Counter-Offers & Boomerangs

Counter-Offers & Boomerangs

Nothing quite like a marriage metaphor, right? You’ve heard these stories (or perhaps you’ve lived this story) – after years of asking, pleading, and begging (to a man’s ears = “nagging”) the husband to change his ways to no avail, a woman flips the switch and...
Throw The Monkey

Throw The Monkey

Nobody ever under-sells the size of the fish they caught. How many of your employees share their confidential information with each other? Specifically, their compensatory information. For whatever reason, the discussion of salary and bonus amongst co-workers is no...

If This Is a Marriage, Where’s The Cake?

“Merger of equals” is a nice phrase….brings to mind harmony, togetherness, compatibility, and a common concern for the well-being of one another. It’s also, for the most part, a total fabrication. If you’ve been through a merger, you already...