Retooling Leadership For Crisis

“In crisis management, be quick with the facts, slow with the blame.”

- Leonard Saffir, Author

In times of crises and disarray, leadership is of the utmost importance. But how exactly do you pivot from your typical leadership practices in such trying times? Is it just about staying consistent and strong? Or should certain new strategies be...

Addressing Communication Issues

“Communication works for those who work at it.”

- John Powell, Film Composer

With many people and businesses shifting to working remotely or other alternative modes of business, it isn’t a surprise that a few issues have arisen. Due to the nature of working remotely, it seems many of these issues stem from insufficient communication or s...

Benefits of Working Remotely

“What you don’t do determines what you can do.”

-Tim Ferriss, American Entrepreneur

With the recent pandemic outbreak, people throughout the world have contemplated working remotely, away from the office. But even before the current climate had urged many to begin working from home, working remotely has been trending more and more as a ...

How Journaling Can Improve Leadership

“Before you become a leader, success is all about growing yourself. After you become a leader success is all about growing others.”

 - Jack Welch, CEO, General Electric

It’s been well known that a focus on self-reflection often results in positive self-improvement. This sort of reflection can mean different things for different people. ...

The Value of Storytelling in Business

“The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. The storyteller sets the vision, values and agenda of an entire generation that is to come.”

- Steve Jobs

There are a multitude of qualities that define successful leadership, but perhaps one of the more important aspects of an impactful leader is the ability to keep others engage...

Cultivating System-Wide Accountability

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”

- Henry Ford

As a leader, a strong sense of personal accountability is a must. A primary component of leadership is the ability to influence and garner respect with those you lead. Without accountability, a leader cannot build the trust necessary to achieve ...

Eliminating Distractions

“It’s only by saying “No” that you can concentrate on the things that are really important.”

- Steve Jobs

Daily distractions seem to come in infinite forms nowadays. More and more, the average working individual is spending their time looking from one screen to another. The very tools that are required for business and communication...

The Importance of Community Interaction

“Companies and leaders are role models - not just with the business community - but in the broader world.”

- Chip Conley

There are numerous ways to get your company more involved with the community but knowing where to start can be difficult to some. Thankfully, in the modern age community involvement is easier now than ever. Not only is ...

Tips for More Productive Meetings

“You have a meeting to make a decision, not to decide on the question.”

- Bill Gates

Business meetings for many can be one of the least appealing aspects of day to day business activity. The often unstructured, seemingly never-ending meetings that many experiences on a regular basis is creating more and more beliefs that meetings should b...

Taking Your Business in A New Direction

“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth."

- John F Kennedy

There are a number of telltale signs that may let you know it’s time to take your business in a new direction. However, deciding to pivot your business in one way or another can seem daunting, so it’s natural for many of us to avoid these signs and operate at

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