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The Best Companies To Work For

Fortune’s annual list for 2016 is here. The major themes that emerge from the winners this year are: fairness (in pay), recognition, and gender equality. Google (Alphabet) is #1. Acuity Insurance, The Boston Consulting Group, Wegmans Food Markets, and Quicken Loans round out the top five. Fortune compared the results from this year’s Great Place…

PEOPLE | PERSONAL GROWTH

Personal Success Indicators for 2016

As you move into a new year with your leadership team, have you thought about what makes some people more successful than others? This has been top of mind for me recently. I have written about getting the right people, but not with the perspective of success attributes. Here is an amazing and very perceptive…

LEADERSHIP | PEOPLE

How Do I Know I Have the Right People?

PEOPLE. Of all the components of business, people continues to reign as the number one decision for success and growth. Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, states adamantly “who first!” Great companies have the right people in their organization before they focus on the “what, where and how” of growth. But how do we…

PEOPLE | PERSONAL GROWTH

The Success Indicator

At one time or another, we have all pondered on what makes some people more successful than others. I have discovered an amazing and very incisive infographic by MaryEllen Tribby on this very question. She presents a list of attributes of successful and unsuccessful people. It seems to boil down to one thing…successful people ‘get…

LEADERSHIP | PEOPLE

Upcoming War for Talent, Are You Ready?

Confidence in our economy is growing. Companies are hiring again. And many qualified people are now beginning to search for new opportunities. We are experiencing a situation that we have not seen since 2007 – 2008, a battle over talented people. Although unemployment is still hovering around 6%, there are a tremendous number of good…