What Return on Investment can Company Retreats Provide You?

“No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.”— Reid Hoffman, Co-founder of LinkedIn

A great company retreat has the ability to transform and renew both your company and employees. If done right, it can provide you and your company an enormous return on investment.

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Tiger’s Success and Iconic Victory at Augusta

“Never listen to other people’s expectations. You should live your life and live up to your own expectation.”-Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is undoubtedly an inspirational person. He has battled through countless injuries and surgeries. Many believed he was done and would never be able to return to a fraction of his once dominating form, let al...

Are You the Disruptor or the One Being Disrupted?

“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” - William Pollard

The term disrupt is defined as: to drastically alter, to interrupt; to change. In businesses today, industry disruption, a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is ab...

Optimization vs. Maximization; Sustainability, Fad or the Future?

“Great design is not just a solution, it is the elimination of the problem.”-M. Cobanli

2019 marks a pivotal year in the consumer realm. Regardless of what you might think of them, millennials are set to overtake the boomer-generation this year with a consumer base of 73 million individuals in the US; and a total of 2 billion worldwide. Mil...

Success and The Art Of War

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Business is the new age battlefield and surprisingly Sun Tzu’s 2500-year-old tactics can still be applied and found successful to this day. Bill Belichick, Patriots head coach, is known to have cl...

Race “With” Technology to Maintain Competitive Advantage

“Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road.”–Stewart Brand, founder of the Global Business Network

Technology does not grow in a linear fashion, it grows exponentially. As time passes, this curve becomes steeper and steeper while technology improves at an unfathomable rate. Th...

Trust in Core Values

“If you get the values and the culture right, success will happen.” –Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO

Customer loyalty is ultimately driven by the personal interactions buyers have with the people working within a particular organization. To put it simply, an organization’s culture is what drives performance.  Any given company that dominate...

New Goals for 2019

“Without commitment, you’ll never start, but more importantly, without consistency, you’ll never finish.” –Denzel Washington

January presents a unique time in people’s lives to reflect on this past year’s sweet successes, and learn from their bitter failures. Regardless of last year’s outcome, people desire to continue pushing ...

Technology – Friend or Foe?

“Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.” ~ Christian Lous Lange

I recently watched a YouTube video with Simon Sinek and Jim Kwik about how Smartphones are MAKING US STUPID and it made me think and reflect on what a powerful tool technology can be and also what a great danger it can be to our well-being. While technology ...