Author: Greg Andrade

What Companies Can Learn from our Renaming and Rebranding 0

What Companies Can Learn from our Renaming and Rebranding

Recently, after five years of operating under our original name—SpareHire—our company launched a new name and updated brand as Graphite. We didn’t do this because we merged with another company or we needed to...

SpareHire Is Now Graphite 0

SpareHire Is Now Graphite

We’re making a big change at SpareHire, and we want you to be the first to know about it. We’ve renamed SpareHire to better reflect who we are and what we do, and we’re...

Fast Advice for Ending Team Conflict 0

Fast Advice for Ending Team Conflict

In any organization, there are people with different personalities, talents and tendencies. This is often highly beneficial because different skills, expertise and perspectives are usually needed to tackle all the different challenges a team might...

4 Keys to Turning Data Analytics into Value 0

4 Keys to Turning Data Analytics into Value

There’s a lot of talk about big data and analytics revolutionizing and changing the way we do business, but not everyone is on the same trajectory to see its potentially profound benefits. Recent research...

How Your Best Team Member Can Be Your Weakest Link 0

How Your Best Team Member Can Be Your Weakest Link

A few years ago, Dixie Gillaspie, a consultant and business coach, was explaining the need for cross-training and process documentation when things went horribly wrong. She was addressing a medical management team and was...

The Trend Every Company is Facing: Digital Transformation 0

The Trend Every Company is Facing: Digital Transformation

It’s one of the biggest global trends in business, but “digital transformation” is more than just the latest buzzword or phrase of the day. It’s a phenomenon that’s enabling entirely new business models and...

Here’s Why Companies Really Hire Consultants 0

Here’s Why Companies Really Hire Consultants

Imagine that you’re researching a new market or investment opportunity for your firm, and you need to conduct extensive research and analysis to determine if it’s a good move. Or maybe you need to...

Potential Small Business Losses from 2018 Tax Reform 0

Potential Small Business Losses from 2018 Tax Reform

In the wake of U.S. tax reform enacted on December 22, 2017, many small businesses are facing an entirely new financial landscape for their 2018 tax filings. The new law altered corporate tax rates,...

Four Consulting Trends That Can Benefit Your Company 0

Four Consulting Trends That Can Benefit Your Company

Earlier this year, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services wrote about some major trends that are changing the ways consulting firms do business, and these trends provide crucial opportunities for client companies to get more out...

Why Some Top Business Teams Fail 0

Why Some Top Business Teams Fail

It’s a puzzling problem that many companies and investors face. You assemble a team of individuals to take on a major new initiative or transform a business, but the effort unexpectedly sputters and ends in...