Introducing HALO

Empirical studies from the Kauffman Foundation illustrate the persistent challenges with successful early-stage investing. Seven percent of the exits achieve returns of more than ten times the money invested. It’s no surprise that early-stage investors often use gambling metaphors to describe their investments — comparing the start-up/founder relationship to that of a horse and its …

How AI Can Help Hoteliers Rethink the Hiring Process

Eleven years ago, Kerry Goyette began Aperio Consulting Group to help companies build high-performing employee cultures. She has spent her career learning what drives human behavior in the workplace and then finding ways to measure it so that she can help organizations improve. “All organizations, whether successful or not, are a product of their people,” Goyette says. …

How HR can make sense of AI

When deciding to take the plunge and install AI technology into the HR system, it’s best to always remember the human factor, says an expert. “The focus should be as much or more on the human or on the people as on the machine,” says Kerry Goyette, founder and president of Aperio Consulting Group, a …

Bryce Murray Joins Aperio as Director of Technology and Data Science

“Twenty years ago, there was no such thing as an AI expert or computer programmer in Natchez Mississippi,” says Bryce Murray, laughing. And yet that’s exactly the path Bryce ended up taking. Murray, who earned his Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a strong background in mathematics, engineering, and computer science, will soon graduate …

The 4 management styles of emotionally intelligent leaders

Given the new era of work and fluctuating economic progress, typical planning strategies that push companies toward surviving and defending themselves are no longer enough. Strategic planning promotes programmatic, analytical thinking that encourages leaders to stick to the status quo. Strategic agility on the other hand, is characterized by an entire organization regularly contributing its …