Letting failure go

Letting failure go

You’ve made an error, a project has failed or another problem has reared its ugly head again. Is your first impulse to learn from it and move on, or do you habitually perseverate over your missteps? There is a benefit to spending some time on the root causes of...
Make fear your friend

Make fear your friend

Economic uncertainty. Health concerns. Isolation. There are plenty of things to fear in the midst of a pandemic. How can fear hurt your leadership? Can fear be transformed into an amplifier for good? In our latest book, “What Great Teams Do Great: How Ordinary...
Bottle your 2020 secret sauce

Bottle your 2020 secret sauce

For many people, 2020 brought challenges that were unprecedented and relentless. The global pandemic, economic, educational and health inequalities, police brutality and political upheaval created a stew of anxiety, uncertainty and often great pain and loss. Much of...
Sustaining hope in tough times

Sustaining hope in tough times

Those of us in the United States began our pandemic journey in March of 2020. Here we are in 2021, and we continue to be socially distanced (or arguing about its necessity) and awaiting the disbursement of the vaccine (or arguing about its safety). Life is far from...
Crisis: The six-month wall

Crisis: The six-month wall

Our author today is Kassie Hauenstein. She is on the marketing team at SalesPage Technologies and is a tour guide for West Michigan Beer Tours. Kassie is finishing her MBA at Western Michigan University and hopes to apply creative problem solving skills and a...