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Alan Lewis

Blog Entries by Alan Lewis

How My Company Hires for Culture First, Skills Second

Posted April 12, 2011 | 22:43:09 (EST)

Cross-posted from Harvard Business Online

No two organizations' hiring processes are alike. No technology company hiring manager would ask a programmer applicant to teach the alphabet, but it's the first thing a school administrator might ask of a teacher. Obviously, you need different criteria to assess if people...

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Why Your Company Should Give This Year

Posted January 18, 2011 | 14:45:38 (EST)

Tis the season -- to give. At least that's what recent news suggests: more and more people are jumping on the donation bandwagon. The world's top billionaires - from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to Warren Buffet to Oprah - are coming forward one-by-one and promising their fortunes through the highly publicized...

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Getting a Grasp on the New Normal: How Change Can Boost Your Business

Posted December 15, 2010 | 13:54:30 (EST)

Today, most organizations believe they are not working as well as they used to. Their leaders blame the rapid and unpredictable changes that are going on around them. But many of them have failed to grasp one fundamental truth: change is the new constant.

To be successful in the 21st...

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