The Annual Gift-Giving Guide

An interesting contradiction exists in the business world today: Stories abound about how businesses are allowing less and less travel. Between the high cost of gas, the increase in terrorism, the prevalence of the internet, and the plethora of VOIP conference call systems, the amount of business travel has decreased. Yet, airplanes have higher passenger …Read More

Where Did We Go Wrong?

The good news for training professionals is that more and more companies are seeing the value of investing in training. According to a 2015 Deloitte University study of over 3,000 business leaders globally, 85% felt that “learning” is “important” or “very important” to their business’ success.

The bad news is that those who are responsible for …Read More

To Agree or Not To Agree?

It doesn’t take much detailed research to know that most US citizens are frustrated with the domestic political process. Since 2011, the combined total of bills enacted into law was 722. That is 184 less than the total enacted in the famous 80th Congress of 1947-1948, known as the “Do Nothing” Congress. One can site …Read More

Are You Talking to Me?

When I travel for business, I often encounter people that want to chat with me. Normally I don’t mind, but sometimes, I’m just not in the mood to make small talk with taxi drivers or other travelers. Sometimes, I just don’t feel like sharing my lives with them. At moments like that, when they ask …Read More