(This article was written in January of 2020, just a few months before COVID19 changed our world.) Since casually retiring on the beach, I get a chance to read now more than ever. I've always been a reader and still find great joy in learning. I am ready for the headlines to become more about how … [Read more...] about The Dumbing Down of America is Not Really Happening
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Coaching Experience with Mergers & Acquisitions
Nearly every market is experiencing consolidation in some form. Every day, we feel the effects of this in our lives. Buying and selling a business has numerous twists and turns, especially if it's been in the family for three generations. Consolidation is a regular occurrence when you have mature … [Read more...] about Coaching Experience with Mergers & Acquisitions
John Deere’s Success in a Changing Market
I’ve always been fascinated to learn how the leadership in a company decides to make strategic changes. As an organization gets larger, steering the direction in the same path you’ve been on is a challenge. Changing directions is a whole other matter. When the leaders identify headwinds coming that … [Read more...] about John Deere’s Success in a Changing Market
Is it a Generational Gap or Just Bad Manners?
There are articles scattered across the internet about how employees are leaving their jobs because of management. Was this because of poor management or was it due to the younger generation that many employers complain about? Many studies blame management for not creating a safe environment for … [Read more...] about Is it a Generational Gap or Just Bad Manners?