Can you recall the last time you made it through a day without reliance on a technological device? Society has become dependent on its smart phones and tablets – myself included. The internet has replaced encyclopedias, dictionaries, and catalogs. Digital media has replaced the CD and DVD. Everyday, businesses rely on technology more and more...Continue reading
This seems like a relatively straightforward question, and it very well could be. If you want to convey a message in a visual sense, you use words and images and a certain style of illustration or photography to set yourself apart from the competition. Problem solved, end of story…right? Well, not so much. Current trends place...Continue reading
Having strong leaders at the top is integral to success, but it is not enough. A great coach can only do so much. On a sports team you also need great captains and self motivated teammates....
Learning to lead is not easy and it won’t happen overnight. It requires a keen focus and an intentional approach to development. A strong leader raises the level of those around them and directly impacts the success of the whole organization in the process....
When organizations want to grow, where should they really be focusing their resources in order to achieve their goals? If you are in the middle of attempting to aggressively grow your organization, make sure you spend as much time thinking about evolving HOW you are generating demand as you are on WHAT your are...Continue reading
Are your employees engaged? Are they committed to your organization? Are they ready, willing and able to perform in a manner that is required for growing your organization? We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. They can be, as long as your leaders have the right...Continue reading
Analysis Paralysis – The condition of being unable to make a decision due to the availability of TOO MUCH INFORMATION that must be processed in order to be actionable. Last week I wrote a response to an interesting post that Entrepreneur.com released titled “Stopping Employees From Jumping Ship is Easier Than You Think”. In short, the...Continue reading
Entrepreneur.com released an interesting article and associated Infographic this week titled Stopping Employees From Jumping Ship is Easier Than You Think. It’s not just a catchy title, it provides some interesting facts and poses some interesting questions regarding managers’ roles in employee engagement. With that said, the question that companies have been trying to...Continue reading
At a recent networking event that I attended, I observed a very common situation unfold in a normal conversation. During an initial introduction the most simple of questions was asked… What do you do? What ensued was an awkward attempt by the individual to give a clear and concise response to what is a...Continue reading