It’s a fact that to advance our careers, lead with confidence and inspire others we have to be “on” – showing our best side, putting our best foot forward, leading from the heart etc. This is how we show others the best of what we’re capable of, but it sounds exhausting, doesn’t it?… Read More»
The traditional view of management is to drive results at all costs. Be hard on employees and they will perform. That employees’ personal lives don’t matter, as they have nothing to do with work. Yet we know today that employees’ personal and professional lives do collide. Today’s workplace environment calls for an evolved way of management and of leadership. Today’s managers need to tap into other motivators to get results and inspire the best performance from employees…. Read More»
There are so many fundamental personality differences between a professional manager and the typical entrepreneur, it’s hard to compare the two at all. A manager runs things. A founder creates things. Founders, or entrepreneurs, are much more like artists than they are like corporate executives. Which type are you? Do you have what it takes to start something from nothing, from absolute thin air? I’ve devised this short personality profile to help you decide. … Read More»
In the Shift Age, we have all become connected, globally. We can now collaborate 24 hours a day with our team, company or institution. So, in a connected world, where the speed of change is only accelerating, how can a leader best lead in a way that will keep her entity ahead of the curve, forward focused and successful?… Read More»
The best things in life continue to be free. The same can be said of business. I’m not referring to a bunch of “buy one get one free” promotions or deep discount sales events. I’m getting at the elements of business that drive superior performance at no extra cost…. Read More»
The future of work is here…not coming…HERE!
Make no mistake – what we do now will determine the very economic survival of all of today’s generations and of those to come. And…it will take all of us – from the oldest to the youngest to plan and to act differently; in other words to shift from the past to the present…. Read More»
We are honored to serve alongside other thinkers and doers who are pioneering a new way in business and leadership. Here are a few we don’t want you to miss.
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As we evolved, what separated us from Capuchin monkeys, who use stones to smash open nuts, or Chimpanzees, who use sticks to fish insects out of tree holes? Somewhere, we started making tools rather than finding them, using bones and sticks to make clubs or sharpening stones to make knives and spears. This was the birth of physical technology…. Read More»
All across the country, this year’s soon-to-be graduates are revving up to start their careers. You may be one of them. You’re already thinking about what you’ll do when get into your new position. You’re smart and energetic, and you’re eager to commit both of those attributes to moving ahead. But is that enough to succeed? Unfortunately, no. … Read More»
With all the customer communication channels available, how can a business decide the best way to deal with customer inquiries and requests? When it comes to customer service, studies show that people prefer to have a real conversation, with a real person, in real time. A recent infographic by GetVoIP, shows how 90% of customers prefer to just pick up the phone when it comes to dealing with customer service issues…. Read More»