Thoughts and Wisdom from the AVW Team

Looking for perspective? You've come to the right place. Take a few minutes to enjoy creative, practical, and informative advice on a variety of leadership-related topics.

Growth or the
Next Step to
Big Failure?

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One Vision
One Voice
Unlimited Success

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Are you Focused?
Sometimes we notice that our clients are not paying enough attention to right now.

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Lessons From an
Ultramarathon

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Reading Financial Data
like the
PROS

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Recent Articles

Business Coaching for Effective Communication

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Communication is key in any organization, and employing the right communication strategies allows your team to focus on what they do best.  Ensuring that the right … [Read more...]

Poor Communication Skills in the Workplace is Costly

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

Business Meeting Itinerary and Change Management

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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...]

Workplace Safety Topics for Skeptical Managers

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When my brother-in-law started applying for jobs in our home town, everyone had advice and recommendations. “I know someone at the car factory!” “Don’t forget the … [Read more...]

Preserving Your Organizational Culture During Company Growth

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I’d been a dedicated customer of a local food company from the day they opened. Lily had started out as a small-scale gardener and baker, selling her vegetables and … [Read more...]

Recent Videos

Training on Soft Skills Can Increase Productivity and Profitability

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  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...]

Continually Improve Your Leadership Capabilities

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  As a leader you must continually build your techniques, capabilities and habits. You need to be able to evaluate honestly where you are, what strengths you have … [Read more...]

Leading A Small But Effective Team

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  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...]

Are You Carrying a Lazy Man’s Load?

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  In the day to day operation of a business, at times you may find that there are tasks that need to be done that aren’t complicated but they are necessary. You … [Read more...]

Emerging Business Trends For 2016

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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...]