A recent violin lesson with my teacher David Jacobson (link) shown in the picture (link) as a 15 years old, ended up being also a great life lesson.  Here’s how the conversation went between my teacher and I: “These notes are impossible to reach despite...

 “What started as a potential pathway to a future career turned out to be my dream job!” Jeanine Jerkovic grew up in the Phoenix area and has worked in international economic development almost her entire career. Educated at ASU and the London School of Economics (LSE),...

As the pace of life increases, so too do stress levels in business. Decision-making becomes faster, the stakes higher, potential criticism sharper and fall-out from a lapse in judgment potentially devastating. In such a climate punctuated by tweets and email notifications, availability 24/7 and global accountability,...

“Your daily decisions have an immediate and decisive impact, and can lead to failure or success (or yet to be determined!)” Emilie Gariel was born and educated in France before commencing her international career in Australia. Emilie went on to join Rexel, worldwide leader in B2B distribution,...

Planning for both the predictable and the unexpected is a key element of running any successful business. Succession planning to replace key employees is a given, but succession planning is also necessary  for growing future leaders, addressing anticipated talent shortages, and supporting projected growth.Executives leave...