• Carl Blanchette is a respected Independent Verification & Validation leader. After 30 years contributing to programs, primarily in health and human services, with a specialization in child support systems, he has learned many IVV lessons. Here are his top five.

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  • Data is a valued asset that can propel growth. How you collect and store it can create a risk profile you don’t fully understand—with potentially negative consequences. That’s why you need to assume you have toxic data until you can prove you can’t.

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  • Categories: Staffing, Tips, Trick, LessonsBy 3.3 min read

    Are you familiar with Ray Dalio’s Principles You? Garnet River CEO Steve Richards is most like “The Inspirer” but has attributes of “The Entertainer” and “The Impresario.” Not surprising if you know him. Read what Steve thinks about personality tests and why he values them.

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  • Categories: Tips, Trick, LessonsBy 1.8 min read

    “Over the course of his career, Michael has exhibited great leadership and has an impressive track record of helping clients grow their brands and get results,” said Steve Richards, CEO, Garnet River. “His diverse skillset and experience across a range of industries makes him a great addition to our team at a time when we’re poised for tremendous growth in our Staffing, Robotic Process Automation and Managed Outsource practices.”

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  • Categories: Tips, Trick, LessonsBy 2.4 min read

    With COVID fatigue settled it, it's easy to feel like that character from the movie network...and cast open the window and shout: "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore." It would be cathartic, certainly, but there is often strength in "taking it" and persisting with grit. And grit, paired with an open mind, can lead to some really great things.

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  • Categories: Tips, Trick, LessonsBy 1.6 min read

    In celebration of our 20 year anniversary, Garnet River CEO and board member Steve Richards reflects on 10 key lessons learned over the years.

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  • Categories: Tips, Trick, LessonsBy 2.3 min read

    It’s easy to say the workplace will never be quite the same after Covid-19. The Quarantine experience and the inevitable momentum behind technology’s drive for personalization will lead to more enlightened thinking about how to engage “human resources” for the organization. The smart organization will channel Shakespeare, look in the mirror, and find a way to be true to itself through the innovative use of technology.

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