Evidence-Based Solutions to Make Meetings Productive

2022-10-28T10:52:40-04:00

Evidence-Based Solutions to Make Meetings Productive If you attended a meeting today, you’re in good company. In the U.S. alone, 55 million others did as well. Too bad the research shows about 25% of that time is spent on irrelevant issues and nine out of 10 workers are daydreaming while sitting there. Contemporary research is [...]

Evidence-Based Solutions to Make Meetings Productive2022-10-28T10:52:40-04:00

Growth and Profit Potential Key Considerations in Startup Ideation Phase

2022-08-09T01:06:14-04:00

Growth and Profit Potential Key Considerations in Startup Ideation Phase The brand story behind many successful businesses often features a founder motivated to bring a unique concept or passion to the marketplace. Of course, that drive is an excellent starting point, and the secret sauce to many great ventures, but every fledgling entrepreneur also needs [...]

Growth and Profit Potential Key Considerations in Startup Ideation Phase2022-08-09T01:06:14-04:00

Think Like a Funder to Attract Business Investment

2022-06-21T01:35:50-04:00

Think Like a Funder to Attract Business Investment Your excitement and confidence in your small business are important for success, but would-be investors also need hard data before they put their money behind you. By evaluating your enterprise with an objective eye for return on investment (ROI), you can make your business more attractive to [...]

Think Like a Funder to Attract Business Investment2022-06-21T01:35:50-04:00

The Best Vacations Do More Than Just Take You Away From Work

2022-06-21T01:29:22-04:00

The Best Vacations Do More Than Just Take You Away From Work Sure, you can grab a flight to the Bahamas or pack up the car for a trip into the mountains, but if only the scenery changes, you may not return feeling reenergized. In fact, a poorly planned vacation, or one without a break [...]

The Best Vacations Do More Than Just Take You Away From Work2022-06-21T01:29:22-04:00

When the Right Thing is Also the Smart Thing: the Supplier Diversity Win-Win

2022-06-21T01:20:58-04:00

When the Right Thing is Also the Smart Thing: the Supplier Diversity Win-Win While a very strong ethical case can be made around the ability (and need) for large companies to use their power and influence to help address racial injustice through actively diversifying their vendor pools, equally strong arguments can be made for the [...]

When the Right Thing is Also the Smart Thing: the Supplier Diversity Win-Win2022-06-21T01:20:58-04:00

Become a Better Storyteller to Be a More Effective Leader

2022-06-25T11:31:11-04:00

Become a Better Storyteller to Be a More Effective Leader It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Atlanta and I was, once again, stuck indoors hunched over my computer crunching numbers to create the financial report my boss would present on Monday morning. A friend invited me for a walk, but I reluctantly declined, spending [...]

Become a Better Storyteller to Be a More Effective Leader2022-06-25T11:31:11-04:00

Juneteenth is Time to Reflect on Progress Made and Progress Needed

2022-06-10T10:22:30-04:00

Juneteenth is Time to Reflect on Progress Made and Progress Needed The oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth, or African American Emancipation Day, marks the freeing of the last enslaved people more than two years after the end of the Civil War and adoption of the Emancipation [...]

Juneteenth is Time to Reflect on Progress Made and Progress Needed2022-06-10T10:22:30-04:00

Anticipate and Address Challenges of the Hybrid Workplace

2022-06-01T18:36:37-04:00

Anticipate and Address Challenges of the Hybrid Workplace  Forced into creating work-from-home options during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses small to large must now figure out what aspects to keep and how to manage the increased complexity. What are the rules and who has to follow them? Managing and nurturing remote workers, especially [...]

Anticipate and Address Challenges of the Hybrid Workplace2022-06-01T18:36:37-04:00

Summer is Perfect Time to Hone a Key Leadership Habit: Reading

2022-05-31T08:52:40-04:00

Summer is Perfect Time to Hone a Key Leadership Habit: Reading If you’re of a certain age, you may remember the ad campaign Reading is FUNdamental that the nation’s largest non-profit children’s literacy organization used for years to educate parents that reading is a key skill for school success, and to convince kids reading could [...]

Summer is Perfect Time to Hone a Key Leadership Habit: Reading2022-05-31T08:52:40-04:00

To Choose Your Focus You Have to Choose What to Neglect

2022-05-24T02:09:59-04:00

To Choose Your Focus You Have to Choose What to Neglect Despite what every efficiency expert claims, you cannot get everything done. No matter how hard you work, how efficient you are, or even how much you’re able to delegate, you will never do all the things you’d like to because your energy, time and [...]

To Choose Your Focus You Have to Choose What to Neglect2022-05-24T02:09:59-04:00
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