Blog

  • Jun 2 2019
    Being available within the business community

    By Brian DeLucia Why do I make myself available within the business community? It is very simple. It is about connective leadership. We have the resources and track record to get things done that create better places to live and work; elevate good people and businesses that have scalability beyond the level they plateaued within;  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    Historical trends among old brands is out the window

    By Brian DeLucia This is further evidence of a few observations I continue to discuss. When you read this article, I believe you will agree there is not excuse for lack of oversight. We cannot rely on historical brands and historical trends any longer. As business leaders, we need to get involved in the microlevel  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    Culture is the great differentiator

    By Brian DeLucia While talent drives a team far…culture is a significant factor that differentiates everything. I believe it centers around how people communicate with each other. Had some talented people come through my circles, but they couldn’t communicate, or they lacked empathy. Those people typically do not sustain within my ecosystem. If they draw  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    Small Business Week – It’s serving the community

    By Brian DeLucia As we kick off National Small Business Week, I thought I would pass along a survey compiled by HP that revealed some interesting passions behind founding their businesses. It is not about money for most. It is about service and contribution to the communities they serve. Please not only support small businesses  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    Inclusive and tailored team success

    By Brian DeLucia Here is what a lot of employers get wrong. They all want to build success, but many of them do it at the expense of their team. Let’s work on a new gameplan. The members of your team have their own ambitions and needs. We need to be aware of that and  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    Investors lack trust in business leadership

    By Brian DeLucia I read a report shared by Korn Ferry that states 67% of investors do not believe in the leadership talent within the business community and its ability to address emerging challenges, decision making, and motivating people effectively. This is embarrassing. The technical side of business is hard enough, but we should have  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    Dollar General takes on affordability crisis

    By Brian DeLucia I am really impressed by Dollar General. I am normally concerned when retailers are creating too much saturation within the market, but I believe Dollar General has done an excellent with site selections and truly targeting a large majority of population that is experiencing an affordability crisis. There are two philosophies to  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    What the college admission scandals reveals about changing society

    By Brian DeLucia The exposure of the college entrance scandal is one example of how the world is changing and how there is so much misalignment in the world today. The whole ecosystem of paying your son or daughter’s way into the world is quickly fading away. The marketplace does not recognize that Little Johnnie  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    A debt crisis that creates mental health challenges

    By Brian DeLucia Interesting article in the New York Times about the controversy over Medallion Loans in New York City and other cities around the United States. Just like we saw in the residential mortgage crisis in the previous decade, a lot of impulsive borrowers and those who did not understand the loan product they signed  Read more ➝

  • Jun 2 2019
    You work for your team

    By Brian DeLucia Great Article. Very Underrated. As a leader, you work for your team, not the other way around. I am known to be tough on people, but very supportive in getting people mentally in the right position to compete to their next level within the framework of what is important to them in  Read more ➝