Tag: layoffs

Cliff Farrah on the Manage Smarter podcast from SalesFuel

Manage Smarter 121: Coronavirus — Eliminating Struggling Competitors

Cliff Farrah is President and CEO The Beacon Group, Farrah has spent more than 25 years advising clients on organic and inorganic growth strategies and tactics in Healthcare, Technology, Industrial, Energy and Defense marketplaces. In this episode, we discuss: How the pandemic accelerates your comp set; How to choose which competitor to overtake; Near and long-term market disruption considerations; How to identify who in your market is still spending money; and How amid to right-size your organization.

Patti Temple Rocks on the Manage Smarter podcast from SalesFuel

Manage Smarter 120: Coronavirus, Layoffs and Older Workers

Patti Temple Rocks is the author of the book called "I'm Not Done: It's Time to Talk About Ageism in the Workplace." She is also a senior partner at a marketing agency in Chicago. In this episode, we discuss: Why mature workers are the last ones you should consider cutting; Conversations to have with older workers in choosing furloughs, layoffs and payroll reductions; Signs a company doesn’t value older workers; and How late career workers can increase their value amid COVID-19.

Jonathan Slain on the Manage Smarter podcast from SalesFuel

Manage Smarter 117: Preparing for the Coronavirus Recession

Jonathan Slain is author of “Rock the Recession: How Successful Leaders Prepare For, Thrive During, and Create Wealth After Downturns.” In this episode, we discuss: What kind of recession we are currently in; How to measure your “Recession Readiness”; How to organize a tier system for furloughs or layoffs; and Opportunities that can occur in difficult economic times.

Tom Peters on the Manage Smarter podcast from SalesFuel

Manage Smarter 115: Coronavirus — Walk Around Managing When You Can't Walk Around

In this episode, we address management arising from the coronavirus pandemic with the iconic Tom Peters. Tom is the author of The Excellence Dividend and co-author of In Search of Excellence — the book that changed the way the world does business. In this episode, we discuss: Tom's strong opinions on CEOs currently laying off thousands of employees during this crisis; What is business responsibility in this Coronavirus epidemic?; How to “Manage By Walking Around" when everyone is working from home; and
Why leaders need to ramp up intimacy, kindness and thoughtfulness during this time.