Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

  • Did Your Non-Compete Agreements Just Vanish?

    On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14036, entitled Promoting Competition in the American Economy. Among its 72 initiatives is one that I get asked about a lot – the encouraged ban or limitation on non-compete agreements.   If your company… Read More

  • The Art of Consistent Instability

    Mike Tyson once said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” That’s not only sports, in a nutshell, it’s business. If we’re lucky, the plans we spend so much time drafting and refining tend to morph… Read More

  • Playing Mind Games In Business

    Yesterday, I lost my phone. To some, that sentence would imply the catastrophic consequence of some gaping connectivity gap. What if it stayed lost? What if I had to wait days to replace it? How would I call people from… Read More

  • Robot Sex: Are Your Employees Just Going Through The Motions? – Eliot Wagonheim for SmartCEO Baltimore

    It’s time to stop faking it. In his latest article for SmartCEO Baltimore, Eliot Wagonheim shares how to rekindle the spark of morale within your company and escape the mechanical hold of the robot trap. Click here to read “Robot… Read More

  • Guest Article: How Do Your Employees Look on LinkedIn?

      By Colleen McKenna of Intero Advisory It’s review time.  If you have employees or colleagues on LinkedIn, it’s time to understand LinkedIn beyond your individual profile. Consider your profile and those of your staff/colleagues as the collective view of… Read More

  • What Are You Haunted By In Business?

    I live in south central Pennsylvania. York County, to be exact, less than an hour from Gettysburg. Between Boy Scout outings and school field trips, I have come to know the battlefield and the surrounding area well. I have heard… Read More

  • If You Only Knew the Truth

    “My career just hasn’t gone the way I wanted it to,” a friend just told me over lunch. “But everything seems to be working for you.” She didn’t say it to be mean or dismissive or even envious, just as… Read More

  • Are You A Whore?

    This article was originally published by SmartCEO Magazine.   I couldn’t remember whether it was clockwise or counterclockwise. The meeting was running long, as they always seemed to with this client. I recall was sitting there at the conference table… Read More

  • Guest Article: Are You Checking Your Business Strategy Vitals? 8 Key Performance Indicators You Need to Assess Regularly

    By Carol Coughlin  There’s a quote people like to attribute to Albert Einstein (it actually belongs to William Bruce Cameron, a sociologist, who, perhaps, wasn’t as meme-worthy as Einstein). Anyway, without further ado: “Not everything that can be counted counts,… Read More

  • Could You Pass The Test Of Thor?

    Unless you have been living in a cave (or have better things to do than attend to happenings in the Marvel universe) you know that Thor, the Thunder God of Norse mythology and compelling hero of three blockbuster movies, is… Read More