“Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.”
Sloan Wilson

If There Is No Open Door, Build Your Own
When Whitney Johnson arrived in New York as a recent college graduate, she was terrified. It wasn’t her plan to go there–she went for …

Ways leaders can communicate in challenging situations
The year was 2015, and I was working at a large company. It was about the time that marriage equality became the law of the land. My …
Fast Company

Returning to the Office: What Managers Can Do to Prepare
With the Covid-19 vaccine rolling out across the country, offices are reopening and employees are returning to in-person work. What can …

Which Hybrid Work Model Is Best for Your Business?
During the Covid-19 pandemic, many organizations with an international presence discovered that their operations continued efficiently …
Harvard Business Review

Strategies To Motivate And Inspire Through Tough Times
Keeping your team engaged, can be especially tough right now. People are experiencing exhaustion and reduced motivation—as we …

7 Words and Phrases That Make People Think Less of You Professionally
Radio host Bernard Meltzer is famously quoted as having said, “Before you speak, ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is …

Why We Fail To Persuade Others—And What To Do Instead
A couple of weeks ago, I was riding my bike along Lake Michigan with my husband, when I toppled right over and fractured my foot …

How to Turn Your Mistakes Into Opportunities
Anyone with small children in their lives knows the struggle of trying to explain that everyone makes mistakes. We elaborate as much as we can by telling these young, impressionable minds that mistakes are normal; they’re natural …