Jim Alampi

Jim Alampi

Founder of Alampi & Associates
Jim Alampi has spent 30 years helping fledgling startups and massive corporate entities hire and retain top talent. He is the founder of Alampi & Associates, a Detroit-based executive leadership firm and the author of Great to Excellent; It's the Execution! He speaks frequently to CEOs and executive teams on business strategy, human capital and executive leadership. 
Where People Belong on a Company's Balance Sheet
Management

Where People Belong on a Company's Balance Sheet

Finding and retaining talent is one of the biggest challenges for CEOs. Entrepreneurs need to take the hiring process seriously.
Great CEOs Deal With 'Elephants' First
Leadership

Great CEOs Deal With 'Elephants' First

It's easier and more pleasant to deal only with the positive, fun stuff. But leaders should tackle the tough problems and critical conflicts.
How a Warm Body Sometimes Can Be Worse Than Nobody at All
Managing Employees

How a Warm Body Sometimes Can Be Worse Than Nobody at All

A business owner knows that an employee isn't successful at a job but isn't doing anything about it. What's the right way to proceed?
No C Players in Leadership Positions, Please
Leadership

No C Players in Leadership Positions, Please

Great CEOs will critically assess their managers to detect those not performing at the highest level.
Faster Growth Equals Greater Complexity. Are Your Employees Ready for Change?
Change

Faster Growth Equals Greater Complexity. Are Your Employees Ready for Change?

Staffers open to a business evolving can help the organization better position itself for expansion.
Don't Just Grow for Growth's Sake. Have a Plan.
Growth Strategies

Don't Just Grow for Growth's Sake. Have a Plan.

Your company shouldn't stand still, but it shouldn't sprint either.
How to Avoid Hiring Duds
Hiring

How to Avoid Hiring Duds

While executives act like they have their hands on the pulse, often they miss the mark when it comes to hiring. Here are a few ways to make sure you land rock-stars and not complete duds.