An HR Horror Story – Passion vs. Policy!

An HR Horror Story – Passion vs. Policy!

I am a vegan, yes, one of “those” folks who gets excited over a head of broccoli. I frequent restaurants that allow me to use a platter for my salad. As a “regular”, I know the employees and they know me. I recently visited one of my favorite...
LONELY LUNCH

LONELY LUNCH

I recently developed and trained a class for senior leaders titled “Building High Performance Teams”. The discussions were lively and focused on leadership skills, team dynamics, engagement, coaching, and the relationship matrix. When discussing teams, I stated that...
Resolutions…AGAIN!!

Resolutions…AGAIN!!

The holidays are behind you and perhaps so are the New Year’s resolutions you have made for your business. Deep sigh. Like most leaders we create strategic, people, financial, marketing, and technology plans to accomplish during the year, and then life gets in...

The Domino Effect, Not If – but When!

Every year we create a “year in review” for our clients to summarize wins and areas of opportunity. A consistent theme surfaced this year, the area that was most often neglected in organizations was contingency planning. To set context, contingency planning is the...
When Someone Seems a Little “Off”

When Someone Seems a Little “Off”

For the first time since World War I, the life expectancy for Americans has declined — a troubling development linked to drug abuse, addiction, suicide, and worsening health problems in the United States. I was recently asked to write an article to help leaders deal...