Business Management
Leadership and Friendships at Work

Leadership and Friendships at Work

“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names” - Confucius We often call our colleagues "friends" – are they really? Accurately naming your work relationships can be challenging. The article “Friend, Foe, Ally, Adversary… or Something Else”? by...

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Leading Through Technology

Leading Through Technology

“It’s connections to other human beings — real-life connections, not digital ones — that nourish us and make us feel like we count.” — Nancy Colier, The Power of Off Imagine you are deep in thought or having a meaningful conversation and suddenly you hear… Ping!...

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Crisis Leadership – Strength & Grace

Crisis Leadership – Strength & Grace

“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” – Abraham Lincoln Lincoln would never have dreamed of a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. However, he...

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2020: What is Your Enter and Exit Strategy?

2020: What is Your Enter and Exit Strategy?

No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.” - George Washington Carver Dr. Carver is correct – we are all passing through life. His words inspire us to...

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Work – A Thing or Place?

Work – A Thing or Place?

“We need to de-parent, de-gender, and de-age the perception of the flexible worker.” — Cali Williams, CEO Flex+Strategy Group What if we could work when, how, and where we want? Work could fit seamlessly into our daily schedule. Life would be so much easier. Here is...

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We Need To Talk: Healthy Conversations at Work

We Need To Talk: Healthy Conversations at Work

“The great enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it. We have talked enough; but we have not listened.” William Whyte Leaders are expected to be good communicators – we are hired, trained, and rewarded to effectively send and receive information. Our goal...

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Your Relationships at Work – Are They Working?

Your Relationships at Work – Are They Working?

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success” - Edward Everett Hale Scorecards. Dashboards. Thanks to metrics, we know if our business results are working. What about our work relationships? My experience is working...

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