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A Culture-Boosting Framework for Well-Being

A Culture-Boosting Framework for Well-Being

Making Well-Being Part of Your Culture What is well-being and how can you make your framework for well-being or well-being strategy better – more effective, engaging and successful – at your organization? Workplace well-being strategies continue to evolve beyond traditional assessments and one-size-tries-to-fit-all lunch and learns. What if well-being was…

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Make Waves with Gratitude

Make Waves with Gratitude

What do you think of waves? Do waves remind you of a sun-soaked beach? Or an unforgiving storm? Do you picture sound waves radiating from the clash of cymbals? Or the fans of your favorite sports team throwing their hands in the air? Whether gentle or threatening, visible or invisible…

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The Leadership Skill of Abundance

The Leadership Skill of Abundance

Believing There’s More Than Enough Have you ever played Solitaire? It’s a card game most people can find on their computer, and as the name implies, it’s meant to be played alone. Thankfully for my family – there’s a way to play with another person, or even a group. Sometimes…

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Nurturing Your Family-Owned Business Culture

Nurturing Your Family-Owned Business Culture

The Perception of a Family-Owned Business With more than five collective decades of experience working within high performing family-owned businesses, our team understands how the traits of a family-owned business can be perceived as limitations or problems. We see things differently. We believe a family-owned business like yours possesses the freedom to quickly transform your perceived…

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People-Centric Solutions for Start-Ups

People-Centric Solutions for Start-Ups

Why are people-centric solutions such a critical business need for start-up companies? Because it all comes down to people. Your success depends on the partners you choose, the investors you find, the employees you hire and the customers you attract. This is especially true with young, growing businesses where the…

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Leadership Development vs. A Leadership Model

Leadership Development vs. A Leadership Model

Several years ago, I attended a quarterly leadership meeting where we compared two seemingly similar words. The words were “reaction” and “response.” The longer the discussion went on, the less similar the two words appeared to be. The discussion was led by one of the company’s owners and the point…

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The DO OVER Opportunity

The DO OVER Opportunity

The Gift of a DO OVER How often do you get the opportunity to start over and think differently about how you want to live your life and run your business? Can a year of turmoil be a gift to open our awareness of what truly matters at work and in…

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Engaging, Retaining and Managing Lives: How to Show Employees They Matter

Engaging, Retaining and Managing Lives: How to Show Employees They Matter

Retaining Employees Through “The Great Resignation” In Q2 of 2021, 11.5 million employees quit their jobs. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 34% of US employees plan to leave their employer in the next twelve months. What’s a simple and in the moment way to assess how engaged your…

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Always Problems

Always Problems

We All Live With “Always Problems” As unique human beings living and working together, we experience problems. Our problems make it difficult to accomplish our tasks, achieve our desired results or simply connect with others. While some problems can be solved permanently – like learning a new skill to overcome…

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Does Your Strategic Plan Inspire?

Does Your Strategic Plan Inspire?

I was meeting with a client recently when an interesting conversation began between the two owners. Their company had just won a considerable amount of new business (excellent news), but leaders weren’t taking time to celebrate the success with their teams. As they discussed their concerns, one comment caught my…

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