The entrepreneur’s difference maker

The entrepreneur’s difference maker

Entrepreneurs are a diverse lot, and it can be difficult to generalize about this group of passionate change-makers. Yet a common characteristic of entrepreneurs is the belief that it is their innovation, new idea or product that sets them apart. In fact, that...
Virtual meeting best practices

Virtual meeting best practices

We talk a lot about meetings, in this blog and with our wonderful clients. 2020 has created a need for another set of best practices when it comes to meetings, as most of these interactions occur virtually these days. Here are a few practical actions you can take to...
Staying on the high road

Staying on the high road

Challenging times bring out both the very best of our human qualities – and, unfortunately, sometimes the worst. COVID-19 examples abound, from people checking in on vulnerable neighbors to those who take advantage by hoarding and selling necessities at...
Questions as a super power

Questions as a super power

Tom is a new supervisor who wants to do the right thing for his direct reports. When he¬†began his leadership journey, he thought his job was to have or find the right answers. He’s beginning to understand that his real job is enabling others to learn and grow,...
Stop ignoring conflict

Stop ignoring conflict

Howard hates conflict. He prefers to ignore disagreements among his employees and hope they’ll either disappear or be resolved without his involvement. Howard isn’t alone. In 2012,¬†Healthy Companies International surveyed 27,000 employees, asking them to...