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“A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.”- Brian Tracy

I introduced you to the Eastan Onboarding Framework (EOF) in 3 Stages to Onboard Successfully with the goal of providing a framework to assist individuals in onboarding…


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The increased emphasis on Digital Transformation continues to enhance/disrupt today’s business landscape (E.g. Using Amazon to order groceries, Spotify to listen to music, Uber to get across town). …


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“Planning without action is futile, action without planning is fatal.” — Cornelius Fichtner

In our last article, Know Your Company, we did a deep dive on understanding your company employing the 5C Role Onboard Framework. The 5Cs in the 5C Role Onboard Framework focus on the following areas:

  • Company (Capabilities)…

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An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. — Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric

In our last article, Clarify Your Role and Responsibilities, we defined the first stage of the Eastan Onboarding Framework (EOF) explaining…


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An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage (Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric)

Congratulations!!! It’s your first day on your new job. After updating your LinkedIn profile, it’s time to start onboarding. This is usually when your anxiety kicks…


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Recently, when discussing the importance of the supply chain to its eCommerce business to a startup I was advising, I struggled. I finally came up with a way to communicate this in as clear and easily digestible a manner as possible — LEGOs™. …


The omni-presence of digital solutions is increasing their footprint in our daily lives impacting and influencing our daily routines and activities (e.g. Waze, Mobile Pay, Podcasts). …


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“Actions speak louder than words.” If we truly desire to effect change and increase the trajectory of Black entrepreneurship, we need to hold ourselves accountable through progressive, measurable actions by:

  1. devising and employing scorecards to monitor and measure performance; and
  2. encouraging organizations that support entrepreneurs to track entrance and retention…

As the adage goes, you get more mileage teaching one to fish rather than giving them a fish. The same goes for Black entrepreneurship: If we want to achieve lasting change, it’s critical to provide the necessary resources so talent can blossom.

As a follow-up to my last post, Entrepreneuring…


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In the first post, Entrepreneuring While Black: Here’s Our Situation, I indicated that while entrepreneurial startup activity is on the rise, Black entrepreneurs still face barriers their white counterparts do not. To that end, I want to continue the series offering fact-based recommendations and guidance in the hopes of making…

Ronald Berry

Ronald Berry is an executive with global experience and success in B2B and B2C digital transformation in a variety of industries and companies.

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