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The Power of Relationships is Significant

There is no doubt that the power of relationships is significant. Sometimes, it is depressing that the best person for the job, project, political position etc goes unnoticed while the so-so (bordering on or sometimes decidedly a poor choice) wins the day through relationships (with nothing to back it [...]

2023-03-09T21:02:35-08:00May 3, 2013|Categories: Talent / Skills Gap|

Critical Priority – Retaining Top Talent

Attracting and retaining talent is critical to your success. I’ve lost count on how many times I’ve heard different Executives/ businesses lament over two polar opposites on the same day – 1) We have to cut back immediately (which typically begins with people) 2) We cannot find the appropriate [...]

Executive Presentations

There seems to be an increased interest in Executive presentations lately….perhaps because there is less money to spend with more competition for each dollar. If you are interested in additional detail on the topic, refer to my recent article, “Senior Management Commitment & the Bottom Line” on my website. [...]

2020-10-06T21:34:20-07:00May 2, 2013|Categories: Talent / Skills Gap|

Can Pay It Forward “Work” in Business?

While on the phone with my mom the other day, she mentioned the concept of "pay it forward". While thinking of several events of late, I realized it would be interesting to discuss whether this is a fluffy concept or whether it really "works". Several years ago, there was [...]

2020-10-06T21:36:23-07:00May 2, 2013|Categories: Talent / Skills Gap|

Hiring: How to Avoid a Fatal Flaw

As I'm preparing to give a speech at the APICS (Association of Operations Management) International Conference in Las Vegas on “Innovation for Supply Chain Success”, it occurred to me that one of the reasons for failure with innovation is due to a fatal flaw in hiring. In my experience [...]

2023-09-18T18:59:49-07:00May 2, 2013|Categories: Talent & Leadership, Talent / Skills Gap|Tags: |

What Really Works in Pay-for-Performance Systems

Seeking success secrets for PFP design and implementation? Just ask management expert Lisa Anderson. "In my 20 years of experience as a practitioner, a VP of Operations and a business consultant across multiple industries and globally, I've gained organizational development insights for what works for pay-for-performance systems," says Anderson, [...]

2023-09-17T01:33:21-07:00May 2, 2013|Categories: Leadership & Skills Development, Talent & Leadership|Tags: |
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