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Working ON your Business Vs. Working IN your Business

Michael E. Gerber, an author and business expert once said, “If your business depends on you, you don’t own a business – you have a job. And it’s the worst job in the world because you’re working for a lunatic!” So many business owners get burnt out fast when opening a new enterprise, be…

Teaching Teams New Tricks

While watching the U.S. Olympic trials, it struck me how much time and energy each athlete must put into their discipline to reach that level of success necessary to reach the Olympic level of performance. Whether a single sport or a team endeavor, the skills, knowledge, and experience feel daunting…

The Dark Side of Leadership: The Effects of Bad Leadership on Team Dynamics

We can all recognize the ‘dark side’ of leadership. Yelling, ranting, autocratic, micro manager who is never satisfied and never provides feedback unless it is negative. These volatile, destructive “Leaders” don’t do any leading except to serve as examples of what not to do, and team membe…

Where is Waldo? Finding the Best Talent

Sometimes hiring can seem like an exercise in “Where’s Waldo”. Searching through mounds of resumes. Completing phone screenings. Scheduling interviews for the top choices, all to find out they have already taken another job or simply don’t show up for the interview. You think you found the r…

Team Starts with Trust

Before you can build an effective and productive team, you need to build trust within your organization from top to bottom. There is no room in today’s business climate for hidden agendas or a secretive environment. Trust is fragile and it’s hard to build a foundation within an organization unle…

Team Isn’t a 4-letter Word

Most of us cringe when we hear there is an upcoming teambuilding, morale improvement, employee engagement, and team productivity workshop that we are expected to attend. Why are we so turned off? What is it about team dynamics that challenge many of us? Why does the idea of working on teambuilding c…

Pay it Forward. Ways A Business Can Give Back.

Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Corporate philanthropy has never been more important. Since the pandemic started, nonprofit organizations have seen their monthly donations drop and the loss of volunteers has crippled the deliver…

Will Talking About the Problems Help Change the World?

Will Talking About the Problems Help Change the World? We currently live in a world that has been upended by the fear of Covid and a host of other problems. Every time we turn on the TV or listen to the radio, we learn about another problem that we may or may not have known […]

Justice, Equity and Fairness. How Business can Improve Employee Morale.

We throw the words justice, ethics, fairness, and equity around in business all the time. Many believe these words have similar meanings and that they can be applied with the same scale of measurement in both business life and public life. It is important to define each word and clearly align them w…

5 Ways to Build Trust in Your Business

As businesses reopen and ramp up operations in a Post-Covid environment, they will be anxious to move quickly and it could leave employees feeling a bit shell-shocked. An organization that isn’t focused on employee-centric policies could find their comeback facing major obstacles. In a Harvard Bus…