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I give an “A” for effort to Ray Clark, Founder and CEO, of The Marketing Arm. He’s kicked off 2012 with a program that combines time and cash for his longtime employees. Not too bad so far, eh?
Anyone who has been with the Dallas-based marketing and promotions agency for at least seven years is being rewarded with seven [...]
Is the idea of a sabbatical program at your company a “squishy” one? Is there no perception that time out from a career boosts performance, career longevity and innovation?
Time to express your impatience with stodgy thinking and tell stories of how time off CAN result in extraordinary bottom line results.
From squishy idea to business strategy, [...]
Let me be clear, I do not think that this is the case at all, but now that we are back in Philly, in the midst of a full-time job search, during the worst recession of our lives, the market (employers and clients) have yet to make a definitive call on the matter. So I [...]
Wrecking one’s life isn’t all that difficult. Coaching sessions with top-notch executives – talented, smart and good at what they do – reveal an extraordinary gift for giving momentum to the wrecking ball of life.
But once in a while, a leader has a come-to-Jesus meeting … with himself or herself (and perhaps a coach) to identify [...]
When a healthy friend keeled over last month and died of a massive coronary, many in my community took pause – even her personal trainer. Not many of us do a better job of taking care of our health than Ann did.
The minister structured his eulogy around five adjectives. One of those has stayed with [...]