“Grow and Give” – The Key to a Long and Fulfilling Life

One thing is clear: we live in a VUCA world filled with Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. It can seem daunting at times, and even cause paralysis in the face of constant obstacles. But there is a “get out of jail” card. Based on in-depth longitudinal research and indisputable scientific … More

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Optimize Team Performance & Collaboration

Time and again, we read blogs and hear speakers who talk about the importance of alignment to optimize team performance and goal accomplishment. Without a doubt, taking the time to articulate the core purpose of an organization, as well as its vision, mission and core values; are critical keys to … More

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Strong Social Values Build Brand Loyalty

Without a doubt, folks are deeply polarized today – both in the United States and throughout the global community. We see it in our national presidential campaign, in Europe with the recent Brexit vote, and across northern Africa and the Middle East in the form of desperate terrorist acts and … More

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“Goodness Pays” – A Formula for Great Leadership

The list of management books that outline the characteristics of effective leadership is long and diverse.  That said, I recently heard a somewhat novel approach articulated by Paul Batz, an executive coach and speaker who specializes in helping folks be better leaders by living a well-balanced life.  Paul summarizes his … More

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Can Your Suppliers Help Your Cash Flow? Yes! Will They? Maybe! – Part Two

As part two on this topic, the example continues with a business buying materials with costs of $100,000 per month. Part one covered the opportunity around inventory levels and ownership. Now we turn to two other topics: Negotiation and Payment Terms As a newer organization I recommend staying with a … More

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