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We're hitting the re-set button. A great many companies - staggered by the impact of COVID - are coming back onto the field. Engaging with clients again.  Trying desperately to make up lost revenue. Now, to be fair, that's not true for all industries. There are some...

I don't talk politics in the workplace. It's a volatile subject - probably never more so than now. But I can't help reflecting on some insights culled from my business experience and their application to the rest of my world. You see, my wife and I enjoyed...

I got some sad news from my home town just the other day. A neighbor passed away - he lived just up the street in that little neighborhood. I played in his yard along with the other kids - he was nice and he laughed a lot....

Leadership has always fascinated me. Maybe it's because I appreciate how uncommon  it is to see it in its finest form. I have no problem in stating that it was my exposure - early in my career - to the rarest of creatures in the business...

"Want to know something that it took me 10 years to figure out?" He was graying - and by my standards then - ancient. But he was one of the most decorated leaders in my company - and when he talked - people, even the highest ranking...

It was my first national meeting. I was young and about as sophisticated as a bale of hay. The company I worked for had convened a big gathering in Kansas City and I joined hundreds from across the country in a large ballroom for the beginning of...

Somewhere in my long and winding journey through the corporate world I stumbled on insights that traveled with me. Like a couple of raw diamonds plucked from a rocky trail, they were rough, covered in mud - and almost invisible to my untrained eye. I carried...

The pressure is on. The numbers aren’t where they need to be – or production is down – or there’s a manufacturing problem. Oh, and there’s this Pandemic thing going on too. Whatever the backdrop, it’s a pretty good time to gauge how employees at every level respond. Especially...

A long, long time ago I took a job in the Life Sciences industry. I pursued that role for three reasons - and please remember, I was young.  I wanted - in order; an attractive salary, benefits, and a company car. I got them - though the base...