Have you ever managed departments who point the finger at others, passing the buck, rejecting responsibility and accountability? Of course you have. As organizational structures gain in size, siloes begin to take hold, even at the smallest groupings of employees allocating responsibilities and tasks. Seldom does a challenge or problem lie
OK, it’s time to put on your client hat, and view the world from their perspective. Ask your clients, your team, your peers and colleagues these questions: Are our best clients and customers happy, or sad about a Trump Presidency? What changes will a Trump Presidency bring for our clients?
The Journalistic outlets invest countless dollars in their polling, each taking pride in their ability to predict and project the outcome of the election with the greatest accuracy. And they all went wrong. We’ll hear analysis after analysis, excuse after excuse, from the pundits over the next few days about
Are you aware of population and cultural trends and trajectories? Are you paying attention to the dynamics of the market in your city? Did you know that from 2014 to 2015, the foreign-born or immigrant population grew by 9% in the St. Louis metropolitan area, to 129,559? Did you know this
The other day I had coffee with a recent college graduate, embarking upon an entrepreneurial career in music composition and recording about which she is very excited. In the course of the conversation we discussed her career aspirations, goals and dreams. Her enthusiasm and excitement was contagious. After listening to