leadership

SHIFT – When Your Journey Is Only 1% Complete

“Our journey is only 1% complete.” Those words are the internal motto at Facebook. It’s a daily reminder that continuous success isn’t a destination but a journey. &nbsp…

New Technologies Rewrite Business Playbook

R.I.P. to the the way it was. An epic shift is underway.  From social media to the Internet of Things, digital fabrication to robotics, virtual reality to synthetic…

Meet Generation Flux: Change Agents Extraordinare

Are you a member of Generation Flux?  This isn’t just another name for the generation to follow the Millennials (although it could be.) Unlike all the others generation descriptions…

Succession Planning Crisis – An Elephant in the Management Suite

There is an elephant in the management suite – an impending talent pipeline crisis.   The crisis doesn’t stop at the top.  There is also a serious shortage of skilled workers…

What’s Coming Next? 3 Lessons Learned in Great by Choice

Jim Collins, in his new book Great by Choice, tells us that “we cannot predict the future. But we can create it.”  (That’s actually a Peter Drucker quote, which…

Why Complexity Drives Managers Crazy

Business life has always featured the unpredictable, the surprising, and the unexpected. What’s changed is that the level of complexity that people have to cope with has simply become…

What’s more troubling: The loss of jobs or the loss of Jobs?

Depending on your frame of reference, asking the question “can the U.S. survive without Jobs?” will elicit a variety of responses.  Responses will inevitably be influenced by political affiliation…

What’s the “Next Big Thing” in the Job Market?

forecasting the fastest growing occupations over 10 years has proven to be an inexact science. Many job seekers who took the advice of career planners have found themselves stuck in…

Podcast: Managing a Multi-Generation Workforce

How can business owners and managers meet the challenges of managing and working in a multi-generational workforce…

The Pros and Cons of Rehiring Employees Who Quit

Just a few years ago, using the axiom “time heals all wounds” and boomerang worker in the same sentence would seem so…contradictory. This shift in attitude has thrown a…