Category Archives: Organizational Performance

IT IS What IT IS: A Planning Approach

As I was preparing a presentation to fellow small businesses for the Greater Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky African-American Chamber of Commerce, I was reviewing the strategies that C H Smith & Associates has deployed with various clients and in its own … Continue reading

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How the North Pole Works

For the holiday season, enjoy this story explaining how Santa “makes good things happen” … Christmas time was nearing, and Mae had been a very good girl this year. Mae discussed her Christmas wish list with her mother. “Mommy, will … Continue reading

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Face the Facts, But Keep the Faith

As Hurricane Isaac hit the Gulf Coast this week on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the resulting failed levees, I reflect on a powerful lesson I learned about human character and organizational development in 2005 when I was … Continue reading

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