I had the pleasure of joining 733 other people recently for the celebration of the winners of the San Diego Business Journal best places to work awards. I had interviewed some of these companies and it has become clear that culture drives excellence.   This was a crowd in the mood for celebration… Read More


More and more organizations are noticing that their people are their main differentiator in today’s competitive knowledge economy. The Friday May 27 Wall Street Journal had an inserting article titled “Goldman Workers Are More Than a Number”. The article goes on to say, “While subtle, the changes at Goldman mark a softening of Wall Street’s… Read More


Leaders of Companies Voted Best Places to Work Know Why. What makes companies that win recognition for being the best places to work in their communities different? They all have great cultures. They all start with the understanding that their people are their biggest asset and their core source of differentiation in the marketplace. On… Read More