IT PEOPLE – Doing too much with too little

We’ve all heard the over used phrase “Do more with less.”  It is a real conundrum.  In an attempt to drive profitability companies laid off workers during the recent financial crisis.  In many cases workers assume responsibilities that don’t match their...

IT PEOPLE – Flexible Staffing Part 1

A top of mind topic for me these days is resourcing temporary labor.  Companies are utilizing temporary employees more than ever. I’ve worked with companies where  more than 50% of their staff is comprised on temporary people resources. There are many good...

IT PEOPLE – Getting the structure right

Last week we concluded a seven week series discussing Change Management. Throughout the conversations the overriding theme was PEOPLE.  It is almost silly to state it but without people companies cannot function.  People can compensate for wrong process...

CHANGE Leadership – Sustaining

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.  Mahatma Gandhi     This simple quote of 12 words is the foundation of all change management efforts. You as the leader must be the change that you want your team to adopt.  People believe what...

Do you ever wonder why you were so lucky?

Do you ever wonder why and how you have achieved an admirable level of success and satisfaction with your life despite very humble beginnings? Were the obstacles and challenges of your early years so great that it was unlikely that you would arrive where you are...