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Keeping it Positive Have you ever met a person who is just so inherently upbeat that you can't help but wonder, "how do they do it?" While there may be some people who have a gift of always seeing the good, some others might...

Keeping it Positive

Keeping it Positive Have you ever met a person who is just so inherently upbeat that you can't help but wonder, "how do they do it?" While there may be some people who have a gift of always seeing the good, some others might...

Gender Diversity in the Modern Workplace Diversity has become such an important topic that we broke it down into three parts – First, we talked about diversity across cultural and racial differences.  Then, we touched on diversity across the ages.  Now, let’s dive into...

Gender Diversity in the Modern Workplace

Gender Diversity in the Modern Workplace Diversity has become such an important topic that we broke it down into three parts – First, we talked about diversity across cultural and racial differences.  Then, we touched on diversity across the ages.  Now, let’s dive into...

Not all Rules are Meant to be Broken In anticipation of our Leadership Series with Bob McGannon, we thought we would take our dive into knowing when you can break the rules.  In the simplest of terms, the rules are there for a reason...

Not all Rules are Meant to be Broken

Not all Rules are Meant to be Broken In anticipation of our Leadership Series with Bob McGannon, we thought we would take our dive into knowing when you can break the rules.  In the simplest of terms, the rules are there for a reason...

Feedback is like a Check Engine Light for your Team Your car has a check engine light. Your Dentist sends you a "how did I do" note. A restaurant will encourage you to fill out a comment card. Feedback is all around us. Every...

Feedback is like a Check Engine Light for your Team

Feedback is like a Check Engine Light for your Team Your car has a check engine light. Your Dentist sends you a "how did I do" note. A restaurant will encourage you to fill out a comment card. Feedback is all around us. Every...

When “Less is More” Becomes “Doing More with Less” Seems like more and more we are faced with getting projects completed with fewer people, less time and smaller budgets.  As leaders, it's not just people management that we are tasked with; it is also...

When “Less is More” Becomes “Doing More with Less”

When “Less is More” Becomes “Doing More with Less” Seems like more and more we are faced with getting projects completed with fewer people, less time and smaller budgets.  As leaders, it's not just people management that we are tasked with; it is also...

The Art of Mentoring Mentorship is a mutually beneficial relationship between an experienced leader and a newer-in-the-workforce employee. If you had the benefit of a mentor when you were starting, you already know how rewarding the relationship can be. As a mentee, you likely...

The Art of Mentoring

The Art of Mentoring Mentorship is a mutually beneficial relationship between an experienced leader and a newer-in-the-workforce employee. If you had the benefit of a mentor when you were starting, you already know how rewarding the relationship can be. As a mentee, you likely...

Diversity Part 2: An “All Ages” Show As we continue our essential conversation surrounding diversity, we turn to multi-generational inclusion.  Most commonly, we see culture, race, or gender as the primary diversity factor on our team. But what about diversity in generations and age...

Diversity Part 2: An “All Ages” Show

Diversity Part 2: An “All Ages” Show As we continue our essential conversation surrounding diversity, we turn to multi-generational inclusion.  Most commonly, we see culture, race, or gender as the primary diversity factor on our team. But what about diversity in generations and age...

The Business of Managing Up We focus a lot on leaders and leadership around here.  True, we specialize in training leaders, and we don't often focus on the rest of the team.  So, let's take a few and work on that. "Managing up” could...

The Business of Managing Up

The Business of Managing Up We focus a lot on leaders and leadership around here.  True, we specialize in training leaders, and we don't often focus on the rest of the team.  So, let's take a few and work on that. "Managing up” could...

Be Genuine, Be Vulnerable: There's No Such Thing as a Perfect Leader "Inspiring" is usually the first word most think of when they are asked about John Register. We are thrilled to be welcoming this TEDx speaker and medal-winning Paralympic athlete to our next...

Be Genuine, Be Vulnerable: There’s No Such Thing as a Perfect Leader

Be Genuine, Be Vulnerable: There's No Such Thing as a Perfect Leader "Inspiring" is usually the first word most think of when they are asked about John Register. We are thrilled to be welcoming this TEDx speaker and medal-winning Paralympic athlete to our next...

Inspiring a Culture of Creativity If you’ve ever heard someone lament “I’m not creative” or “my job just isn’t creative?” then you know that creativity at work isn’t a given for organizations.  It does take some effort to create and support a culture of...

