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Secondments as a BD Strategy?

June 7, 2021

While the pandemic caused many businesses to flounder or tank, Clorox unsurprisingly saw a 500% increase in business last summer as sales of its cleaning products surged. Concerned consumers were sterilizing everything from light switches to potato chip bags. This unexpected boom in business forced the company to expand in more ways than one. To adapt to the growth, Clorox’s legal department relied more than it ever had before on a secondment program, bringing...

Deb interviewed on ‘Mind the Ceiling’

June 3, 2021

"You have that added responsibility for being at the top of your game and delivering excellence, because it's not just coming from me, but it's coming from me, as a representative of someone who's different from them."

Our fearless leader Deb Pickett was recently interviewed for Mind the Ceiling, a podcast showcasing women who have defied convention and pursued their dreams in careers spanning from aerospace, technology, philanthropy, science,...

“Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen”

June 1, 2021

By Dan Heath So often, in both our work and our personal lives, we get trapped in reaction mode. We address emergencies as they come up, but we don’t dedicate the time and attention to examining the broken systems that cause the emergencies. In other words, we wait for problems to find us downstream instead of going upstream to understand where those problems came from. For example, in 2012 an executive at the travel website Expedia realized that after booking a trip,...