The Talent Drought

Written by: The Challenge In the past, as employers we could look for employees that had certain types of training.  When they came aboard, they could move … [Read more...]

Change Management Process for New Managers

wooing key employees

When my friend John moved downstate to take a new position, he was nervous. He was coming into a totally unfamiliar organization as a manager. Most of the people he would … [Read more...]

Workplace Safety Topics for Skeptical Managers

culture of safety in manufacturing

When my brother-in-law started applying for jobs in our home town, everyone had advice and recommendations. “I know someone at the car factory!” “Don’t forget the … [Read more...]

Preserving Your Organizational Culture During Company Growth

preserving company culture

I’d been a dedicated customer of a local food company from the day they opened. Lily had started out as a small-scale gardener and baker, selling her vegetables and … [Read more...]

Create and Cultivate Great Culture to Secure High Performance

Company culture seems to be a widely circulated term, but one that few people clearly understand. Culture is the ‘good stuff” in an organization that makes … [Read more...]

New Kid on the Block: How to Create a Positive Company Culture During Management Transitions

make your company more innovative

Sarah was enthusiastic as she started her first management role. When first offered the job, Sarah was warned regarding her new reports. They’d had a rough time with … [Read more...]