May 25, 2019

Richardson Column in The Free Lance-Star

College of Business Dean Lynne Richardson

College of Business Dean Lynne Richardson

Read College of Business Dean Lynne Richardson’s latest column in The Free Lance-Star: Taking Your Foot Off the Gas Pedal.

 

Most of us have been there. The organization we work for is losing customers, patients, or students. When those who pay disappear, revenue is impacted and employee morale suffers. Perhaps a lack of customers is not the issue. Maybe expenses are out of control. Maybe it’s a combination of both. Whatever the culprit, the organization’s leadership ultimately is replaced, typically with an outsider.

Then what happens? Depending on the situation, of course, many organizations bring in what I would describe as turnaround specialists. These folks are highly motivated to address the issues, and quickly. Those who hired them have given them their marching orders. They are to right the ship. They were hired with that express purpose. Their timetable is limited to address whatever is causing the problems.

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Richardson Column in The Free Lance-Star

Lynne Richardson, Dean of the College of Business

Lynne Richardson, Dean of the College of Business

Read College of Business Dean Lynne Richardson’s latest column in The Free Lance-Star: You are Rare.

 

I recently received a note from a new friend. One of the sentences was, “You are rare.”

This caused me to pause. I cannot remember in my six decades of life anyone ever saying that exact phrase to me.

It got me thinking. Do most people think it’s a good thing to be rare? Let’s focus on the workplace. Read more.

 

 

 

Richardson: Taking Care of Employees

Richardson: Learning New Things (The Free Lance-Star)

Lynne Richardson: Adding Benefits during the Strong Economy? (The Free Lance-Star)

Richardson: Making mistakes (The Free Lance-Star)

Richardson: Filling big shoes is not an easy task (Fredericksburg.com)

Richardson: Just Say No (The Free Lance-Star)

Richardson: Strengths and Gifts (The Free Lance-Star)

Richardson: Innovate, but Stick to Your Knitting (The Free Lance-Star)