Category Archives: Productivity

The 4 Rules Of Diversification


During this pandemic I am seeing a patchwork of economic responses across the country. Some companies are booming, like the clients I spoke with in Utah, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Business is up! And other companies are currently on hold, e.g. in the San Francisco area and in Michigan. If you have ever thought about diversifying …

Is Recruiting Broken?


Remember a while back when finding an employee was more like fishing in a full pond? You had the opportunity to pick and choose, however for the employee it meant ‘really selling yourself’ and working hard to land a good job. These days the tables are turned. And many companies feel that recruiting is broken. …

Something Amazing Happened Last Week


In case you missed the most amazing conference last week, “Effective CEO/COO Partnerships,” here are  10 takeaway’s from the event, as told to me by the participants. I need to plan more “us” time for my COO and myself, in order to do real planning and for me to effectively share the vision and such. …

Triple Your Employee Productivity?


Did you know that many high-profit companies pay their top employees above industry norms? Last week I invited Verne Harnish (founder of EO, author of Scaling Up.) to speak to one of my Leader’s Edge landscape peer groups. He was fantastic. We discussed how some of his most successful clients pay their top employees above …

“Job Crafting” Improves Employee Productivity


This month I learned a clever way to improve employee productivity, called Job Crafting. One of my clients (Winterberry Gardens in CT) gave me permission to share it with you, after we discussed it during our Leader’s Edge peer group in Plano, Texas. This tool is used by both Fortune 500 and small owner-operated firms. …