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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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...

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 ...

Make Yourself Heard

“Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.” - Scott Fitzgerald

In the business world, making yourself heard among coworkers is essential for creating and maintaining a happy and healthy career. While some of us find this skill simple, others struggle to accomplish such communication skills. Take the time to understand ...

Busy vs. Productive

“Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions” ~ John Randolph

When life seems to pile up with long to-do lists, we can sometimes lose track of the difference between being busy and productive. Whether focusing on improving company culture or just seeking to give yourself a personal boost, learning wha...

Committing to a New Year’s Resolution

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

New Year’s resolutions often follow periods of indulgence and schedule changes. Making a commitment to a resolution for long-term change can be a difficult goal to achieve. Research has shown that less than 10% of people successf...