Category Archives: Management

The Dreaded R Word. Are You Being Asked to Relocate?

You’ve just received a call about a job.  You are all ears.  After listening to the opportunity the recruiter asks if you’d relocate.  After pausing and feeling our blood pressure spike, your answer is “Ummm……..”. Over the course of your … Continue reading

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Things CEOs say

“I’m sort of in semi-shock. It’s just mind-blowingly awesome. I apologize, and I wish I could be more articulate, but it’s hard to be articulate when your mind’s blown – but in a very good way.” — Elon Musk CEO … Continue reading

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CU Made The Right Choice In Embree

It may not be the perfect choice, but it is the right choice.  Meet John Embree, new head coach of the CU Buffs. CU Athletic Director Mike Bohn listened to his alumni.  He took into consideration the strained financial situation … Continue reading

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It’s Not Only Experience That Counts, But What You Do With It.

Yesterday was a big day for sports in Denver.  CU hired a new coach, John Embree, and the Broncos fired an old coach, Josh McDaniels.  In both cases the new and old coach had no head coaching experience coming into … Continue reading

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For BP Dedication to Finding a Solution is Admirable

We all wish that the tragedy of Deepwater Horizon never took place.  The environmental disaster in the aftermath of the explosion is unprecedented and its effect on the Gulf region will be felt for many years to come. But, it … Continue reading

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A Disgruntled Employee Turns Deadly

I was rocked last week when two local entrepreneurs were slain by a disgruntled employee.  It struck a nerve. As with many such recent cases, the investigation found that there were visible signs displayed to others by the employee suggesting … Continue reading

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Reversing Direction May Help Decision Making

It’s pushing 80 today in Boulder and the bulbs are showing their colorful faces.  Like I do most days around the lunch hour I went for a walk to clear my head. I use a few different walking routes from … Continue reading

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CFOs – Are You Changing With Technology?

In Sunday’s NY Times there was an article that discussed the likely evolution of technology over the coming year(s) and its impact on companies.  In this article the following quote appeared. “The guy buying software and hardware for your average … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Mentor?

I came across the blog of a young woman today that posed a question about mentor relationships.  In this case the definition of mentor is anyone other than a member of your immediate family or your best friend.  This is … Continue reading

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Using Your Leverage

Did you notice what happened when Notre Dame fired their gridiron CEO Charlie Weiss last Sunday?  All of the immediate speculation on his replacement was centered on coaches who were successful this season. It didn’t matter that this was the … Continue reading

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