Change Happens, Let’s Deal With It

Change Happens, Let’s Deal With It

“Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up.” -Flight of the Buffalo That’s a more scholarly way of saying “I’ll keep the devil I know versus the one I don’t.” Most people...
Succession Planning: Developing Your Bench Strength

Succession Planning: Developing Your Bench Strength

Planning for both the foreseen and unexpected absences of people who hold key roles in an organization is a task which employers often avoid or engage in only in an informal manner. Worse yet, we sometimes limit the planning to the “C-Suite.” Does that sound like your...
Why You Don’t Really Have a Talent Shortage

Why You Don’t Really Have a Talent Shortage

One of the biggest complaints among business owners today is the inability to find good talent. We’re certainly at an all time low in many areas of the country in terms of unemployment rates. But I tend to push back when I hear that because oftentimes executives are...
Building Employee Alignment

Building Employee Alignment

What is employee alignment? And why should you care about it? “Alignment” is an employee’s perception of the degree to which his/her contributions are linked to the success of the organization. There are plenty of reasons why you should care, but here’s one: A...