How to Get a Non-Communicating Team on the Same Page

Posted Posted in Business Owner, Communication, DISC, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Motivation to Tackle Change, Strategic Thinking and Planning, Team Building

“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw It is not uncommon for a communication gap in a business environment to go on for a long time without being addressed. People are often reluctant to face a communication problem head-on, and often may not even […]

Take the Monkey off Your Back- Partnering for Success

Posted Posted in Business Owner, Communication, Leadership, Partnerships, Personal Strategic Planning & Thinking, Team Building, Visioning

It is getting harder and harder to carry the monkey on your own. The world is more complex and specialized. Finding other people to partner and conspire with not only is often more fun, but your ideas will be be better thought out and your strength will grow exponentially.

Two Fundamental Traits of Leaders Who Stand Out

Posted Posted in Business Owner, Communication, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Learning and Development, New Year Planning, Relationship Building, Strategic Thinking and Planning, Visioning

Many people aspire to becoming better leaders in their work, their community and in their own lives. No matter where you stand in terms of your leadership abilities there is room for all of us to keep growing. Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. – John Fitzgerald Kennedy This article focuses in on two of […]

Behind the Scenes- What is Really Going On?

Posted Posted in Change Management, Communication, Organizational Assessment, Strategic Thinking and Planning, Systems and Process, Time Management

“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.” William A. Foster While you may associate the word  ‘quality’ with large corporate reengineering efforts, if you are running a business, you can’t ignore the importance of […]

Don’t Leave Your Ideas to Chance- Measures for Success

Posted Posted in Business Owner, Change Management, Communication, Leadership, Measurements for Sucess, Motivation to Tackle Change, New Year Planning, Strategic Thinking and Planning

When you are motivated it can be exhilarating to dream, talk or write about a vision for the future. So why are so many good ideas abandoned along the way? Whether you are masterminding an organizational change initiative, steering your business in a new direction, or planning a career transition, the distinction between success and […]