Category Archives for "Month: October 2011"

How Do You Handle Under-performers?

By M. Dana Baldwin, Senior Consultant Strategic Planning Expert Have you ever had the situation in your company in which employees who seemed to have good skills, knowledge and capabilities simply were not performing anywhere near their potential?  What happened to them?  Were they kept in their current position for a long period of time?  […]

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Innovation/Opportunities: Short-term vs. Long-term – How do You Decide?

by Denise Harrison,  Executive Vice President & COO Strategic Planning Expert In 1996 Apple lost $816 million, but in 1997 they launched an initiative that was to transform how people bought, sold and listened to music.  There was no clear path for how this would happen, no easy technology solutions – just a lot of […]

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