Developing a Culture of Innovation: Key Factors for Success

We hear it all the time: Innovation is vital to the success of employees, leaders, and companies. It’s a sentiment as ubiquitous as those corny breakroom posters of teams rowing in the same direction or a climber offering someone a hand up to the top of a mountain.  Even so, consider the changes that have […]

Simple Ways to Improve Productivity

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Manage the Small Stuff, Like Email, for Big Returns THE AVERAGE WORKER SENDS AND RECEIVES 200+ email messages a day, interrupting phone calls, focused work time and personal conversations. And the sad thing is, we let it happen. Email interruptions can suck out up to 28 percent of our day, creating a $650 billion drag […]

Resolving Conflict Is Key To improving Engagement

IF YOU BELIEVE FRIENDSHIPS, marriages, teams and companies grow and die one conversation at a time then everyone should make effective communication a top priority. And if that were to happen, we have to get really good at managing conflict.
Here is the conflict resolution action plan, affectionately referred to as CRAP.

How To Reverse the Habit of Stress

Culture Change

Having a balanced life needs as much importance as being productive. IN ORDER TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE in the 21st century we need to be more aware of the effects of stress on people and how to reverse it. According to an article by Dr. Kevin Flemming, more that 60% of work absences last year […]

The Case For Inner Peace

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    THE CASE FOR INNER PEACE Dean Newlund shares a leadership lesson from abroad. ON A RECENT TRIP TO BANGKOK, my thoughts centered on how to best serve my client. Traveling internationally had become routine. Little did I know that, on this trip, the teacher would become the student, and I would receive some […]