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Evolving Your Business Due to Unplanned Change

Are you driving your business or just driving around the block? ~ Shannon Byrne Susko.Imagine you packed your team into a bus for an impromptu trip. The first question you would get is, “Where are we going?” and then someone would ask, “How long will it take to get there?”. Then you might get asked, “What’s our first stop?” and “Do we have enough fuel to get there?”

Jul 16, 2020

Topics: General Business- Change & Transformation

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Are You In A Rush Back To The Office... Exclusive Insights From The Fortune 500 CEOs

Now that restrictions are easing, and in accordance with your plans, when will at least 90% of your workforce return to their usual workplace? Over 26% of the CEOs of the Fortune 500 companies answered this question with “Never”.

Jun 24, 2020

Topics: General Business- Future of Work

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Working From Home: 24-Article Roundup of (Free) Tools & Tips

In light of current events, this article roundup will primarily focus on positive, useful, 100% free tips and tools to support people leaders, HR practitioners, L&D professionals, facilitators, consultants, coaches, and anyone going a little stir crazy while working from home. 

Mar 26, 2020

Topics: General Business- Future of Work

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Final Post For 2019: The Fisherman, The Industrialist, & The Wizard

I remember once chancing across a business cartoon in which workers were looking at a sign on the office wall that displayed only the word FASTER. The company’s new mission statement, we learn. Somewhat cynically, my first thought was, At least management is being honest.

Dec 15, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- General Business

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100 New Years Resolutions - Ideas For Inspiration

Honestly, I think it’s fair to question the value of writing anything on this subject, but perhaps, like me, this is the first year you find yourself really thinking about and reflecting on New Year’s Resolutions. Am I an idiot for setting (or not setting) one? Does it really matter? What goals are most common?

Dec 11, 2019

Topics: General Business

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110+ Facilitation, Training & Development Methods

One of our assessment partners from Germany was kind enough to share an infographic he’d created with 50+ training methods and although my German is, um… not exceptional… after a long stretch staring at icons and throwing words into Google translate I think I mostly got the gist — and the gist I got was “that’s brilliant, mate!”

Nov 5, 2019

Topics: General Business

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70 Plus Communication Tools, Tips, Terms, Frameworks, Principles

For an absurd length of time, I’ve been promising myself that I would put together a storehouse of important models and concepts around communication, persuasion, relationships, rhetoric, argument, and debate.

Aug 12, 2019

Topics: Psychology- General Business

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A Treasure Trove of Quotes By Creativity & Education Expert Ken Robinson

As much as I enjoy the fabulous new TED Talks, I often find myself returning to Ken Robinson’s “Do Schools Kill Creativity?”, the single most watched talk on the TED website. Last count, it’s racked up over 80 million views (across TED and YouTube), and I think I’ve watched it myself 4 or 5 times. 

Apr 2, 2019

Topics: General Business

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