Dirk Knemeyer

Threads of reality

Ever heard of Eric Shineski? I hadn’t either. Apparently, Eric Shineski was discredited and undermined by Donald Rumsfeld and the Bush administration for making what turned out to be accurate estimates of require U.S. troop deployment in Iraq. Today, he

People leave

Originally published on the Facio blog I’m going to turn 40 this year. Beyond symbolically being “in the middle”, it puts me square in the middle of two very different ways of looking at the work world. I grew up

Helping hires excel

Originally posted on the Facio blog Not enough attention or investment is paid to training new employees. Well-orchestrated and properly designed training is proven to increase retention. More than that, it creates alignment between the new hire and the expectations