If you are in Finance or Accounting, or you’re an Executive charged with managing the P&L of an organization, you are probably undergoing a rather large increase in stress as you come to terms with financial conditions you may not have experienced before. 

How you answer this question can make or break your organization’s ability to adapt to change in these very difficult times.

If you don’t know who you’re looking for, you’ll easily find him (or her)

The unemployment rate rose from 6.5 to 6.7 percent for the Month of November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics—the economy shed 533,000 jobs in one short month. That’s up 2% from the same time last year.  

When I was growing up, my Dad worked for US Steel, where safety was always a key issue. In fact, my Dad’s annual bonus was conditioned on the annual safety record of the plant he managed. 

Learn how to polish your networking skills and land a new position — even in a down market

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of all jobs are found through networking. 

How to build lasting results through proactive management of key positions

Many companies are plagued by what I call the ‘out-of-sight, out-of-mind syndrome.’

It is usually caused by, more  than anything, having way too much on your plate. A very common condition in today’s business environment.