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What Do We Most Want to Do Post Lockdown?

May 15, 2020 I was on a Zoom call yesterday (one of 9), and we broke into groups to answer the question of what we most want to do post lockdown. Haircuts beat going to the bar! It is especially tough when you are on video 10 to 12 [...]

2020-10-13T00:45:48+00:00May 20, 2020|Categories: I've Been Thinking, Leadership, Talent|Tags: , , , , , , |

Leadership As We Emerge from the Pandemic

"Whatever You Are, Be a Good One." - Abraham Lincoln All bets are off. No matter what type of leader you were pre-pandemic, your opportunity is now. Relationships move faster during times of crisis than any other time. Simply become the leader you know you can be. Everyone has [...]

IT/ Tech

Does Technology Have a Seat at the Table? Do you consider your technology leader an integral member of your executive team? If not, why not? Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, technology was starting to take over the world. With the acceleration of e-commerce, the expanded use of ERP systems, [...]

Immediate Strategy

Do you want to be Amazon or Sears? Sears used to be the Amazon of its time, but they failed to change with the times. There is little life left in this former powerhouse of retail. On the other hand, Amazon continues to evolve and is clearly doing quite [...]

The Economy & Where It Is Headed

April 17, 2020 Since I dressed up for my webinar with Eileen Angulo on "Navigating Coronavirus Impact with our Employees," it seemed a great time to do a quick video for I've Been Thinking on the economy and where we go from here.  One Tip [...]

Coronavirus Impact on Our Employees – Eileen Angulo

Where is the Toilet Paper?

I started receiving calls after the lockdown with the key question on reporters’ minds, “Where is the Toilet Paper?”. Thus, I thought I’d share a few conversations with you. First, I was on Rip City Sports Radio about just this topic. It was a lot of fun! I [...]

Your People During the Coronavirus Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, your people should be top priority. As we always start with safety, this situation should be no different. Figure out how to prepare your workplace. Revise policies, meetings, and critical work so that you can follow social distancing requirements and keep your employees as safe [...]

Coronavirus & Economic Impacts

After concern about health and safety is worry about the economy and our livelihood. Thus, we thought we'd address this topic with the latest information by the experts....and a few of our thoughts thrown in for good measure. According to the economic update by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, [...]

2020-09-09T13:56:40+00:00March 31, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Strategy, Talent|Tags: , , , , , , |

Request for Help & Creativity for Manufacturers

March 26, 2020 Since I relate to several different manufacturing and supply chain organizations, I've seen several requests for our expertise. Thus, I am passing them all on so that we can help fight this coronavirus by pulling together our resources and expertise. We are in a new world [...]

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