Volume 111: 25 Lessons from 25 Years, Part One

June 1, 1996 is date that Oberg and Associates “officially” opened its doors as a company. Next Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Oberg and Associates, LLC will turn 25 Years Old, and quite a lot has changed from those early days. As most of you know, I’m not an overly sentimental person, but it’s hard not … Continue reading Volume 111: 25 Lessons from 25 Years, Part One

Volume 103: Holiday Cheer and Abundance Thinking

This time of year, we hear a lot about “holiday cheer”.Decorations are up, family time and gift giving are right around the corner, and companies all over the world are creating HR nightmares by using Holiday Parties as an excuse to over-indulge around their coworkers. There’s a lot of reason to be happy and upbeat. … Continue reading Volume 103: Holiday Cheer and Abundance Thinking

Volume 99: Overcoming a Bad Reputation

The first thing I do when I get a new search from a client is call everyone I know locally. It just makes sense, right? If I can find the right person locally, it removes the need for relocation, as well as making the interview process easier. Unfortunately, a lot of the time the answer … Continue reading Volume 99: Overcoming a Bad Reputation

Volume 74: What Raising Kids Taught Me About Running a Company

People think being the boss is easy: you just collect the checks while everyone else does the work. Boy, are they wrong. It’s especially hard to leave the security of a good job to start  your own company with a toddler and a new baby at home, like I did back in 1996. Which takes … Continue reading Volume 74: What Raising Kids Taught Me About Running a Company