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What Is Your Personal Brand?

A new trend showed up last month in the tech companies’ space for those valued above $1 billion from their venture capital investors. The trend is the Great Reset –…

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Lessons Learned from Basketball

I grew up playing basketball. My love for the game far exceeds my height. But, a girl can dream, right? What I loved about basketball was being part of a…

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What is Your Mental Attitude Towards Work?

This simple question can uncover a lot of things. I often ask this of my clients because it is at the root of performance – good or bad. For 90-day…

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Is Your Business Ready for a Reset this Year?

2020 and 2021 were definitely challenging and stressful for myriad reasons. How are you feeling about 2022 so far? Are you determined to make this the year to reset and…

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Finding Motivation when Faced with Procrastination

Google defines motivation as “the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way.” There is a link between motivation and procrastination; when procrastination lingers it…

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Overcoming Procrastination

Procrastination is to put off intentionally and habitually. Do you often find that time escapes you, especially for the important tasks? Piers Steel is a professor in the Organizational Behaviour…

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Solving the Talent Crisis

Understanding what motivates people quit their jobs for other ones has plagued business leaders throughout my career. I question how much things have changed during this time in terms of what…

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How Do You Attract & Retain High Achievers?

The ability to attract and retain high quality people to an organization is one of the most important challenges facing a leader. The people working in an organization are the…

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Are You Doing Things Right or Doing the Right Things?

Are you excited about 2022 – prospects for new business, in a new role, making new connections, creating change, and following the road map you created for the year? What…

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What is Your Vision for 2022?

In a flash, the holidays have come and gone. Depending on where you live, the weather was precarious at best. We went from a tornado warning to snow in a…

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Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture

Rarely a day goes by that I am not reading something uplifting about the direction of global markets and the impact on local economies. For example, this morning I read…

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What is Your Business Acumen?

How would you rate your business acumen? In what ways do you build and develop it? Why is it important to continuously improve in this area? Business acumen consists of…

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The Importance of Succession Planning

Who will step into your role when you leave? This is hardly a new question for many business owners and senior leaders. As the work from home culture looks like…

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Let’s Be a Bit Imperfect Today

I usually workout in silence, as in no music or podcasts. I recently changed my routine and plugged into a podcast during my workout. Talk about getting both a physical…

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The Great Reshuffle?

Last week a new trend was announced in the news suggesting we are not in the middle of the “Great Resignation.” Rather, we are in the midst of the “Great…

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Create a Mindmap to Solve Problems

Rarely a day goes by that I do not find myself using a Mindmap to sort out a problem and develop a quick strategy. It’s a quick way to organize…

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Utilize Lateral Thinking to Get a New Approach to Problem Solving

When solving a problem, do you use a process, or do you do something completely out of the ordinary? With the technology boom that began in the late 1970s, we…

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Are Your Employees Leaving?

Is poor staff retention an issue for your business? There have always been times where people left jobs in large numbers in search of something better. Sometimes it is related…

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Adding Capacity to Your Business

A side effect of a growing business is often declining capacity. You could have a great vision and strategy but unless you have the capacity to execute that strategy, you…

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Measuring Work Productivity

How is productivity measured in your workplace? I started my career in public accounting at a time when tracking the number of hours worked and billed was the prime measurement…