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Author Archives: Lori Collins
It was not business as usual last week in New York City. My ride in from LaGuardia took 2 hours and streets were blocked throughout the city for global diplomats attending the UN General Assembly. Climate Week was just a part … Continue reading
Everyone knows their credit score, right? Companies like Credit Karma and LendingTree have popularized the mundane metric, making it mainstream for most Americans. In fact, according to iSpot.TV, Credit Karma has aired 13,299 ads in just the last 30 days! … Continue reading
When I did my case study research on why Fortune 500 companies set climate targets, the feedback I heard was counter-intuitive. I was told investors were not an influence on environmental goals – that would be micromanaging. I heard that … Continue reading
Most entrepreneurs are well aware of the benefits of courting and engaging strong business and technical advisers. Then why is it that founders often fail to attract the best talent for their outside team? Often short-sightedness and lack of willingness … Continue reading
Hugh McColl has been speaking on leadership for over 40 years, and it never gets old. A few years ago he spoke at the Entrepreneurial Leadership Circle at Queens University, which hosted an evening with Mr. McColl, former CEO of Bank of America. His … Continue reading
The mission of Collins Climate Consulting is to help companies meet the challenges of climate change to gain competitive advantage and meet stakeholder expectations. Climate change is a global issue that brought together 195 nations in 2015 to sign the COP21 … Continue reading
A few years ago I had the pleasure to meet a huge crowd of women and fellow mentors for the Charlotte Business Journal’s first BizWomen Mentoring Monday. Along with 9,000 women in 40 other cities, more than 300 women in Charlotte … Continue reading
According to a survey of CEOs*, creativity is the most important leadership quality for success in business. Whether you are stuck on how to get your product distributed, attract investors, tell your story or fend off encroaching competition, a little … Continue reading
Walking through my Dilworth neighborhood, I often lament the demise of one gorgeous tree after another, as these statuesque beauties meet their master in a chip grinder. So I was delighted to learn that TreesCharlotte Foundation has formed to save Charlotte’s … Continue reading