Inspiring a Culture of Creativity

Inspiring a Culture of Creativity If you’ve ever heard someone lament “I’m not creative” or “my job just isn’t creative?” then you know that creativity at work isn’t a given for organizations.  It does take some effort to create and support a culture of...

Teamwork and Making Your Team Work Effective collaboration is one of the most significant forces in the workplace. Individuals being able to come together, share resources and talents to achieve a common goal is vital in any workplace. Moreover, while individual contributors are invaluable...

Teamwork and Making Your Team Work

Teamwork and Making Your Team Work Effective collaboration is one of the most significant forces in the workplace. Individuals being able to come together, share resources and talents to achieve a common goal is vital in any workplace. Moreover, while individual contributors are invaluable...

Trust Check Up We hope you’ll be able to join us on May 14th as we welcome Dr. Paul Zak and his program "Building Trust." While Dr. Zak explores the science behind the brain and building authentic relationships, we think it is equally important...

Trust Check Up

Trust Check Up We hope you’ll be able to join us on May 14th as we welcome Dr. Paul Zak and his program "Building Trust." While Dr. Zak explores the science behind the brain and building authentic relationships, we think it is equally important...

Getting Smarter about Emotional Intelligence   Emotional Intelligence is your ability to be aware of and control your emotions in all types of situations. It’s less a matter of not expressing yourself and more a matter of finding the most appropriate and positive way...

Getting Smarter about Emotional Intelligence

Getting Smarter about Emotional Intelligence   Emotional Intelligence is your ability to be aware of and control your emotions in all types of situations. It’s less a matter of not expressing yourself and more a matter of finding the most appropriate and positive way...

Spring Cleaning – out with the bad habits in with the new   Spring is nearly here and with it comes spring cleaning.  Out with the old and in with the new.  Time to get rid of the stuff that doesn’t work anymore and...

Spring Cleaning – out with the bad habits in with the new

Spring Cleaning – out with the bad habits in with the new   Spring is nearly here and with it comes spring cleaning.  Out with the old and in with the new.  Time to get rid of the stuff that doesn’t work anymore and...

Don’t Dull your Senses to Diversity Best-selling author and communications expert, Kelly McDonald, will be joining us on March 19th with her dynamic presentation “How to Lead People Not Like You.” This dovetails nicely with our recent blog about diversity (you can check it...

Don’t Dull your Senses to Diversity

Don’t Dull your Senses to Diversity Best-selling author and communications expert, Kelly McDonald, will be joining us on March 19th with her dynamic presentation “How to Lead People Not Like You.” This dovetails nicely with our recent blog about diversity (you can check it...

Make Time for a Second Look at Your Goals It’s that time of year. The time of year when everyone has forgotten the goals they set or have gotten too busy to stay focused. We would agree that goal setting is a very important...

Make Time for a Second Look at Your Goals

Make Time for a Second Look at Your Goals It’s that time of year. The time of year when everyone has forgotten the goals they set or have gotten too busy to stay focused. We would agree that goal setting is a very important...

Diversity in the Workplace is More than Just Black or White It's 2019 and diversity in the work place is less of a “what-if” and more of a “must have.” Diversity in the workplace should be celebrated, and inclusion should be common practice at...

Diversity in the Workplace is More than Just Black or White

Diversity in the Workplace is More than Just Black or White It's 2019 and diversity in the work place is less of a “what-if” and more of a “must have.” Diversity in the workplace should be celebrated, and inclusion should be common practice at...

Innovation Check for Business Leaders February 5th we will welcome Tamara Kleinberg for “Moving at the Speed of Innovation.” In February, our Leadership Series™ will welcome TED Talk-alum and LaunchStreet founder, Tamara Kleinberg. We are really looking forward to spending time with Tamara and...

Innovation Check for Business Leaders

Innovation Check for Business Leaders February 5th we will welcome Tamara Kleinberg for “Moving at the Speed of Innovation.” In February, our Leadership Series™ will welcome TED Talk-alum and LaunchStreet founder, Tamara Kleinberg. We are really looking forward to spending time with Tamara and...

How Will Your Leadership Team Respond when Mayhem Strikes   Remember that adage that compares people to tea bags as you never know how strong they are until they are in hot water? Well, what if your company was in hot water? How strong...

How Will Your Leadership Team Respond when Mayhem Strikes

How Will Your Leadership Team Respond when Mayhem Strikes   Remember that adage that compares people to tea bags as you never know how strong they are until they are in hot water? Well, what if your company was in hot water? How strong...

