Poor Communication Skills in the Workplace is Costly

Poor Communication costs you, both professionally and personally. One source estimates employee misunderstandings cost organizations $37 billion per year.  … [Read more...]

Google and Yale Study Shows Experientially Diverse Teams Yield Productive Chaos

hiring for team fit

When we think of efficiency, we tend to picture something mechanical like a train--a well-tuned system that chugs along, each part working in unison, creating a beast of … [Read more...]

Dean Smith Shows Why Inclusive Leadership of Diverse Teams Fosters Creativity and Flexibility

wooing key employees

Dean Smith began his long and historic coaching career at the University of North Carolina in 1961, at the tender age of 30, but already with a long history of compassion … [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...]

The Rule of 44 For Hiring “A” Players

We believe that hiring “A” players is the most important job within an organization and it can be one of the biggest challenges. To get and keep your top performers, … [Read more...]

Equal To The Love You Make: Improve Your Company Culture With Charitable Giving

There is a new trend in the workplace. Since 2007, employer sponsored charitable programs have been rising steadily, with 20% of employers offering some kind of … [Read more...]

Emerging Business Trends For 2016

At this time of year we look at the trends emerging for next year and for a few years to come. Here are a few of our observations: We have seen that teams, … [Read more...]

React Quickly: Prevent Slow Death

Running an organization is like flying an airplane, although it is not as dramatic. When an airplane has a warning light go on, the crew reacts. In business, too often … [Read more...]

Diversity Is More Than Just a Buzzword: How to Cultivate a Workplace Culture That Celebrates — Not Stifles — Employee Diversity

Hiring for diversity is an especially hot topic in the world of HR right now. But diversity in the workplace is about so much more than filling hiring quotas; having a … [Read more...]