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Pixar’s Soul Searching & Personality Profiles

Pixar’s Soul Searching & Personality Profiles

It’s not every day that I find myself explaining psychological assessments to a four-year-old. Why dogs have noses and why you shouldn’t eat ice cream for breakfast, sure. But personality profiles? First, by way of context: as a father of two young girls, I have found...

Lessons Learned Over a Long Career

Lessons Learned Over a Long Career

As I retire from 35 years with Cambria – with perhaps a bit more grey hair than back in the day – I sat down recently to reflect on a key themes and insights drawn from a rewarding career in talent development. I’m happy to pass these along.

A Holiday Gift for You

A Holiday Gift for You

So, are you in the holiday spirit yet? We are coming to the end of this bizarre year of virtual work and virtual friends and trying desperately to feel the uplift of Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, and other seasonal celebrations. And it’s not easy, but there's hope in...

Leadership Agility in Uncertain Times

Leadership Agility in Uncertain Times

The idea of living in a VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity) world is nothing new – but it’s possible that ours is now VUCA on steroids, which makes the concept of leadership agility important and timely. The VUCA acronym has been used for many years...

Racial Justice: Going Beyond Just Words

Racial Justice: Going Beyond Just Words

Cambria joins with people everywhere who are responding with outrage to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis – and the deaths of many other Black men and women that have fueled the Black Lives Matter movement. We share the shock and anger that has driven...

Listening to Help Heal Raw Emotions

Listening to Help Heal Raw Emotions

Everyone at Cambria feels the deep range of emotions that have been on such obvious display across the country since the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis – including shock, sadness, anger, frustration, and more. As a firm, we believe in the fundamental...