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Guest on The Family Biz Show

August 7, 2021

Recently I was invited by Michael Palumbos to be a guest on The Family Biz Show.  The topic?  “Psychological and Practical Pitfalls in Family Business […]

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Most recent Business Journal Column

August 7, 2021

As I have mentioned before, I do not “blog” as frequently since I began writing a national Business Journal Column.  Here are links to my […]

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Business advice in the face of Covid-19

June 4, 2020

As you can see, since I began writing a national column for the Business Journals, I have not posted articles here very often, but I […]

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Renee’s Rule™: Show your appreciation.

February 6, 2019

If you know me well, you know that I frequently send emails to people I do not know (journalists, elected and appointed public officials, prominent […]

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Fahrenheit 451

October 14, 2018

Fahrenheit 451 is as thought-provoking today as when it was first published.

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Renee’s Rule™: Cost Cutting Can Reduce Revenues

April 29, 2018

In the photo below are plastic bags used in the produce departments at WINCO (employee-owned, discount grocery chain) and Fred Meyer (Kroger-owned).  The larger bag […]

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Should employees buy the company?

January 9, 2017

Here is a link to my recent Business Journal column, Should Employees Buy the Company? If you have time to read it, please let me know […]

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Fellman’s Candidate Selection Matrix™

February 17, 2016

At a time when the election cycle is too long, and the media spends too much of its time providing poll results, rumors, tweets and […]

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Renee’s Rule™ – Results! Results!! Results!!!

July 26, 2015

When hiring consultants, be sure to ask: “What results were achieved because of her/his work?”

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The key qualifications for a CEO

January 11, 2015

Leadership: More important than “industry experience”

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