A Case for Future Career Planning

George T. Taft

Disruptions. Unforeseen events. Misguided strategies. All of these are possible for businesses and also for careers. In 2020, we don’t have to look very far in the past to see how the best laid business and career plans can go awry due to a surprising and unpredicted event. We could […]

Cubicle Free Careers

George T. Taft

From the arrival of Dilbert in the 1980’s to the publication of blogger Pam Slim’s 2009 book, Escape From Cubicle Nation, the perils of toiling in an office cubicle have been the punch line of many jokes. Who could forget the infamous “TPS” reports in the 1999 movie Office Space; […]

5 Tips To Writing A Good Business Plan

George T. Taft

Starting up a business is an exciting time, but writing a business plan can seem daunting initially. However, being able to write a good business plan is an essential skill to have for any entrepreneur or new business looking to increase their chance of survival. 1) Identify your audience. A […]

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

George T. Taft

Business ethics is a form of applied ethics that examines just rules and principles within a commercial context; the various moral or ethical problems that can arise in a business setting; and any special duties or obligations that apply to persons who are engaged in commerce. Generally speaking, business ethics […]

Ethics’ Unwritten Rules

George T. Taft

Being ethical should be an unwritten rule, but for some reason the world we occupy needs a reminder. A written reminder. These ethical rules should not be something a company has to write down as “Rules of Ethics” In reality, there will always be that one person who will say […]

How to Improve Your Change Management Skills

George T. Taft

Change is essential in any progressive corporate organization. That is why its leaders and members need to manage that change effectively. Change management is important. It is defined as an efficient process of transforming persons from one function to another. Any enterprise for that matter needs valuable skills in change […]

Data Science: The Pinnacle of All Careers

George T. Taft

What is Data Science? The wide application of Information Technology and Computer Science has given rise to so many new fields in the corporate sector which have enormous potentials and possibilities. One of the fastest growing careers among them is Data Science, which has become extremely popular among youth because […]

Ethics of Outsourcing

George T. Taft

Many times, business organizations encounter the dilemma of ethical decision making. “If a CIO says ‘I’ve never faced an ethical issue’, they’re not living in the real world,” says Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder of the Ponemon Institute, a security and privacy research think tank based in Arizona. Though business […]