Category: Trends

Medicine and What Lies Ahead

by Gail R. Meneley, Co-Founder and Principal I have worked with hundreds of C-Suite executives over the last 20 years. Before I agree to serve as their advisor, we talk about our relationship and how we will build it to last throughout their careers. (Without that mutual commitment grounded in trust and candor, having an […]

Americans Spending More Money on Valentine’s Day, Even on Their Coworkers

According to to the National Retail Federation’s Valentine’s Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, the majority of Americans will be celebrating the upcoming holiday and spending more money than ever. Nearly 55% of consumers plan to celebrate and spend an average of $146.84, which is up from last year’s average of $142.31. Total […]

Job Creation, Executive Turnover Figures Show More Positive Signs for American Economy

Reports released this month by ADP, Liberum Research, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that unemployment continues to shrink as new jobs are added in the private and public sectors. In particular, January executive turnover numbers were overall positive, which is surprising given current stock market trends and the slowdown of the American […]

Corporate and Consumer Trends Cause for Concern

Just over a month into 2016, large companies are reporting cutbacks after a tough fourth quarter. Half a dozen companies like Yahoo, who is selling some of its assets, and Johnson & Johnson announced plans to cut thousands of jobs. Other companies like Chevron and Norfolk Southern are cutting back on capital spending. Companies in […]