CEOs and CIOs are under constant pressure to improve operations and adopt new technologies. The allure of “Cloud” and “Digital” can create excitement and executive approval to launch a project. Success, however, is always a challenge, and there is no shortage of advice and thought-ware on the subject. David Frost, a Charlotte-based digital transformation leader, believes that new digital transformations can still learn from past technology transformation. To learn more, Read the White Paper Here.
Croixstone’s advisory practices are built around connecting highly-experienced professionals with organizations that can benefit from their expertise. Research proves that with age comes workplace wisdom. Harvard Business Review published a great article at the end of September on the case for hiring older workers, and the steps that organizations can take to overcome age discrimination.
|Read the HBR Article Here|
“The future whispers to us in faint signals rather than full sentences.” We love this quote from a new strategy article written by Paul Schoemaker for Inc. magazine. The future is calling you every day. Learn how to listen & be prepared.
Yes, it always pays to leverage warm connections in the world of professional networking. That said, cold messaging someone on LinkedIn can deliver results. Here are the 4 essential strategies you need to know to improve your cold messaging LinkedIn Inmail game! Click here.
At least 30% of the activities associated with the majority of occupations in the United States (including knowledge workers) could be automated according to a McKinsey Global Institute Report. Even though we can’t predict all the changes that will occur in the future, we do know there are things you can do to be prepared. Read 5 ways work will change in the future via Forbes.
The boom continues! The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance has released its Q1, 2019 “Growth Report” and the numbers continue to show economic strength across the region. Among the first quarter highlights featured in the latest report:
- Net New Jobs in Q1: 8,065
- Announced Expansion or Relocation Projects: 25
- Announced New Capital Investment: $93.6M
- Industry Sector with Highest Growth Rate in Hiring: Transportation & Logistics
With more than 40 years of experience in operational growth and improvement, both as a consultant and as an executive with Crayola Corporation, Peter Christian has served more than 300 companies. Earlier this month, CONSULTING magazine published an online article written by Peter that provides valuable tips on the consultant and client relationship. Read the article entitled “The Rules and Rigors of Consulting” here.