When you think of the phrase, “back to school” it can bring up several images – it could bring up memories of when you were a youngster, enjoying the summer and all of a sudden faced with the reality that school would be starting up again very … [Read more...] about Back To School – Already?!
Before we begin to discuss being a leader, we probably should define what a leader is. This is important because there can be a distinction between being a “boss” and being a “leader”. Your position may define you as a boss, which provides you … [Read more...] about How to be an effective leader
The elections are finally behind us and the political ads are over - at least for now. President Obama has reiterated that he is an agent for change - change in how government works, change in who we are in the global experience, change in many other … [Read more...] about Managing Change
As a business owner, consultant, and entrepreneur I have been told by many small business owners that "diversity" is really only applicable to larger businesses. When asked what diversity means to them (the small business owner), many respond it is … [Read more...] about Understanding Diversity in the Workplace
No, we don't have $700 Billion earmarked for small businesses. We can't go hand out to our legislatures for financial assistance. We don't make the 6:00 pm news as a "business in trouble". We are small businesses who have to provide our own … [Read more...] about Small Business Economic Bailout Plan
As a "seasoned" Human Resource generalist, it is interesting to listen to all the pundits and professionals talk about the generational differences in the workforce. That is not to belittle the fact that there are generational differences, but I … [Read more...] about The Past, Present and Future Workforce