I’m not waxing poetic about the spiritual carol. I’m talking about my 17-year-old son. Most of what is being written about this generation (1996-current, which is 23 million strong in the U.S.) is about what the heck to call them: Generation Z, Plurals, Media Gen, or iGen, which seems to be winning. I say, who […]
About Ruth Schwartz
Ruth Schwartz spent 25 years in the music industry, and built a $10 Mil distribution company called Mordam Records. Today, Ruth is an internationally certified, business leadership coach, motivational speaker and author. She owns High Performance Advocates, a management and leadership coaching company and the creator of the Fail Proof Hiring System. She is an enthusiast for working with successful entrepreneurs and business leaders who are tired of task and employee management are ready to create change.
Articles by Ruth Schwartz
I learn about all kinds of companies and industries as a consultant. Naturally I love seeing people create their unique company, new healthy habits, high-performing teams, and their vision. But I also find it truly fascinating when my learning includes product expertise. However, this story isn’t about a client. It isn’t how I vicariously learned […]
We typically think of organizational charts as a set of vertically stacked boxes that represent people and their job descriptions. Additionally, the chart illustrates who reports to whom and the hierarchy of the company. And this is generally how we think about organizations: who is the boss and what are they the boss of? I’m […]
I attended a presentation by Mary Owens at a local financial advisory firm. In her well-presented talk about the return of manufacturing to the U.S., she articulated a number of facts that got me thinking: Manufacturing was returning because North American fuel (read: natural gas) is now becoming cheaper than the combination of diesel and […]