Using “Interim” Professionals to Bridge Key Vacancies: CEO, HR, IT and Finance

As companies operate with ever-leaner staff the prospect of losing a key employee can be overwhelming.  No matter the size of the company, IT, Finance or HR professionals are key positions.  They interact… Read More

When Companies are Forced to Deal with Toxic Employees

Toxic employees, especially those with strategic skills, are very difficult to dislodge.  They accumulate informal power; discredit those who speak up; favor those they can manipulate; and generally distract employees with intimidation and… Read More

Employees’ Toxic, Disgruntled and Criminal Behavior at Work

Introduction I am often engaged to help companies resolve the conduct of one employee who’s wreaking havoc in the workplace. After my book came out: Toxic Employees: great companies resolve this problem, you can… Read More

Surviving a Toxic Workplace Without Losing Your Mind

Today’s workplace culture Modern American employees are under extreme stress today due to a combination of several related factors: Cost cutting measures; Operating for months or years with over-lean staff; Lack of supervisory… Read More

How Workplace Culture Effects Business Success

How workplace culture affects business success Companies succeed in the short run just by having good products, even with unethical practices and abusive employee behavior.  The problem is, things change. A competitor comes into… Read More