The Turnaround Pope

December 30, 2015

When I read the BusinessWeek article, Amid Scandal, the Pope Sticks With Reforms, it occurred to me that Pope Francis is leading an incredibly challenging […]

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Ethical issues in turnaround engagements

October 22, 2011

Ethical issues and the Turnaround Management Association: A call to action

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Harry and David Update

March 23, 2011

There’s a very tight lid on communications from Harry and David. I don’t know what’s going on inside, but here are some things I do […]

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What does a turnaround expert DO?

February 21, 2011

I have recently been asked by reporters, “What would you do at Harry and David?” I responded with a description of the turnaround steps described […]

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Harry and David: leadership requirements

February 20, 2011

After I published the post below, it occurred to me that you might be interested in a prior post about what leadership qualities are required […]

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Harry and David: From my interview this morning….

February 16, 2011

Podcast of Renee Fellman being interviewed by Bill Meyer about Harry and David’s current predicament.

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Harry and David

February 12, 2011

You may be interested in what I had to say about Harry and David in these articles from the Portland Business Journal and the Medford, […]

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Distressed Investing + Leadership

January 25, 2011

Wednesday, I am leaving for the Distressed Investing Conference of the Turnaround Management Association and am eager to see whether presenters spend much time discussing  […]

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A retail story fit to print….

January 16, 2011

Well… after I wrote last night about my frustration with news media reporting only part of a story, my local paper, The Oregonian, ran a […]

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Restructuring of the economy

February 21, 2009

What we are experiencing is nothing less than a restructuring of the U.S. economy. In some ways, it is like the  country is in Chapter […]

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