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Education to Engage Employees

The statistics on the number of employees who are disengaged in their workplace is pretty staggering – as high as 70%.   Running  a business is tough enough without having to push it uphill against staff resistance – right? Every day employees are making countless decisions, and the majority are making the best decision they… Read more »

Ceremony – What’s it Got to do with Business?

It may be legend that Peter Drucker said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” but it is a fact that in Tom Meloche’s new book  Ceremony: A Profound New Method for Achieving Successful and Sustainable Change, he says that “Ceremony eats culture for breakfast, lunch and dinner.” Every day on multiple occasions, employees make choices – and they… Read more »

The Other Cyber Crime

Originally posted by Debi Corrie, Illlinois B2B CFO Cyber Crime is not just about hacking your network, stealing confidential information, or having your data held for ransom by a hacker.  Here are a couple of cyber stories that I would like to share that have nothing to do with hacking your companies information.  In these real… Read more »

Do you Want to Be a Great Leader or a Good Leader?

Maybe you need to be both!   Maybe “great” and “good” are not points along a common scale but are actually very different aspects of leadership.  The chart below puts forth a view of leadership that is a bit different from traditional that I believe gives interesting insights for navigating the challenges and paradoxes of… Read more »

Bought a Business – Post Purchase Integration

Post-Purchase Integration Plans: a How To for Buyers Wording by Emily Morris   The numbers are staggering.  In his recent book, The Exit Strategy Handbook, Jerry Mills, founder of B2B CFO®, the nation’s largest CFO consulting firm, outlined the potential impact of the wave of businesses that will most likely become available for sale as… Read more »