Lineage Societies: Requirements and DNA

I’ve been hesitant to rock this boat, hoping this ship would right itself, but I’ve decided that this vessel needs to be swayed a bit with the hope of providing encouragement and perhaps positive motivation for change. Based on my ancestors, I qualify to join multiple lineage societies, including both the DAR and the Mayflower […]

How to Spend More Time on Your HR Strategy

Jump into a time machine set to 1982, and you’ll find “personnel” departments full of forms and paper. Today, it’s “Human Resources,” and it’s less about pushing paper and more about optimizing a company’s most precious resource – its people — to affect company profits. Why the change? First, company owners and managers began to […]

Reaching Customers via Trusted Advisors

Reaching Customers via Trusted Advisors Many startups pitching LionBird have plans to market software to small businesses via their service providers. But how hard is it to create “affiliates” out of influencer groups such as accountants, lawyers, financial advisors and website builders who are trusted by end clients but who don’t traditionally cross-sell on those relationships? […]

Should cos be forced to do CSR activities?

Suppose you habitually change from your staid normal self into a rollicking Kishore Kumar when you get into the shower, and change back to stodgy you once you emerge from it. Suppose, further, the family makes it a rule that unless you sing in the shower, you would not be served any food at home. […]