October 1, 2018

How Mars Inc. HR Dept Drove Alignment in a Business

In our last post, we talked about the efforts of Carlos Valdes-Dapena, a former Director of Organizational and Group Effectiveness at Mars, Inc. from a recent HBR article  Stop […]
September 24, 2018

A look at how Mars’ HR Focused on Building Accountability and Teamwork

An interesting HBR article was posted by Carlos Valdes-Dapena, a former Director of Organizational and Group Effectiveness at Mars, Inc. about how he was involved in […]
April 6, 2018

7 Ways Leaders can Build Personal Accountability in Their Employees – and What to Do About It

Have you written off an employee as unmotivated? Did you decide you were going to pay less attention to that person because you didn’t see it […]
March 14, 2018

4 Ways the Eventual NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Champion Show the Most Alignment – and How that Applies to You.

March is here. St. Patrick’s Day, the beginning of Spring and the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. One of the reasons we enjoy the tournament is because […]
February 26, 2018

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Feds Message to Wells Fargo Board – You’re Responsible

In interesting article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune from John Stout, former chairman of American Bar Association’s Corporate Governance Committee and current shareholder at Fredrickson and […]
February 20, 2018

How the Wells Fargo Scandal Relates to Decisions you Make Everyday

Wells Fargo’s banking arm has been immersed in scandal over the last several months because of decisions leadership and employees made with creating fake accounts to […]