Millennials are Your Future??

As the Boomer generation (ages 51-69, born between 1946 and 1954) crosses the retirement threshold, organizations are turning to the next class – Generation X (ages 35-50, born between 1970 and 1985) – to move in and up to take their place. As this process continues, openings are created at the entry level of the […]

Grow Your Stars — Don’t Buy Them

Summary: Grow Your Stars — Don’t Buy Them Groom top-performers from the inside instead of looking for them on the outside. Companies often look to the outside for top-performers Buyers of outside top-performers beware. When top-performers moved from one company to another their performance declined. Being a top-performer is often not due to their ability but supporting functions – admin, […]

Can I Afford to Add a New Person?

Owners and senior leaders can stumble when it comes to adding a new person.  This is often an emotional decision to fix what appears to be an immediate problem or opportunity that you and other employees cannot handle or handle well.  While it may be relatively easy to hire an additional person (assuming they are […]