the red report.

  • 09 12
    2018

    Help, I Made a Bad Hire! Advice from Executives on Making the Best of a Bad Situation

    What do you do when you have hired someone who, once on board, is not a good hire? No one intends to make bad hiring decisions but for a variety of reasons, they happen. Think Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde.

    We interviewed a number of leaders and, interestingly, most offered the same advice. Within three to six months—and sometimes much sooner, they agreed—you will know if you have made a bad hire. Their recommendation ...

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  • 09 06
    2018

    The Road Warrior’s Survival Guide to Business Travel

    In the past 25 years, I figure I’ve averaged about 150,000 miles of air travel a year. This year alone, I’ve hoovered up 200,000 miles, and I still have four months to go! How did this happen? I’ll tell you: Three trips a week usually from San Francisco to New York, Washington, Chicago or Houston, though I do fit in the odd trip to Salt Lake City; Dallas, Texas; or ...

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  • 08 29
    2018

    The Role of the C-Suite in Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

    Mental health has become a topic of increasing importance in the workplace. An issue that many avoided has now stepped into the limelight as companies such as TD Bank, Unilever and Barclays publicly prioritize mental health and wellness programs. High-profile cases of untreated mental illness, such as the tragic deaths of creative talents Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, shocked fans and the business world alike, and reminded us that mental illness draws no distinctions between ...

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  • 07 25
    2018

    A Year of New: Reflections on Transition

    Margaret Anderson, having successfully served as executive director for many years of FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, was recruited to Deloitte Consulting last year. In her new role, Margaret works across the federal health, nonprofit and the health care and life science sectors to help advance improved outcomes for patients. Changing positions after a long tenure with one organization offers many lessons, challenges and opportunities. Here, Margaret shares what she has learned in ...

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