M&A DEALS: VALUE CREATION OR DESTRUCTION?
The deal pace in 2021 was extraordinary with double the number of transactions than each of the previous four years. Also, the pattern of deals powering forward during an economic…Read more »
HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: IS YOUR BUSINESS READY FOR WHAT’S AHEAD?
For those of us in management today, it is clear our duties of care are expanding. We are accountable to address challenges that pose existential threats to not only our…Read more »
IS YOUR COMPANY CULTURE INCLUSIVE? DON’T GUESS OR ASSUME USE THE INCLUSION INDEX® TO FIND OUT
Diversity and inclusion are nouns, yet these words are spring-loaded for action within corporate boards and executive suites today. Around the globe, governments, regulators, stakeholders and shareholders are exploring what…Read more »
SURVIVING INCOMING RISKS: CONTINUOUS RED LINING VERSUS BIRD STRIKES
The Scenario You are an entrepreneurial mover and shaker. You lead your business and are always pushing your team to produce the maximum and to hit exciting stretch goals. Everyone…Read more »
ESCAPING THE BUSINESS OWNERSHIP CO-DEPENDENCY TRAP
The Scenario You created a business and made it succeed against all odds (both usual and unusual). You poured your time, effort, money and emotion into getting it to where…Read more »
THE POWER OF ZERO-BASED PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC
The coronavirus pandemic has created a period of extreme economic uncertainty. The truth is no one knows what economic conditions will be one month from today, let alone 6 to…Read more »
LEADING IN TIMES OF CHANGE: DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT STUFF?
Consider these real scenes in managing during the COVID period: “I have a 70 year old employee who has worked here for 30 years. She’s capable and hard-working. She’s refusing…Read more »
RETURNING TO WORK: HOW BEST TO REINTEGRATE YOUR EMPLOYEES AND TEAMS
As the daughter of a teacher of English, I learned that words matter. What they mean and how to use them makes a difference. I also like playing with words,…Read more »
SUCCESSION PLANNING AND THE NEW YEAR
Reflecting upon the events of 2019, I feel one of the most troubling was an event that occurred as a large project was coming to an end. As the project…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 »