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Many Young Adults Are Unclear About Ethics and Integrity – Is It Any Wonder?

Before becoming a Business Owner, we worked for some medium to large firms, who had their fair share of poor business integrity. Several of the business leaders, executives, and owners exhibited very poor ethics and morals. Today many refer to themselves as “professionals”, but even that term doesn’t resemble the level of quality or dignity …

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The Importance of Strategic Planning when Preparing for Future Growth

Having moved to Charlotte in the fall of 1980, I can tell you that many of the city planners didn’t have a good understanding of what people wanted who moved here at that time. The Raintree subdivision (residential) was in its early stages, and we were being told by realtors that the city really didn’t …

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WHAT DOES ETHICS & INTEGRITY MEAN TO TODAY’S GENERATION

For decades the public has seen and heard of some very questionable actions and behaviors of not just political leaders, but business leaders, religious leaders, community organization leaders, educational leaders, and even parents. It is no wonder many young adults and older youths are questioning what does the future hold. Although as one who grew …

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WHAT COMPANIES & INDUSTRIES FACE MORE CHALLENGES IN THE FUTURE

At different times our country (and the world) have encountered concerns regarding different industries, who experience more challenges due to different circumstances. When our world was going into a new century (from the late 1990’s to 2000), much of technology seemed to be at risk, though the anticipation was worse than the actual transition. The …

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As More Executives Exit, Are Companies Investing a Stronger Initiative to Train New Leaders?

After 25 years in business, and having been fortunate to have met so many excellent and successful business leaders during that time, I have noticed the past 2-3 years that more and more of those executives are exiting to enjoy their Retirement. However, the ratio of new leaders being trained for senior positions are much …

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Resource For Transitioning Executives

When a professional finds him/herself in a career transition, some of their employers may provide professional transition assistance, while others do not. However, whether the executive receives professional career transition support or not, each will still find that he/she needs regular interchanges with other business persons, where they can discuss their experiences, concerns, and good resources. Most businessmen and …

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Is Your Company a Supportive Community Partner

One important aspect of any company is to have “good public relations” with their community. Companies that hire a larger number of community citizens should feel that public relations is a very important factor. Hopefully, that employer compensates the employees well and provides valuable benefits and resources. The relationship and management that employers have with …

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NOTICE: Distinguishing What is “Outplacement”

When businesses need to downsize or release employees, some businesses are sensitive to the stress and hardship this causes, and so they hire an “outplacement firm” to assist those employees affected and facing job searches.  Though unemployment is low, the competition for positions are often extremely stressful and intense.  In addition, those employers who are …

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MANAGING ALL THE UNKNOWNS

Every new year is filled with LOTS of UNKNOWNS! The local and international economy is always experiencing unexpected events, which can be caused by politics, specific industrial events, and even the weather. Those wise business leaders will do all that they can to research and learn as much ahead as possible. A business leader may …

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What Can Employers Do to Prepare for the Unknowns

There are a lot of unknowns that are causing concerns for employers today. Most of these are out of the control of employers, employees, and customers. Still, employers and business owners need to think about what they can do to protect their businesses or strengthen their organizations as much as possible NOW. By reviewing what …

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