General Business

Just over 5 years ago I wrote an article on one of my other blogs that I titled 46 Ways To Reach Your Own Super Bowl. The article contained 46 motivational thoughts (since it was posted around the 46th Super Bowl) that I thought were pretty cool to share. my motivational mantra What I didn’t […]

Holidays bring celebrations that make employees and employers alike very happy. Even if times are tough, there’s something about holidays that make most people have a little extra hop in their step, and a smile is quicker to appear. Hartwig HKD via Compfight It’s also the one time of the year where the adage about […]

Whew! This is the last part in our series on succession planning and leadership diversity. Over the course of 3,769 words in 3 articles combined, I’ve hit upon a lot of beliefs and ideas on what it takes to not only create a culture where organizations hire the right employees and train them to be […]

Before we get going on this part of my conversation on succession planning, here are the links to part one and part two of the series. The next piece is going to talk about the importance of figuring out the criteria for making the decision to move someone into a leadership position while following your […]

In part one of my succession planning for leadership diversity series, I gave a preamble as to why such a thing should be a necessary process in all companies. The next stage is to talk about the process of creating a workable plan towards that goal. C. Creating The Initial Plan 1. Setting the Goals […]

I gave a presentation on the above topic in 2005, then again in 2009, but I geared it towards hospitals and health care. That’s because I know from personal interaction that hospitals are pretty bad at this, no matter how much every administrator I’ve ever mentioned it to tries to say it’s not true. If […]

Last week I led a presentation for my consultant’s group entitled Public Professionalism & Social Media. The overall discussion was about business people, whether they’re working for themselves or for someone else, needing to control their language as well as what and how they say things, even if it’s something they truly believe in, if […]