Tackling the Talent and Skills Conundrum via Customer Advisory Boards

Posted on 07.16.2020 by in Customer Advisory Boards

Before COVID, we would often hear from business leaders about the challenges they faced surrounding talent and resources. Executives were seeking peer advice on how to invest in current employees to keep skills fresh and up to date. They wondered if new entrants in the market had the more creative, innovative skills needed. And, they wanted to understand the best way to reskill employees — through in-house training, external partners or a combination of both.

Dolly Parton and Customer Advisory Boards….Totally Relatable!

Posted on 06.4.2020 by in Customer Advisory Boards

Country music has never been my thing. New age / pop country, maybe sort of, but music by the likes of Dolly Parton did not appeal to me. Simply put, it wasn’t relatable. However, that quickly changed when our Farland Group President, Jane Hiscock, mentioned a podcast about Dolly Parton (full disclosure she wasn’t a big Dolly fan before the Podcast either).