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Are You Purposefully Focusing on Your Stars?

As I discussed in my What's Happening video about talent during the pandemic, if you aren't purposefully focusing on your stars, you will lose them! There is no doubt about it. Employees are on the move. I become so passionate about this topic as more and more clients started losing key employees that I made this video as an equivalent of screaming from the rooftops. As I pointed out, there seem to be three reasons employees are leaving:
2021-01-12T21:16:26+00:00December 18, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Inner Circle, Leadership, Talent|Tags: , , , , , |

People are on the Move

Do You Know If Your Best People are Looking for a New Job? You better believe it! There is a trend across clients and colleagues that the best people are on the move! COVID has disrupted the landscape. Whenever multiple clients experience similar situations, we take note. There [...]

2020-09-21T20:20:48+00:00August 12, 2020|Categories: Future Proofing, Leadership, Talent|Tags: , , , , , |

We All Are Salespeople

April 17, 2019 Do you think of yourself as a salesperson? For most of us, the answer is probably 'no'; however, every successful executive, manager, professional and person is a salesperson.   Last week, I participated in a consulting conference, and our Society for the Advancement of Consulting ambassadors (pictured [...]

Pepsi’s Innovations with Artificial Intelligence

April 9, 2019 Artificial intelligence appears to be taking over the world. I read a fascinating article in Forbes about Pepsi's innovations using artificial intelligence, and it is quite clear that those executives who are thinking about how to lead this effort will leave the rest in the dust.  For [...]

The Resilient Supply Chain: Should We Invest in Technology?

In today's Amazon-impacted, Uberian environment, technology opportunities abound!  Beyond ERP and related subsystems, there is IoT, blockchain, robotics, autonomous vehicles, predictive analytics and much more.  Should we invest or not?  Clearly, if we invest in every one of these opportunities, we could "go broke".  How do we decide?  And [...]

Innovation

January 27, 2017 I am the Chair of the Innovation Awards of the Manufacturers' Summit for the Inland Empire, and we have been quite busy preparing for this Friday's summit (see below).  It is important to encourage innovation for the obvious reason that if we do not innovate, we [...]

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 [...]

2020-10-06T20:45:32+00:00November 22, 2016|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

How to Keep Your Team’s Morale Up During Change

Team morale can take a hit during times of intense change. Motivate your team with a relatable, easy-to-understand vision and keep them informed every step of the way. Published in "Liquid Planners" website, July 20, 2015 Click here for original article. Change is the only constant! Dramatic growth is [...]

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 [...]

2020-09-28T16:03:42+00:00January 14, 2016|Categories: Talent|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do Your Executives Have Vision?

Develop your business vision with an eagle eye to see further out into the future creating clarity and purpose for your company. In thinking about an eagle's eye (in concert with my Eagle Eye service line), it comes to mind that vision is a key contributor to success. An [...]

2020-09-25T23:33:00+00:00September 3, 2015|Categories: Strategy, Talent|Tags: , , , , , , , , |
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