been a featured columnist in the Post Gazette and T.E.Q., a publication
of the Pittsburgh Technology Council, and regularly authors articles
on a variety of topics. Click on a topic below to view a list
& Motivating Key People
The company's most valuable asset will not be found on the balance
sheet. To increase employee productivity and morale, fit compensation
and incentive plans to your company's culture.
Culture and Values Make the Difference
Tips on how to make your vision contagious by lacing corporate
culture with key values. Uncover the competitive advantages for
customer and employee loyalty and retention.
The Makings of an Effective Negotiation
Power plays and drawing distinctions that force a choice. Advice
on finding your competitive advantage to level the playing field
in negotiations with investors, customers, key hires and potential
The Lonely CEO
Entrepreneurial CEO's encounter many paradoxes. The unique characteristics
that make us successful entrepreneurs can also impair the long-term
growth of the company. Tips on mitigating these tensions, managing
yourself and choosing your sounding board.