Leadership

IPO Readiness Assessment Whether through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), a traditional IPO or even being purchased by a public company, deciding to go public is a big step.  As a public company, you will be held to a higher standard of accountability. How do...

As the market and business improves, and with a record number of unfilled job openings, employers are not only competing to hire game changing talent, but they are also fighting to retain those they have. Now is the time to focus your energies on keeping your top...

Like Brett's son, Aidan (Brett is our Founder & CEO) my daughter, Avery, plays sports. She’s 15, a sophomore in high school, and plays soccer for both her school and at the club level. She is going to be a success! You can see it in her...

game changer [geym cheyn-jer]: (noun) A person or individual that effects a significant shift in the current manner of doing or thinking, often by introducing an element or factor that changes an existing situation or activity in a significant way. We’ve spent a good deal of time studying...

Bad news!  Aidan, my son, is injured.  Baseball players of all ages, especially those that play at competitive levels, often suffer overuse injuries, and Aidan is no different.  After x-rays, an MRI and having been poked and prodded he’s been told to shutdown throwing for...

Layoffs are never easy, whether they’re borne from poor performance, a restructuring, a market downturn, or a current health pandemic. No one arrives at the decision easily, but that process is not what this piece is about. Most companies provide corporate talking points and paperwork…and...

Stories connect us, inspire us and teach us. Stories tie us to our past and help us imagine our future. We respond to stories, we relate to them, engage with them and most importantly, we remember them. Stories make us more empathetic, more amenable, and more...

Download Whitepaper Private companies, not-for-profit organizations, and certain small public companies were granted additional time to implement the new ASC 842 lease accounting standard.  Although a collective sigh of relief was heard, there is still a lot to get done and time is running short.  If...

Download Whitepaper Hiring an outside vendor has many advantages – from leveraging experience you just don’t have or purchasing power you can’t compete with, to reducing operational costs and improving delivery speed.  Of course, you must be willing to share your organizational goals with the vendor...

Download Whitepaper As a leader in your organization, your responsibilities include paying attention to the details. How do you truly measure performance? How do you KNOW everything is going according to plan, working the way it should be, or the results are accurate?  Are you achieving...