Category Archives: Culture

Career Lesson #1: Know The Details

My first job after graduating from college was with American Can Company, in the consumer products division. I chose American Can over a number of other offers because American Can had a management training program that sounded like the type … Continue reading

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A Culture of Loyalty

A friend recently reminded me of an employee survey I did a few years ago for a large construction company on the topic of loyalty.  The results of the survey were extremely positive, and underlined the strong effective culture at … Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism? Who Wants That?

At one point in my career, many years ago, I was in charge of the Financial Services Consulting practice for KPMG in the New York office.  One year, when the annual performance evaluation forms were sent around to all partners … Continue reading

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A Disaster Is Not In My Contract

On Saturday, October 29, 2011, an early Winter storm swept through the New England states. It was a storm that New Englanders refer to as a “Nor’Easter”, and it left a path of destruction and power outages across much of … Continue reading

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