Command and Deliver
Sacramento's young professionals are gaining influence
No agency is safe. No office off limits. Boardrooms will be infiltrated. Communication barriers will crumble for the sake of collaboration. As the old guard inches toward that horizon called retirement, Sacramento’s young power players are taking center stage.
2014 has been dubbed the
Help at the Top
Nonprofit Sacramento Entrepreneurs’ Organization gives local business a leg up
Every entrepreneur knows that it’s lonely at the top. Jeff Smith is no exception. Smith co-founded two technology companies, Taborda Solutions and Pondera Solutions, and continues to run them with co-founder and partner Jon Coss. While he had acquired plenty of experience in sales within the
Figure of Speech
How body language factors into the 'glass ceiling'
He’s the boss, she’s bossy. He’s assertive, she’s domineering. He strategizes, she schemes. He’s powerful and likeable, she’s powerful or likeable.
As males rise in rank and status at work, they retain (and often increase) their perceived likeability, so they can be both powerful and likeable. The
Motherhood needn't stand in the way of promotions and pay raises
There’s a debate in workplaces about whether women who have children are subject to a professional disadvantage that other female co-workers don’t face. It’s called the motherhood penalty because mothers are said to be paid less, have fewer promotions, get smaller raises and be viewed as less
The strategy of 3
Sponsored by 3fold Communications
Three is a magic number. Yes it is. It’s a magic number.
If you’re humming the lyrics to the iconic “Schoolhouse Rock” song, then you are either over 35, a Blind Melon-Head or already in tune with the Strategy of 3.
I’m not the first, last or even the third person to embrace, practice and write
Pricing errors can result in traumatic losses. Here’s how to respond.
One morning last year, Cyberguys, a computer and tech accessories retailer, started getting a lot of calls from customers with the same question. Was the company really selling hard drives for $3?
‘Normally, we don’t,’ customer service representatives said.
As it turned out, the company’s Amazon
The high cost of turnover
If a good employee walks, it’s going to hurt your pocketbook
Budgets are tight, deadlines are looming and your prized office manager appears in front of your desk to say, “I’ve been researching salaries, and I’ve found out that I’m underpaid. The general rate for office managers here in Sacramento is around $65,000. I’m currently making $55,000. What do I
Acuity with John Wheat
John Wheat, 63, was named director of airports for the Sacramento County Airport System in April, 2013. He has been in the airport business for 30 years, including stints in Salt Lake City, Utah; and Tampa and Panama City, Fla. As system director, Wheat oversees the operation and maintenance of