Employee engagement can be another one of those nebulous concepts that you hear everywhere but might not fully connect with.  Engagement speaks to your company’s specific goals and values and how you translate that to your team.  Do you think your employees know and...

Why does employee engagement matter?

Employee engagement can be another one of those nebulous concepts that you hear everywhere but might not fully connect with.  Engagement speaks to your company’s specific goals and values and how you translate that to your team.  Do you think your employees know and...

As you research training programs for your team, you are likely inundated with confusing ideas and industry terminology like “cultural alignment” “high-impact learning” “upskilling” and many more.  What does this all mean?  Believe it or not, it’s not just bogus fluff designed to confuse...

What does “Leadership Series” mean

As you research training programs for your team, you are likely inundated with confusing ideas and industry terminology like “cultural alignment” “high-impact learning” “upskilling” and many more.  What does this all mean?  Believe it or not, it’s not just bogus fluff designed to confuse...

When people say, “I have a great team”, what do they mean? They like everyone on the team? They all communicate well? Everyone pulls their own weight? Perhaps they jump in and help one another. People are accountable and reliable. I think it’s D,...

Is Your Team Making or Breaking Your Organization?

When people say, “I have a great team”, what do they mean? They like everyone on the team? They all communicate well? Everyone pulls their own weight? Perhaps they jump in and help one another. People are accountable and reliable. I think it’s D,...

Workplace distractions are on the rise. They are happening, we are falling into them and we need some solutions! For us to properly solve, squash, combat, these distractions, let’s figure out what we’re facing. When asked to name the biggest productivity killers in the...

Workplace Distractions Are on the Rise

Workplace distractions are on the rise. They are happening, we are falling into them and we need some solutions! For us to properly solve, squash, combat, these distractions, let’s figure out what we’re facing. When asked to name the biggest productivity killers in the...

Narcissist, egomaniac, boaster, call it what you will. We’ve all worked under one, with one or mentored one. “No workplace is immune to the self-absorbed and self-important employee”. We’re bringing in opinions, experience, and tools to avoid being derailed by such behavior no matter...

Narcissist, Egomaniac, Boaster, Call it What You Will.

Narcissist, egomaniac, boaster, call it what you will. We’ve all worked under one, with one or mentored one. “No workplace is immune to the self-absorbed and self-important employee”. We’re bringing in opinions, experience, and tools to avoid being derailed by such behavior no matter...

Before you jump ship, I want to convince you that there is real hope for feedback…if we can find the courage to confront it that is. Let me first disclose my stance on this so that you know what you’re getting yourself into before...

Face Your Fear of Feedback

Before you jump ship, I want to convince you that there is real hope for feedback…if we can find the courage to confront it that is. Let me first disclose my stance on this so that you know what you’re getting yourself into before...

There seems to have been a shift in the roles and responsibilities of a leader. Words such as care, empathy, compassion, and LOVE were not to be spoken while behind the doors of a workplace. Not only are leaders now supposed to practice pathos,...

Ready, Set, Start Moving Mountains

There seems to have been a shift in the roles and responsibilities of a leader. Words such as care, empathy, compassion, and LOVE were not to be spoken while behind the doors of a workplace. Not only are leaders now supposed to practice pathos,...

We are always trying to crack the code. How can I become skinny in 3 hours, how do I get promoted in 2 weeks? Let me help you. We can’t…we can’t just do it, or become it. Progress and growth take time, effort and...

Cracking the Code to Great Leadership

We are always trying to crack the code. How can I become skinny in 3 hours, how do I get promoted in 2 weeks? Let me help you. We can’t…we can’t just do it, or become it. Progress and growth take time, effort and...

Do you think productivity is really an issue in the workplace? Are there things that we are doing daily that have become a norm but should really be classified as workplace sabotage? In case you are still thinking…the answer is YES. And here is...

The Pesky Workplace Saboteur

Do you think productivity is really an issue in the workplace? Are there things that we are doing daily that have become a norm but should really be classified as workplace sabotage? In case you are still thinking…the answer is YES. And here is...

Workplace culture seems to be THE topic of the hour. Why? Culture is complex. It is easy to recognize a non-inclusive or toxic culture, but finding your way to a “good culture” is the hard part. There are easier issues to fix so the attention is...

Shining the Light on Workplace Culture

Workplace culture seems to be THE topic of the hour. Why? Culture is complex. It is easy to recognize a non-inclusive or toxic culture, but finding your way to a “good culture” is the hard part. There are easier issues to fix so the attention is...