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Chris Penttila

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Growth Strategies

New Management

It's your way or the highway, right? So how do you get that manager you just hired not to hit the next on-ramp?

Who's Paying?

Should you choose to pay your employees a "living wage" today? Tomorrow, the decision may not be yours to make.

Swimming in IT

Surveys show your techies are up to their necks in work and going under. Toss 'em a life raft or something, will ya?
Growth Strategies

"I'll See You in Court!"

Investors don't just cut their losses and go home anymore-now they call their lawyers.
Growth Strategies

Control Issues

Is one of your employees building an empire right under your nose?
Marketing

Brand Awareness

Wake up! Your brand isn't your savior, and all the goofy ads in the world won't save your company. What can? Well...have you given good business a try?

Staff Overhaul

Should you use the tight job market to replace mediocre employees?
Growth Strategies

<I>Just</I> Doing Their Jobs

What do you do with the employee who says "That's not my job"?
Growth Strategies

When Ignorance Isn't Bliss

What do you do with an employee who is incompetent but can't see it?

The Outsiders

The number of free agents has grown, but is a backlash looming?

Way Out There?

Is telecommuting the office of the future or just a bad idea that comes and goes?

Take My IPO . . . Please!

Your public offering is dead in the water, and it doesn't look like the market will save it anytime soon. Now what?

Ad It Up

Are you gonna make 'em laugh? Cry? Run and hide? Your advertising strategy makes all the difference.
Growth Strategies

Tough Customers

Don't let "service with a smile" leave your employees with frowns.

Generational Gyrations

The business cycle gives rise to generations of haves and have-nots: How do "jealous" Gen Xers manage "arrogant" Yers?