Archive for January 2018

Wildfires and Wine: How Napa Valley Endures, Recovers

California’s Wine Country was in a state of emergency as more than a dozen wildfires burned through large swaths of land in Napa and Sonoma counties. The fires destroyed at least 8,000 homes, caused more than 40 fatalities, and forced residents throughout the area to evacuate. YPO members Silver Oak Cellars President David Duncan and…

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Cape Town’s Water Crisis

Murray Chabant, Director of Alula Water and YPO member, and Dinao Lerutla, CEO of Alula Water, joined CNBC Africa to discuss the role of the private sector in addressing Cape Town’s water supply crisis. Watch here The post Cape Town’s Water Crisis appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do…

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Real-Time Performance Management: From People Management to People Development

During the past five years, real-time performance management has moved from a vague alternative of the traditional end-of-year appraisal system to a growing human resource trend — a proven performance management system with real business benefits. While many companies still are experimenting with the different tools and software available, there is a clear mindset shift…

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From Russia With Trust

Entrepreneur and investment banker Alexey Goryachev has spent more than 25 years spotting and capitalizing on business opportunities from his base in Moscow, Russia. He shares his thoughts on the state of the market and the opportunities for entrepreneurs in his home country. When YPO member Alexey Goryachev entered the business world as a student in…

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Ignite Power receives USD15bn in funding for solar PV projects

YPO member and Chairman of Ignite Power discusses how his company has been awarded $15 million by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development to contribute to the installation of 500,000 off-grid solar home systems in Rwanda.Watch here The post Ignite Power receives USD15bn in funding for solar PV projects appeared first on YPO. ^Share this…

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Do You Have an Addictive Personality?

YPO member Rachel Graham is the co-founder and president of Healing Spring Ranch, a residential treatment facility for substance use disorders. She shares the risk factors that everyone should monitor to make sure behaviors don’t become problematic. Read more. The post Do You Have an Addictive Personality? appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends…

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How to Make Work a Place People Want to Go

YPO member Mike Novakoski is the CEO of Elzinga & Volkers, a construction company in Holland, Michigan, USA, that is consistently winning national awards for the quality of its workplace environment. Novakoski has created an employee-centric culture that’s made the work more compelling for employees at every level and nurtured an environment where employees feel motivated and rewarded. Novakoski shares his…

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People Really Aren’t Listening to You and Here’s Why

YPO member Bobby Jorgensen, President of Kistler Ford Sales, shares his philosophy on exactly why listening makes for good business and society. Read more. The post People Really Aren’t Listening to You and Here’s Why appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better leader,…

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