Management & Leadership

Creating value and results

The theme for the recent 8th annual Colorado Performance Excellence (CPEx) conference centered on sharing lessons learned and best-in-class practices, especially in understanding how high performance organizations create value during a downturn in the economy. Keynote presentations were made by…

Riding the wave

While many organizations are cutting costs, delaying investments or hustling customers, others are using the downturn in the economy as an opportunity to work on their internal operations. Last month's 8th annual Colorado Performance Excellence (CPEx) conference recognized those organizations…

The happiness factor

(The first of two parts) Remember the old saying in business, "You get what you measure?" There are powerful implications in our society for exploring what is being created by what we are measuring. Spend some time today looking -…

The human side of going green

The term "sustainability" conjures images of wind farms and energy-saving light bulbs and paperless offices. But sustainable business isn't merely about "going green." Employees and the values held by customers are as much a part of the sustainability equation. As…

Forming a green team

Whether you are a small company that can't allocate a designated resource to sustainability planning, or a large company with only one person assigned, creating a team of employees to support the company's green initiatives can be effective. These teams, commonly…