A Real Sea Change of Talent Management is Happening. Don’t Miss the Boat.

Contributed by Pamela Wasley, CEO. In this, my annual message to fellow CEOs, I want to shed more light on the huge cultural and economic shift that is revolutionizing the definition of  a “worker” today. I’m also sharing a Podcast, … Continue reading

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Why Build An Advisory Board?

Contributed by Marissa Levin. I’ve never met a business owner that didn’t want to grow. In my 18-year career as a business owner, and in my conversations with hundreds of CEOs from around the globe, no one has ever said … Continue reading

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What Should you Look for in an Advisory Board Member?

Contributed by Marissa Levin. An advisory board is an extension of your company, of you, and of your brand, just as everyone who is affiliated with your company – your customers, employees, partners, board members – all reflect your brand. … Continue reading

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Officially Bringing Your Advisors on Board

Contributed by Marissa Levin. You’ve done a thorough job of identifying, screening, and selecting your candidates. You’ve narrowed your pool to those you believe are the right people to get you from where you are now to where you want … Continue reading

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The Case of the Runaway Train

The latest in a series of adventures based on real client assignments. The situation and results are real. The story is just for fun. Enjoy. Harrison was no stranger to chaotic situations; not after a career in technology. He was … Continue reading

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Searching for a Cure for the Common Strategy

Contributed by Pamela Wasley, CEO. Strategic planning, for many companies, represents the classic definition of an oxymoron. The annual process is neither strategic nor does it incorporate meaningful planning. To jump in a car and start a vacation with a … Continue reading

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The Case of the Sinking Ship

The first in a series of adventures based on real client assignments. The situation and results are real. The story is just for fun. Enjoy. Marc paused on the stairs cooling off after his run. Snatching his towel he glanced … Continue reading

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It Takes Great B2B Marketing to Drive Sales Growth

Contributed by Brad Grob. One big challenge I often see is when CEOs of “business-to-business” (“B2B”) companies have invested significant resources into the Sales organization but are reluctant to invest in the Marketing function. Often, Marketing is relegated to creating … Continue reading

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A Threat to Temporary Workers in California

Contributed by Pamela Wasley, CEO. The California legislature struck another blow against business. As of August 28, AB 1897 (authored by Roger Hernandez, D – West Covina) passed in the California Assembly on a 47-24 concurrence vote and is now … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing the Perfect Profile of a Top-Level Contract Executive

Contributed by Kristen McAlister, President. As a top level executive with an extensive career, writing one’s profile or resume can be challenging. The challenge increases for interim executives and executive consultants because of the variety and volume of engagements one … Continue reading

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