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Category Archives: Focus
Talent & Team

October 26, 2017

By Michael Tatham, President, The Tatham Group. During a conversation with Mike Clement, Managing director of Strait Insights, we discussed the topic of talent and team. There is a new generation of highly capable young leaders moving into prominent senior positions. Are you fast-tracking leadership capability for the present culture or this future one? Mike […]

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Are You A Committed Leader?

January 31, 2016

By Laurie Clarke, Chief Operating Officer There’s a difference between interest and commitment.  When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it is convenient.  When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.  – Kenneth Blanchard   When a company hires The Tatham Group I am sure of at least one […]

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How Do You Measure Success?

September 4, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Can there be negative consequences when a process measure migrates into being an output measure? A Tatham trainee asked this question recently, and we thought it was a good one. When we get excited about the usefulness of a measure, do we have a tendency to overuse it? […]

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Relationship Turnaround: One Family Success in Business

April 29, 2013

Small to medium sized businesses fuel the economy.  Many are family-owned and run. Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot of stories about these companies in various stages of transferring the business to the next generation. The common thread through all of them is that the leaders bring history and a deeper level of intimacy to […]

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1265 Hours Available To Reach Your Goals – How Will You Use Them?

July 3, 2012

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group I had a wonderful Canada Day long weekend complete with a waterfront festival, outdoor activities, relaxing by the pool, ice cream, ice cream and more ice cream! While doing our best to enjoy the moment, I couldn’t help beginning to feel bogged down by they impending amount of […]

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Change or Die: A Cautionary Tale

March 13, 2012

By John Munce, Relationship Executive, The Tatham Group My friend Sam’s heart attack laid him low enough that he actually listened to the doctor.  The words were simple.  Change how you live or expect to die before age 50.  He grabbed the whole program and the result was dramatic.  I call that the health bankruptcy […]

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A Marketers Approach to Retention: Part 3

February 27, 2012

By Lorrie Henry – Strategic Marketing and Retention Consultant – led marketing and/or retention efforts at three of the top five national banks after an earlier career path at three leading consumer package goods (CPG) marketing companies. Last entry I talked about the marketer’s holistic view of retention addressing actions to the entire customer lifecycle, […]

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A Marketers Approach to Retention: Part 1

February 13, 2012

By Lorrie Henry – Strategic Marketing and Retention Consultant – led marketing and/or retention efforts at three of the top five national banks after an earlier career path at three leading consumer package goods (CPG) marketing companies. My colleague Lorrie Henry describes herself as someone who provides strategic marketing solutions.  And she does.  Her ability […]

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Three Little Questions For Big Results

January 23, 2012

By John Munce, Relationship Executive, The Tatham Group  Tommy is a buddy who makes the same resolution each New Year for the last 15 years: eat less and exercise more.  He makes a big plan and sometimes plans to sign up for the YMCA. By the 9th of January he has fallen off his commitment […]

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Bridging The Gap Between Goals And Accomplishment

January 16, 2012

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group As another new year begins we are often met with mixed emotions.  Excitement as the ball dropping represents a clean slate – a fresh start!  And usually equally present is nervousness – what if I don’t follow-through on my resolutions again this year?  What will make this year […]

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