed […]