Entries by Samantha

Michael wrote a book!

iBG is excited to announce the release of Michael Armeli’sBook “Integrating Culture and Operations to LIVE your brand” available for sale on Amazon September 28th. Stay tuned to our events page for details regarding launch and book signing. http://ibrandgrp.com/event-201810-book-signing/ 

Why Corporate Culture Is Becoming Even More Important

Corporate culture has arguably always been important, but it’s only become a popular point of discussion in the past 20 years or so. To some, it’s become a buzzword, losing some of its meaning due to the overabundance of content and discussions surrounding it. However, I’d argue that corporate culture was never really overblown, and is […]

Culture Matters: Transformation of Culture from the Inside Out

Many organizations today are going through a transformational process that requires thorough, frequently dramatic change in order to position the organization for sustained success. But change today is more complex and happening at a faster pace than ever before. Organizations are trying to adapt to change while also accommodating the greater speed and complexity of […]

Cultural Change that Sticks

In the early 2000s Aetna was struggling mightily on all fronts. While on the surface revenues remained strong, its rapport with customers and physicians was rapidly eroding, and its reputation was being bludgeoned by lawsuits and a national backlash against health maintenance organizations and managed care (which Aetna had championed). To boot, the company was […]

11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader

Being likeable will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life. I interviewed dozens of successful business leaders in my last book, Likeable Business, to determine what made them so likeable and their companies so successful. All of the concepts are simple, and yet, perhaps in the name of revenues or the bottom line, […]

Perspectives 3

PUBLIC SERVICES Former Illinois governor Adlai Stevenson famously quipped, “Your public servants serve you right.” This quarter we asked a set of questions to elicit how government services help, hold, or hinder middle market companies, at federal, state, and local levels.