In talking with a client earlier today about goals, it reminded me of the often-overlooked importance of goals. Start with strategy - unfortunately, you can have the best goals in the world but if they don't align with where the company is headed, they are a waste of time. [...]

2020-10-06T21:40:32+00:00May 2, 2013|Categories: Talent|


Prioritize - As much as we'd all like to do everything for everyone equally, it is impossible. Instead of trying and failing, prioritize - and don't commit to more than you can accomplish. Value - remember to value those key relationships you might take for granted. Start there instead [...]

2020-10-06T21:40:44+00:00May 2, 2013|Categories: Talent|

Sustainability – who knew that it’s common sense?

Liken sustainability to reducing waste, which in turn respects the environment and makes business financial sense.Sustainability is gaining traction in today’s cutting edge discussions. Whenever a topic pops up in multiple places suddenly, I take notice. I’ve read multiple articles in trade publications and magazines, attended a keynote at [...]

Business Development

What could be more important in today's new normal business environment of lackluster sales, strained liquidity and elevated customer service expectations than business development. Here are a few tips: Pick up the phone - as Sandi Brooks, a successful real estate broker even in today's weak market says, there [...]

2020-10-06T20:54:29+00:00April 25, 2013|Categories: Strategy, Talent|Tags: |

Top Strategies to Ensure Success in the New Year

As we start the New Year, I thought it was worthwhile to discuss critical yet often overlooked blocking and tackling maneuvers that ensure success. As most are debating New Year's resolutions and how to reengage after the holidays, why not get a leg up on the competition by excelling [...]

2021-12-24T19:35:25+00:00April 25, 2013|Categories: ERP, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Talent, Technology|Tags: , |

Develop a Talent Edge

If there is one common recurring theme with my clients, it's that those companies who find and retain the best people will thrive while their competition struggles to remain in the game. In my experience in working with executives across multiple industries and globally, those who create a talent [...]

2021-12-24T19:35:41+00:00April 25, 2013|Categories: ERP, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Talent, Technology|Tags: , |

Bedrock Topic: Inventory Accuracy

Inventory accuracy is often overlooked, but it is vital to to bottom line business results.Although a bedrock topic, inventory accuracy is often overlooked in operations strategy discussions as it becomes an assumption or something that just should occur. However, I am constantly reminded of its vital importance and impact [...]

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