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So far Beth Crocker has created 8 blog entries.

There is No Place Like Home: How to be Remote-friendly and Build a Successful, Cohesive Workforce

Despite a few high-profile efforts to bring employees back to the office, the prevailing workplace trend is heading home. According to a Gallup survey, 43 percent of working Americans spent at least some of their time working remotely, an increase of 4 percent since 2012. More importantly, the survey found that “flexible scheduling and work-from-home opportunities [...]

By | 2017-03-24T11:21:38-07:00 March 24th, 2017|Business, Leadership, Work|0 Comments

Measure What Matters – 5 Tips to Focus on Real Measures of Success

Over the years, I have supported many executives who found great comfort in spreadsheets. They had a bottomless appetite for KPIs, P&Ls and other acronyms that make me sound very finance-y. These leaders were big believers in The McKinsey Maxim: “What you can measure you can manage.” Good advice, albeit lacking in the one thing [...]

By | 2017-02-16T08:12:48-07:00 February 16th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Looking Ahead to 2017

STOP MAKING IT ALL ABOUT YOU! It is New Year’s Day, a time to hone in on what you want to accomplish in the coming year. I’ve spent the morning reading article after article about career goals, and they all seem to have the same theme in common: it is all about you. Get healthy. Read more. [...]

By | 2017-02-16T08:02:08-07:00 January 1st, 2017|Business, Life|0 Comments

An Open Letter to Working Women

We need to do more than "Lean In." We need to lead! You may like me a little less after you finish this article. Study after study about women in the workplace tell me that you will label me “aggressive” maybe even “intimidating.” And you may even use the b-word. That’s right – “bossy.” Apparently, the qualities [...]

By | 2017-02-27T14:03:06-07:00 November 28th, 2016|Business, Women|0 Comments

M&A – To Integrate or Leave Alone?

Depending on your measure of success, anywhere from 5 to 9 out of every 10 acquisitions fail. Despite the risk, companies continue to consolidate, merge and buy at record pace, fueled by cheap capital, market pressures, and the rush of a deal.  In 2015, companies spent a record $3.8 trillion on mergers and acquisitions, putting [...]

By | 2017-02-16T08:19:11-07:00 April 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments