Are You Ready For The Homerun?

Each of us has an opportunity every day to live each moment to the fullest and make each and every interaction one that is memorable and impactful.  In order to do that … [Read more...]

Are You Leading A Great Team?

Written by:  Don Hadley Businesses are working to compete more effectively with better people and teams. However, competition is tougher now than it has been in the … [Read more...]

Spotting and Hiring an Employee for Team Fit Is About Looking Beyond Personality

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My friend Liz was worried about the future of her workplace. She was on the Quality Management Team at Gaskets, Inc. (not its real name), and the CEO wanted to expand the … [Read more...]

Introverts in Your Logistics Team: How to Improve Teamship and Communication Skills

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A local logistics company had hired a great team of very qualified drivers, engineers, and managers, but they had a problem, and that problem’s name was Dave. Dave was … [Read more...]

Cognitive Flexibility in Leadership Can Make Any NC Business As Nimble As a Small Business

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It was 4th down on the two-yard line, early in the first quarter of a September 2013 game between the struggling Carolina Panthers and the go-nowhere Giants. The choice … [Read more...]

Empowering Employees to Speak Up: Why Raleigh’s Red Hat Meritocracy Is Effective

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It should have been an easy meeting. Management at all levels agreed on the path for the new initiative. It wasn’t really a time for discussion; it was a time to … [Read more...]

Choosing Project Team Members: The Five Employees You Need on Every Team

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Kaitlyn’s company had a big contract coming up and she wanted to put the perfect team together to finish the job. As a very involved CEO, her first step seemed obvious. … [Read more...]

How to Increase Employee Engagement in the Workplace

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We recently encountered a client with a problem. They wanted to build their business with an engaged, cooperative workforce—a common goal of so many of our clients. … [Read more...]