Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Employee’s Guide for Surviving a Merger & Acquisition (Revisited)

“I wondered if I would lose my job despite what we were told. We all know when mergers happen there are overlaps, or for other reasons you can get pushed out,” he said. From MSNBC Careers article “How to survive and thrive after an acquisition” by Eve Tahmincioglu Back in 2012 when I wrote about […]

How Winning Isn't The Only Thing?

How many people equate success with conquest? In other words, believe that we live in a dog-eat-dog world in which, while maybe not the only way, the best way to get ahead, is at bettering someone else. I thought about this perspective recently, when I read an article discussing how the purchasing profession is trying […]

When setting goals, is time on your side?

“You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end – which you can never afford to lose – with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.” – Admiral Jim Stockdale We are all probably familiar with the above excerpt from Jim Collins’ book […]