“Fomite” is a medical term that refers to inanimate objections that can carry infectious agents to a new host.  The concept of a fomite in the medical context is a valuable concept that can be applied in management, human resources, and employment context.  It is critical for companies and managers to apply the lessons from

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about whether entrepreneurs are born or if they are made over time.  I enjoy working with entrepreneurs; I love their spirit, drive, and persistence, even when the odds are stacked against them.  The perennial question will likely be debated for many years to come, but here are five qualities

The process of separating an employee from a company must be clearly set out and planned in advance.  I recommend developing a separation checklist so that all of the company’s policies are followed, as well as any applicable laws that pertain to the employer and their industry.  This article is the fourth article in my

Recently I had the honor of moderating a panel discussion on issues facing restaurant operators in California.  The panelists were Joseph Pitruzelli owner of Wurstküche, Francis Drelling General Counsel at Specialty Restaurants Corporation, Naz Moin former director of Human Resources at PizzaRev, and Madelyn Alfano owner of Maria’s Italian Kitchen.   

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