• 4 behaviors to infuse your culture with trust—and fast

    Trust is a concept most companies tout as one of their core values. The word trust sounds good at the annual employee retreat; it looks great on a plaque and it seems like a no-brainer when you read it on the back of a brochure. In reality, it’s often just a B.S. buzzword. Oh sure, […]

    Amy K December 1, 2020
  • Promoting your passion(s)

    “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” — Charles Dickens   The first time I stepped off the plane in Ethiopia, I suddenly and dramatically realized the world was a lot different than I had thought during my first 36 years on this earth. That might sound obvious, but for […]

    Justin Ahrens November 10, 2020
  • Four strategies to help you manage self-doubt

    When Akio Morita, then chairman of Sony, proposed manufacturing a tape player that did not record, he was met with a tremendous amount of resistance. His critics questioned why someone would purchase a recorder that did not record. Sony was known for tape recorders that recorded and played. Despite the heavy criticism, Morita pushed ahead. […]

    David Chinsky November 2, 2020
  • Here and Now

    Execution is everything. Michael Canic, PhD, urges leaders to get up and make their plans happen in his new book “Ruthless Consistency.” He lives by this as the president of Making Strategy Happen, a consultancy which helps committed leaders turn ambition into strategy, and strategy into reality. He spent the last 25 years consulting with […]

    Michael Canic October 27, 2020