PEER ADVISORY GROUPS FOR THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY?
As cited in a published paper by Kayla Doerr of Texas A&M University, the generic term ‘peer advisory group’ is, in essence, an information exchange established for the sake of…Read more »
CANNABIS: LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?
The Impact of Cannabis Being Federally Illegal There is much written on this important topic. Cannabis is now legal in many states; however, cannabis remains illegal at the federal level….Read more »
NEW DATA PRIVACY LAWS GREATLY INCREASE A COMPANY’S CYBERSECURITY EXPOSURE
On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect and most companies are not ready to deal with its impact on their businesses. This is largely because…Read more »
DEALING WITH THE BAY AREA WAGE FRENZY
Recent reports on tracking compensation – published by PayScale and Glassdoor* – show swelling salaries for professionals in technology roles. As companies now increase the use of computing power for…Read more »
MANAGING COMPANY PERFORMANCE: KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR MANUFACTURING COMPANIES
Every company has key transactions that are critical to the efficient, profitable performance of the company. This is particularly true of manufacturing entities, which may be characterized by frequent, repetitive…Read more »
WAGE GROWTH FRENZY: WHAT’S HAPPENING AND WHAT TO WATCH OUT FOR
Glassdoor’s newly published report* shows the highest wage growth in the nation is happening in my back yard. The San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward metro region shows a dramatic spike during the last…Read more »
SHIFTS AND GAPS EMERGING TRENDS FOR SKILLS NEEDED BY COMPANIES
Working with clients to find the ideal talent for roles in businesses gives us a special perch on which to see trends and changes ahead. It’s a comfort to see…Read more »
NEW LEASE ACCOUNTING STANDARDS CURFEW DECEMBER 31… DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR BALANCE SHEET IS?
Lease accounting to comply with new Accounting Standards Update (ASU) under FASB 842(US) and IFRS 16(European) is about to change in fundamental ways not seen in decades. First to be…Read more »
MANAGEMENT MINDFULNESS: NEW WAYS TO UNDERSTAND THE PEOPLE WE MANAGE
I find it interesting when management work is often referred to as either the hard science or the soft science. The hard science refers to deliverables, tasks,goals, and plans while…Read more »
USING OLYMPIC TRAINING METHODS TO IMPROVE YOUR PLANNING & BUDGETING
Recently the Olympics dominated the airwaves for a couple of weeks. Everywhere you looked, the athletes used visualization to train, plan and improve their performance. Skiers, skaters and sliders swayed…Read more »