Category Archives: Observations

How Do You Make Your Stars Align?

A recent Harvard Business Review article outlines some critical research from Bain & Company about how companies utilize their top talent. Their …

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Do You (or Your People) Dread Sunday Nights?

There have been times in my life that I’ve been unhappy at my job, and I recall that Sunday evenings were always …

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Avoid Becoming the Next Case Study

“Too much inside out thinking, instead of outside in thinking” is one point of view. Emphasis on operational excellence to the exclusion …

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4 Hot Topics for Your Business Agenda in 2017

Well, predictions are tricky, but after following some of the global trends, here’s what is likely to remain center stage in 2017. …

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Lessons Learned from a Pig Party Pilot

One of the lessons I learned early in my career was the value of piloting ideas and new processes. Just saying the …

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The Day the World Turned Purple (and What I Learned from Prince)

April 21, 2016: The day the world turned purple to honor the passing of a music and style icon. The Eiffel Tower, …

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