Sooner or later JCPenney is going to go away. The best thing their new/old CEO Myron Ullman can do is to make it go away as soon as possible. The faster he can sell its assets to one of the winning retailers, the better for all involved.
Align everyone around a meaningful and rewarding shared purpose.
Execute against that purpose on a societal, business and individual level with the discipline to keep the efforts separate.
Leverage the synergies. There are always synergies between efforts with the same purpose.
To successfully turn an entrepreneurial endeavor into a stable business, leaders must leverage their networks to fill critical skills gaps as the business evolves. Move from starters to transformers to sustainers.
Part 1: Set a Solid Foundation for Success
The need to plan an effective job search campaign is always important, and in difficult economic times it is vital to develop a strategy for finding the job that’s right for you. Here’s the first of three parts about developing and implementing a successful job search campaign:
Assess Your Talents and Interests
Review your career history, assess your
From Washington D.C.: The National Council on Aging (NCOA) reports that Americans aged 50 plus account for 28% of all delinquencies and foreclosures. And, some people still wonder why we must work later in life!
From Wisconsin: Barb Wulf gave us the following information in her recent Blog gleaned through data from the U.S. Department of Labor; Retirement Jobs; U.S. Census Bureau; and Center
While the Internet is a great tool to use in finding a new career opportunity, most job seekers don’t use it effectively. There are 3 main steps in using the Internet to support a career transition:1.) Research: Use it as a tool to gain information on the economy, industries and trends that effect them. Identify companies that interest you and gain insights into their operations.2.) Networking:
Brad Taft will be a keynoter at Embrace Change 2010, a career conference on April 27, 2010 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Phoenix area Job seekers and entrepreneurs are invited to this FREE day-long action summit for executives and professionals exploring career options. Embrace Change 2010 features experts in executive transition, business start-ups and the job market who will team up to present
A Perspective of a Few of the Workplace Challenges in 2009-2010 Recession is a fact; depression is not inevitable but it is possible unless bold steps are taken now by America’s leaders to preserve U.S.A.’s competitiveness.Despite the job losses caused by the current difficult economy, the forecast for the American
I just returned from the Aging In America 2008 Conference of the American Society on Aging and the National Council on Aging. I was pleased to observe that, in the midst of heavy duty research papers by academics and government statisticians, there were some excellent presentations on the realities of the aging workforce and the effect that four generations have in the workplace.Two panels on the
Myth No. 1: Older Workers are too Expensive. In the merit-based 20th century, the longer people worked, the more they earned. Stay at a company, do your job adequately, and year after year you got a merit raise in pay. In the market-driven, global-economic 21st century, private and public sector organizations have to be efficient low cost providers.Even if your job is a staff position not