April 23, 2018

Do not refer to employees as “human capital” in front of Dennis Bakke, co founder and former CEO of AES, the largest provider of electricity in the world. Bakke values people far too much to lump them together with fuel or other capital, or to consider them as a mere m...

March 4, 2018

Today’s workplace culture is not only experiencing a shortage of motivated, experienced and skilled workers; but businesses are struggling to understand why over half of those employees are unengaged, according to Gallup.

In an article by Shep Hyken, in Forbes Now, the...

February 5, 2018


How many times have you heard an existing business owner say, “The city and economic development office will do anything for new businesses coming to the area but my business has employed people in this town for 20 y...

January 29, 2018

Several years back, I recall coming to the conclusion that most of my generation was wimpy. I remember the stories my grandparents told about the Great Depression.  They sucked it up. They did what needed to be done and didn’t complain. Being a child, I often did not u...

January 10, 2018

Despite recovering more than 1 million positions since 2010, according to a recent report in the New York Times, the manufacturing sector of the United States workforce is the least engaged occupation across the United States, according to Gallup’s State of the America...

January 8, 2018

The name Peter Drucker is to business management what the names Mario Andretti and Dale Earnhardt are to professional racing. Drucker’s more than 60-year career as a teacher, consultant, and management thought-leader inspire his title ‘the father of modern management.’...

December 15, 2017

What if there was one thing that ultimately motivated all of us? One ultimate why. Knowing that would be the key to everyone’s hearts and minds.

Let’s put the discovery of the ultimate why in perspective. It's like the fictional future discovery of the warp drive in Sta...

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