COVID-19: Financial Programs for Small Businesses

  We have been asked by consultants and from some of our small, fast growing clients about the federal and state programs to assist smaller businesses during these rough times.  Below you will find an overview on the federal programs that are special and short term as well as some […]

L&D Challenges – A 9 Part Series: Challenge #2

  The 2nd challenge we cover in the series comes from the timeless advice of Ken Blanchard on developing training that changes behavior.  While his advice is basic and fundamental, sometimes we get so caught up in things, re-reviewing the fundamentals is time well spent.   Read his article to […]

L&D Challenges – A 9 Part Series: Challenge #1

        9 Challenges You Must Address to Enhance Your Company’s Skills Training Program (For those in Operations, Process Improvement, HR or L&D)         In most United States corporations, there is an opportunity to systematically improve the development and delivery of skills upgrade training.  While […]

Five Critical Facts to Know…

Five Critical Facts to Know Regarding State Incentives to Corporations (or a Government Incentives Cheat Sheet for Dummies) Executive Overview The reasons why incentives make sense for everyone is multiple. First, incentives benefit everyone: state, county and local governments, the recipient corporation, new employees and more. Second, incentive projects are […]

A Surprising Way to Increase the IRR of Investments

Executive Summary Few companies truly understand how to leverage negotiated incentives to increase IRR as they annually do their project financial planning. As we break down the broad term “incentive,” senior executives will be able to uncover their unique benefit to the corporation, employees, and communities. Only 1 in 7 […]

Incentives Tip #1 – Video

Understand what the two triggers for major incentives are by watching this video.     This is Tip #1 of 11 in a series about State, County and Local Incentives. This series will bring you the knowledge requires to think of incentives as a business tool and us as a […]

Analytics are a Training Manager’s Best Friend

  Analytics: What They Are and Why You Should Use Them Since the 2008 recession, training leaders are all too familiar with directives to do more with less. As the economy has slowly improved, many organizations have more resources available to develop their people, but the need to eliminate and […]