Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Fasted lately? As a Baha'i, Marie shares the insights she gained during her 19 day fast, how it reconnected her to her family and priorities, and how this ancient spiritual practice could be the next needed wave in the mindfulness movement.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
When is the last time you let your employees do the talking? By soliciting employee opinions about what's working in the organization and what's not, you can start seeing the wealth of information sitting just below the surface.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
If you were to create a recipe for team motivation, what would be the ingredients? Read on as Marie unpacks the subject of workplace motivation and gives you the grocery list you need to start cooking!
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Let me make credential recognition easy - or easier - for you. Find all the resources you need to get started right here.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
What can firefighters, breakfast, and a construction site teach you about process management? Start today to develop the processes you need to step away from panic and move toward the kind of preparation that will help you achieve your business goals.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Being a #1 leader might seem out of reach, but the truth is that great leaders work at it, and the smart ones start with their people skills. Find the 3 essential skills all managers need to start excelling today.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Online learning is NOT for everyone - BUT it works marvelously well for certain learners. Let's take a closer look at 3 profiles of adult learners so you can see how you might fare in an online classroom.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Ready to think of the people on your team as macaroni and cheese? Sure, they're great on their own, but together they're BLOCKBUSTER! Check out guest blogger Ilene Marcus's 3 ESSENTIAL management skills to cultivate high performing teams.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Workplace communication dilemmas are just that - DILEMMAS - and they get worse when they involve your boss. Get the insights and strategies you need to start seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Misunderstandings now compound into big losses later. Check out Marie's 3 scenarios and 3 strategies to build the clarity that your communication needs.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Have you considered that as soon as you open your mouth to speak, people are paying more attention to your voice than to your face, the way you dress or what you are saying? Make the most of this advantage using Marie's 4 strategies.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Most of us will defend our beliefs to the death - even when all evidence that they are wrong, flawed or outdated is right in front of our faces. Ready to change that? Check out our 9 strategies to get you started.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
How do you get past cultural dissonance, personal dissonance, and deep values clashes when you are working in the same place? Can you get the job done if you can’t see past the canyon of separateness that keeps people apart from each other? We think so...
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time for a treasure hunt! Find out ways you can uncover the latent potential of your team by maximizing communication, inviting diversity, and developing a culture of curiosity and understanding.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Do they really trust you? Your team, that is. And do you trust them? Learn ways to ensure an emphatic "YES!" answer to these seemingly simple questions.
Workforce plagues: Understanding and dealing with social dominance and narcissistic personalities at work
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
"No assholes allowed." What if that was the first line of your company's policy book? Read on to get more strategies to manage social dominance and narcissism in your workplace.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Keep yourself current in an age where invented technologies and economic instability threaten to make you obsolete. Read up on our 4 KEY AREAS for professional development and start strategizing for long-term employability today.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Find your eyes get glassy as soon as the PowerPoint begins? Take it as an opportunity to watch and learn what NOT to do. Guest blogger Nelda Schulte is here to help you glean the lessons you need to create truly dynamic presentations.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Building confidence may not be a tough as you think. Check out Marie's "4 Categories of Confidence" that will help you tame your fears and start taking action.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
In this Halloween edition, Marie explains how dressing up as a "scary leader" can improve your team's performance. Learn how to deal with employee performance issues head on using 3 preventative and 2 corrective strategies.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
How much do you really know about communication? What does it need to be successful? What gets in its way? Learn some basics here to help you hone the most important of all skills.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Guest blogger and communications expert Tom Borg outlines the costs of poor communication and teaches you how to put words to work in your relationships and workplace.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
High School Reunions: a time be see and be seen; a chance to look your past in the face. But, for Marie, this one was an opportunity to look into her future too...
"What? Are you trying to teach me something?" The link between organizational learning and polar bears
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Take a lesson from Mother Nature: If you want to survive, you need to adapt. That means learning, and that means change. Start here to see how you can systematize organizational learning in your work environment.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Email, the grandparent of social media, still can teach LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter a thing or two about connecting people with opportunity! Learn the Canadian protocol for navigating "old-fashioned" email introductions.