Effective Communication and Better Listening Skills

When most people think of communication, they think about talking and passing along information, advice or opinions.  Effective communication also involves actively … [Read more...]

Executive Coaching and Leadership Team Development

  The truth is there is no BEST way.  Regardless of the type of training, there is no one way to do it and one size definitely does not fit all.  Each of us has … [Read more...]

Business Meeting Itinerary and Change Management

Meetings can cost a lot of money if they are not productive.  If your manager has put you in charge of leading an upcoming meeting, ensure it goes well by using these … [Read more...]

Take Time to Assess the Quality of Your Business Meetings

  Meetings can be a powerful tool for your business. If poorly run however, they can be a tremendous waste of time and energy and actually cause more harm than … [Read more...]

Create and Cultivate Great Culture to Secure High Performance

Company culture seems to be a widely circulated term, but one that few people clearly understand. Culture is the ‘good stuff” in an organization that makes … [Read more...]

Training on Soft Skills Can Increase Productivity and Profitability

  We have found that working with teams and organizations on soft skills can be very valuable in improving team camaraderie as well as productivity and … [Read more...]

Use the Kolbe Index to Find the Best Work Styles for Your Millennial Employees

  Millennials make up a big portion of our workforce. The most recent Pew Research survey states that they make up the largest portion of our workforce. This … [Read more...]

Leading A Small But Effective Team

  We believe that great teamwork is essential to an organization. It enables businesses to achieve goals that an individual working alone cannot. Employees can … [Read more...]

Want More Productive Employees? Encourage Vacation Time with Your Corporate Culture

vacation time

When I was young, my father was a middle manager at a busy company. While the company offered a generous vacation package, employees also felt discouraged from taking all … [Read more...]

New Kid on the Block: How to Create a Positive Company Culture During Management Transitions

make your company more innovative

Sarah was enthusiastic as she started her first management role. When first offered the job, Sarah was warned regarding her new reports. They’d had a rough time with … [Read more...]