Labor in the Brave New World

Labor in the Brave New World

We are in an economic phase where companies are going through a process of deciding and implementing rules about on-site attendance versus remote work. It is surprising how this is impacting employee engagement and employee disengagement. Employee engagement is a measure of involvement in the workplace and enthusiasm about work. Disengagement is characterized by being unhappy about work … Continue reading Labor in the Brave New World

How To Grow A Company Management Team In Turbulent Times

How To Grow A Company Management Team In Turbulent Times

There is a Chinese curse—“may you live in interesting times.” We are in interesting times and critical to thriving in them requires clear-headed thinking about what to do about many aspects of your business, and especially what to do about your management team. Solving that equation will involve replacing some team members with new folks … Continue reading How To Grow A Company Management Team In Turbulent Times

How To Determine The Right Exit Path For Your Business

How To Determine The Right Exit Path For Your Business

How To Determine The Right Exit Path For Your Business There are several ways to accomplish an exit from your business but the three most common are sale, IPO or merger. This paper helps you decide on which path or paths are most likely to be open to you at the time of a desired … Continue reading How To Determine The Right Exit Path For Your Business

Intelligence– What it is and Why it Matters

Intelligence– What it is and Why it Matters

Are we headed into a recession? I am hearing a lot about companies doing layoffs and if history repeats, we are at the beginning of a layoff cycle. That is good news in that it represents an opportunity to strengthen your company by getting rid of under performers. I strongly believe that’s the success of … Continue reading Intelligence– What it is and Why it Matters

Focus on Protecting the Downside When in a Recession

Focus on Protecting the Downside When in a Recession

When the environment supports growth, focus your energy on building to the upside. Focus more of your energy on downside protection when times are bad. Are we headed into a recession? As we likely are, I recommend you shift some energy into downside protection as failure to protect the downside is a company killer. Protecting … Continue reading Focus on Protecting the Downside When in a Recession

Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources

Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources

Raising capital from non-traditional sources can be a good way to get the money you need to grow your business. There are a number of different sources available today, and this article provides a brief summary of the most common ones along with things you need to consider before pursuing them. Capital Raising from Non-Traditional … Continue reading Capital Raising From Non-Traditional Sources