The big news in 2017 was the stock market, consumer confidence and the economy in general: Tax reform, wage growth, reduced regulations and the strength of our nation could keep this robust economy going and dramatically enhance it.
What will leadership look like this year? It's not always the same each year; Yes, leadership books might provide the same basics of leadership skills and yes, leading by example is a great foundation, but today I am exploring the combination of mentoring, coaching, leading and managing in 2018.
Each December, we come out with my trends for the following year. Last year we led with Artifical Intelligence and Robotics. In May, 2017, we hired our first robot as Employee #25 at our Fairfield Inn & Suites.
If you are considering a management company because you feel you are not keeping up with the nuances of distribution channel management, human resource management, digital marketing, accounting and the changes in the industry that have driven us from art to science like revenue management, you are not alone.