Dear Tech Leaders: Your employees are trying to tell you something. Are you listening?

If the recent headlines about Kickstarter creating a union and the global walkout at Google teach us anything, it’s that tech employees want a seat at the table that gives them a voice in strategic business decisions. They want assurances that data and intellectual property are thoughtfully managed, equitable treatment, and truly transparent leadership. 

In the tight tech labor market, and in the wake of some very challenging times in the court of public opinion, now is the time to re-evaluate your engagement efforts with employees.

Here are three things you can do to make sure your people are engaged:

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Big Brands Are Taking Big Bets on Retail

An article published this week by Business Insider indicated that more than 5,300 stores are expected to close in 2019. But while many brands continue to close stores, many others, including big names across luxury, technology and fashion, are investing in retail’s future. They’re creating experiences that are unique, personalized, customer-centric, and social-media ready. To reinvent themselves, these companies are proving that they need to transform both inside and out.

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Michelle Maksim
International Women's Day

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD) this Friday, we sat down here at Notion Consulting and had a frank talk about issues facing women in leadership roles. Read more about what our leaders shared.

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Michelle Maksim
Five Trends C-Suite Leaders Must Watch for in 2019

As the new year begins, we’re keeping an eye on some key business trends that are building momentum and depth. Leading companies continue to evolve – realigning their approach toward corporate culture, change and the marketplace, and becoming more sensitive to the need to retain high-performing employees in a tight employment market. Here are five key shifts we think will make or break businesses in 2019 and beyond.



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