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Even with the down economy the Talent War is in full effect. Although maybe more of a subtle ‘Cold War,’ top talent is either looking for the next opportunity or really smart companies are making efforts to attract talent away from their current roles. This is the time to grab great talent. If you do […]
Too many organizations are still caught in the malaise of inaction when it comes to setting direction these days. I get it, things are still unclear and not stable. There is a natural rationalization to wait until all of the dust has settled. However, taking no action and a “wait and see” approach can be […]
Many companies today are in the doldrums. The economic downturn has been long and hard for most organizations. No one ever expected it to go this long and there is still wide-scale resistance to the “new normal”. And it is easy for executives to play small and shrink during these times but they must do […]
No More Mission Statements For many years now I have been a big proponent of organizational Mission Statements and yet at this moment I find myself telling some of my clients to “Stop it already with the Mission Statements!” Seriously, the mission statement is something that I have felt so strong about for many years, […]
I do not have to tell any of you that the past couple of years have been rough. Most companies and industries have really struggled, making very intense cuts to their workforces and for many companies, their existing payrolls. All but a few of my clients have either implemented pay increase freezes or instituted 5, […]