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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Throughout history, there are stories of inspirational women who demonstrated reliance, strength, and courage. Today on International Women’s Day, lets celebrate some women in business that have paved the way for so many. Entrepreneurship can be a difficult road but for women it is even more chall…

Passion vs. Stress. It’s a Vision Quest.

We all know someone who works long hours, is committed to their work, and finds great joy in what they do. The people we label passionate. We also know people that work late, are fully committed to what they do, but find no joy in what they do. These people we label stressed. It is […]

Keeping a Lid on Workplace Drama

All the world’s a stage, but your office is a place of business. “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances…” (William Shakespeare) At work however, sometimes the DRAMA can stop your production in its tracks. Over t…

Turn Your Business into a “Target Run”

Most people are familiar with the phrase “Going on a Target Run!” Whether pre-pandemic and through the COVID shopping restrictions, the one constant for my family has been the ‘Target Run’. This repetitive journey to the same retail outlet is a great example of how a business has successfull…

Connecting the Dots: Creating Rituals to Enhance Team Dynamics

In the early part of the 2000s Nextel launched cellphones that also served as Walkie-Talkies. The technology was new and demonstrated how communication was changing before our very eyes. I recently landed on one of their old TV commercials that made me think about how remote teams face similar chall…

Time to Bounce Back…

As the pandemic lingers and continues to alter lives on a global scale, and the economic conditions facing business owners continues uncertain, it is important to revisit the power of resiliency. This valuable human attribute has helped people worldwide overcome bleak conditions and has helped many …

Making Sales Ring

In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell uttered these famous words into a device of his invention, “Mr. Watson, come here. I want you.” While not the most compelling conversation, it will go down in history as the first every telephone call ever made. This ground-breaking invention would change human comm…

Own It. And Pass it On.

As a businessperson, manager, executive, or entrepreneur you have likely heard of the word ownership. This word has various definitions, and many throw the word around. The actual concept and behavior never really permeate an organization. Let me share a personal experience that I believe demonstrat…

Build a Business with a Heart.

In the age of digital communication, automation and AI, the human touch is lost. The customer experience is being left to standardized email responses, scripted virtual assistance, and programmed chat bots. Talking to a ‘real person’ has become a novelty and the personal touch is fliting. Busine…

When Plans Crash and Burn: Surviving Business Disruption

You start your day with a clear plan. You have a clear picture of what you want to accomplish for the day. You have established a set of action plans and have ensured you have personnel to execute the plan. Your day starts out completely normal and you are feeling a sense of purpose and […]