Consulting

Photo: Scott Loftesness   A few weeks ago I joined my client Raj Jain, CEO of RS Software, for my third visit to India. RS Software is headquartered in Kolkata which was our first stop for the annual general meeting of shareholders. After that, we visited Mumbai and Bangalore – along the way we met […]

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Glenbrook is kicking off a new payments organization optimization project for a biller client. Each time we do one of these projects, our client – with some embarrassment – admits that they think they are the only ones facing payments challenges. Nothing could be further from the truth! In fact, the smooth-running, optimized payments organization […]

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Scott Berkun – the well regarded project management thoughtleader – observes that managers may be missing out by not treating contract/short-term workers well. He isn't advocating that short-timers deserve special or better treatment than full time employees, but he does suggest that there are three important reasons to treat contractors well: Contracts are scouting missions. […]

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A recent article in Employee Benefit News cites a survey by CareerBuilder.com that supposedly demonstrates that many teleworkers are in fact not working much at all! As someone who often works from home or remotely from a hotel room, this kind of research infuriates me. For every slacker there are many productive, dedicated, honest individuals […]

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David Maister, guru of professional services, poses a challenge in a recent blog post about the Fortune Magazine list of the 100 best places to work. He lists the professional services firms listed in the top 100, and then goes on to list the characteristics that would make a firm great to work for. This […]

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