About Charlie Atkinson

An accomplished business leader with track record of over-achievement. For over the past 30 years he has been a hard driving business professional delivering superior results. Broad and deep experience across roles that include sales, sales training, marketing, sales management, business operations, strategic alliances and general management positions at global powerhouses such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP, Xerox, Kodak and Sharp Electronics. In addition, he has managed two successful business start-ups!

Having an Engaged and Productive Workforce Today Requires a Modern Workplace

When I started out in my journey into the business world some 35 years ago, there was so much rigidity and process rigor in everything. There were dress codes like always wearing a suit (not a sports jacket) – you were expected to wear a shirt and tie. The expectation was a minimum contribution of 8:00am to 5:00pm, working under tight management supervision and rigorous reporting of activity. Everyone had a designated desk or workspace  …>> more