The Eagles and Apprenticeships

Are you thinking about apprenticeships?  It doesn't have to be as dramatic as an untimely death; there are many reasons you should be thinking many years down-the-line with your apprenticeship programs.

Keeping Your Project Team Motivated & Engaged

Published in "Project Times" website, March 13, 2017 Click here for original article. In leading and participating in hundreds if not thousands of projects during my 25-year career as an executive, consultant, and non-profit leader... it is apparent that the most important aspect of projecting success is keeping your [...]

The Calm After the Storm

January 20, 2017 While driving up the street to my house on the way back from driving both directions to the port of San Pedro for a port tour in a horrific storm (for Southern California), I see the calm after the storm. Southern Californians know just how challenging [...]

2023-09-17T16:31:40-07:00January 22, 2017|Categories: I've Been Thinking, Leadership & Skills Development|Tags: |

Wildly Successful Exit Plans

Since I lead a group of top notch trusted advisors, I hear quite a bit about exit plans gone awry.  Unfortunately, most business owners do not plan to exit the business far enough in advance.  Of course, you can still exit; however, you will not get as strong a [...]

2023-09-17T16:32:49-07:00December 12, 2016|Categories: Business & the Economy, I've Been Thinking|Tags: , , |

Vision Backed with BIG Goals & Leadership

SAP CEO Bill McDermott talked much more than just about data. One of his most compelling stories related to turning around Xerox's lowest performing division and ending the year as #1. Who says success isn't derived from leadership has his/her head buried in the sand. The keys Bill described [...]

2023-09-16T13:55:39-07:00November 22, 2016|Categories: Leadership & Skills Development, Talent & Leadership|Tags: , , , |

Best Practices in Project Teamwork

Since projects lift bottom-line business results, companies depend on these initiatives for growth and profits. Cultivating a strong project team and handing them a clear goal are keys to success. Published in "Project Times" website, October 11, 2016 Click here for original article. Projects are the cornerstone to achieving [...]

2023-09-16T18:34:31-07:00October 11, 2016|Categories: In The News, Project Management|Tags: , , , , , |

Simple Tips For Project Success

Published in "Project Times" website, September 19, 2016 Click here for original article. Projects are instrumental in growing the business and making a profit. Thus, it is critical that we find simple yet effective ways to make sure we are successful. In my 25+ years of project management experience, [...]

People Strategies to Kick Off the New Year

A motivated team can overcome some of the biggest business challenges a company can face. People are your #1 asset. It makes imminent sense to kick off the New Year with this tenet in mind. How can you start with gusto? Frequently, employees take off time near the end [...]

Avoid New Year’s Resolutions

December 30, 2015 The New Year is known for resolutions and goals.  However, I concur with my consulting mentor - what's the point of setting resolutions at the New Year?  What is magical about doing it on 12/31?  Absolutely nothing.  If you set a resolution, stick to it for [...]

2023-09-19T13:56:49-07:00December 30, 2015|Categories: Business & the Economy, I've Been Thinking|Tags: , , |

Sticking to Priorities

December 8, 2015 Sticking to priorities is always important; however, it can be especially challenging during the holiday season as there are so many demands on our time. For example, today I had a key priority that had to be completed for a client. I knew it would take [...]

2023-09-19T14:03:14-07:00December 8, 2015|Categories: Business & the Economy, I've Been Thinking|Tags: , , , |
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