People Rule!

Several situations have arisen recently that leads us to plead "choose wisely".  Examples abound on both sides of this topic.  Strong leaders attract top talent.  Weak and command and control leaders keep the weak and those close to retirement (in name only).  That is one of the things we [...]

2024-02-16T22:09:22-08:00June 14, 2018|Categories: Leadership & Skills Development, Talent & Leadership|Tags: , , |

Best Practices and the Bellagio Fountain

If you are an employee, take the proactive approach and seek out your manager to discuss where the company is headed.  Find out how you can add more value. 

Who Should You Follow? Choose Wisely.

In today's Amazon-impacted marketplace, customers appreciate suppliers and advisers who will go the extra mile to provide that above and beyond service.  Just put yourself in their shoes. 
2024-02-20T22:30:22-08:00December 6, 2017|Categories: Leadership & Skills Development, Talent & Leadership|Tags: , |

Which Business Best Practices Do Top Notch Trusted Advisors See?

In my ProVisors ODAM (Ontario-hosted Distributors and Manufacturers group – don’t you love the play on words?) meeting this month, we discussed business best practices we’ve seen with our manufacturing and distribution clients.

The Eagles and Apprenticeships

July 24, 2017 Last weekend, I went to Classic West - an amazing weekend of 6 classic bands at Dodger Stadium including the Doobie Brothers, Eagles, Journey, Fleetwood Mac, Steely Dan and Earth, Wind and Fire.  What a lineup!  Aside from amazing music and fabulous floor seats (which seated [...]

Do You Have Empowered Teams?

Making sure customers have the best service sometimes means loosening the reins and giving employees more freedom to make on-the-spot decisions. Lately, there has been a common theme at seemingly unrelated events - the importance of employee engagement and empowerment. Just in the last several weeks, it has come [...]

2023-09-15T18:11:57-07:00May 12, 2017|Categories: Leadership & Skills Development, Talent & Leadership|Tags: , |
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