Corporate America to Small Business Start-up – A Shared Journey (HHI Blog #5)

Facilitators of Change: Facilitators of change include but are not limited to people, process and technology. People are the most important facilitator. To adapt late President John F. Kennedy’s words, change is “of the people, by the people, for the people.” Change is most successful when it directly or indirectly impacts people in a positive way. Change also is most … Read More

Corporate America to Small Business Start-up – A Shared Journey (HHI Blog #4)

Preparing For Change – Motivation and The Human Element: Change for only the sake of change is a waste of energy and other resources. Change should result in moving us past the status quo. It should also impact people in a positive, beneficial manner. People should feel better about themselves and their situation after the change than they did prior … Read More

Corporate America to Small Business Start-up – A Shared Journey (HHI Blog #3)

Preparing for Change – An Overview: Preparing for change primarily involves preparing people for change – yourself, your team and others who will be impacted. It includes identifying potential risks, evaluating them rationally and taking action to manage and mitigate those risks. Being prepared minimizes the negative impact of life’s surprises. It also builds confidence and increases your chances of … Read More

Corporate America to Small Business Start-Up – A Shared Journey (HHI Blog #1)

Introduction: A major career transition is full of opportunities and challenges. It can be exhilarating and traumatic at the same time. Transitioning from Corporate America to starting your own Small Business is even more of a mix – of daring dreams and sobering reality, of promises made and fulfillment delayed, of expecting instant wealth and discovering current expenses. I could … Read More