Kimberly shares her story with the Denver Business Journal

At the beginning of 2019, Kimberly Lucas, Goldstone Partners’ Founder and Chief People Connector, was invited to join Denver Business Journal Leadership Trust–an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in the Denver area. As an invited member, Kimberly contributes articles to the DBJ website, and participates alongside fellow members in Expert Panels.…

Happy and Engaged Startup Team

How will you keep your employees engaged this year?

Thoughts on keeping your employees engaged and happy in this market Happy New Year!  We’ve roared into 2018 with a lot of momentum – that’s great news!  I am hearing that the tight labor market is absolutely having an impact on companies of all sizes and in all sectors.  Some of you may not have…

Managing Performance

No longer an annual event Naturally, I am fascinated by how businesses operate and what management styles work in certain situations.  Recently, I have focused my attention on how postindustrial age hierarchy is not working and what that means for companies who are conventional in their human capital management structure. Early in my career I…

Man standing in front of chalkboard with strong muscles flexing drawn in behind him

Strengths Finding – Redefining how we develop talent

Focus on strengths, not on weaknesses I had the opportunity to attend Gallup Accelerated Strengths training this summer. It’s something I’ve had on my wish list for a few years now and it finally bubbled to the top.  The experience far exceeded my expectations, and I’ve found myself very tuned into daily conversations in a…