Category: News

Getting Started with Employee Engagement
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Getting Started with Employee Engagement

There has been a lot of focus on employee engagement in recent years and well there should be when one considers the astounding research findings such as: Lack of employee engagement costs the American economy $300B+ per year (Gallup) Companies with high levels of employee engagement enjoy a 28% increase in EPS vs. an 11.8%...

Your Story, My Story, Our Story
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Your Story, My Story, Our Story

As 2016 ends and the page of the calendar turns, we are once again, offered a fresh opportunity to begin again. But let’s not turn the page too quickly without looking back and pondering for just a minute or two on all that has been. This year, as I intentionally pause, the tug on my...

Hiring, Developing & Retaining A-Players
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Hiring, Developing & Retaining A-Players

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a large group of leaders at the Virginia Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging (VANHA) retreat in Williamsburg. My colleague David Brown, President of Cornerstone Advisors, joined me in providing insight to The Hidden Costs of Turnover and Recruiting and Retaining A-Players. A part of our...

Helping Companies, People Lead Better
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Helping Companies, People Lead Better

Work It, Richmond | January 16, 2013 Jan Bazow thinks companies that don’t reach their potential often have a leadership problem… “We try to help organizations reach their potential, and that often begins with senior leaders,” Bazow said. “Organizations want to develop leaders, but maybe a senior leadership team hasn’t always talked about its point of view.”...

Getting to know: Jan Bazow
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Getting to know: Jan Bazow

Richmond Times Dispatch | February 16, 2013 CEO and founder of the Fortis Group LLC, a Henrico County-based consulting firm focused on training programs for leaders and organizations to develop the potential to be extraordinary. Read Online

Convicted City Worker Never Told Supervisor
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Convicted City Worker Never Told Supervisor

CBS 6 | January 11, 2013 Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jan Bazow, discusses the recent recommendation by a Richmond auditor to start periodic background checks on Richmond city employees and its impact.   Visit WTVR.com