The Devil You Know…

The Devil You Know…

“Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t.”  According to The Free Dictionary this phrase means, “when forced to decide, it is better to choose a difficult or undesirable option that one is used to or familiar with rather than an unknown person or thing.” My...
A PERFECT 10!

A PERFECT 10!

The Olympics are starting this week, one of my favorite sports to watch is figure skating. When I think about this beautiful exhibition of athletics and grace, the phrase that comes into my mind is “Who will have a Perfect 10?” The skaters have worked their entire...
Hire Employees Every Day of Their Career!

Hire Employees Every Day of Their Career!

A group of CEOs are sitting around a table, and one asks, “What is the greatest challenge in your business today?” The answers were all the same, “Finding and hiring great talent, the demand exceeds the supply.” No, this is not a comedy sketch, it is today’s reality....
The Domino Effect, Not If – but When!

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...