Insights & Ideas

The HUD Challenge to Executive Compensation

Recently, HUD released compensation data from the 2013 Executive Compensation Survey, in which Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) were required to report salary information from their top 3 management officials and also document funds used for management above the $155,500 salary cap. HUD affirms that the purpose of the survey is to provide public transparency and monitoring compliance, but why are we actually so caught up with spotlighting this issue? Read More →


Attracting a New Generation

Logged in to all the social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) and slowly dominating the workforce, the newest generation of tech-savvy employees, who are 28 years old and younger, has been dubbed "Generation Y. Read More →


Do you have a Succession Plan?

According to a survey from Business and Legal Reports (BLR), only 25% of large organizations surveyed are making an effort to transfer knowledge from baby boomer retirees leaving the workforce to other, younger employees. Developing a formal succession plan has a two-fold benefit for employees facing a new wave of retiring employees. Read More →


Management is Doing Things Right, but Leadership is Doing the Right Thing

The US economy presents enormous challenges that require us to closely examine how we can transform our organizations. Many have discovered that the old management solutions that stimulated change are outdated given today's volatile work environment. Read More →


One-to-One Coaching for Performance

"Coaching" is the management style of a transformed culture. It is a popular buzzword in business circles, so much so that many organizations swear that they have employed the practice of "coaching" for years. Read More →