Lessons from a Groundhog

Lessons from a Groundhog

by Deb Cummins, Vice-President February 2nd. Groundhog Day. In honor of one of our team members, an official ambassador from Punxsutawney, let’s consider the leadership lessons we can glean from this holiday first celebrated in 1887. The folklore positions the...
Managing Across the Seas – A Balancing Act: Part III

Managing Across the Seas – A Balancing Act: Part III

By Dr. Dirk Frese, Director Marketing and Sales at JULABO USA Inc., Allentown PA This is the final installment of the blog mini-series about foreign business cultures and leadership. This week’s focus is Asia with a special emphasis on China. Once more, I stress to...
Ladies Lunch with Frances

Ladies Lunch with Frances

by Deb Cummins, Vice-President, Northstar Team Development Pioneer. American icon. Legend. This week I found myself in the presence of greatness. What follows is a glimpse of what I will remember as Ladies Lunch with Frances, an opportunity to engage with two...
Resolutions Redesigned

Resolutions Redesigned

Written By Deb Cummins, Vice-President, Northstar Team Development Here we are. New Year’s Eve. I have to admit that I have never been a fan of the holiday. It seems almost cliché to write about New Year’s  and the cultural phenomenon of making resolutions. From a...
Managing Across the Seas – A Balancing Act Part II

Managing Across the Seas – A Balancing Act Part II

By guest blogger; Dr. Dirk Frese, Director Marketing and Sales at JULABO USA Inc., Allentown PA   In continuation of my first blog about Western Europe (http://northstarteamdevelopment.com/899/blog/managing-across-the-seas-a-balancing-act/)l let’s now focus on us...