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January 26, 2018

Be smart about setting, achieving goals

It’s a new year. Time to kick into gear and set goals. In doing so, are you living the definition of insanity? We tend to do the same thing year after year and expect different results. We set year-long goals, we don’t check in regularly (with ourselves, with our boss, with our teams) to measure…

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October 20, 2017

Harassment is not the right business decision

I was 21 years old and working in hospitality. I went to my supervisor after some of the male guests were making me uncomfortable, saying things and touching me inappropriately. I explained that my breasts had been touched, and that one man had rubbed my arm from shoulder to hand while taking a receipt from…

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June 23, 2017

Coaching has role to play in business

Contemporary American author, Sue Grafton, said, “Ideas are easy. It’s the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.” Execution of a long-term business strategy requires diligence and commitment. The demands of day-to-day work and client or customer obligations, however, can easily distract a leader. Leaders can also lose sight of the…

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June 20, 2016

Friendship In The Workplace: How Close Bonds Can Benefit Your Company

It’s not a question often asked of professionals, but Gallup once did in a poll designed to see how personal relationships in the workplace affected productivity. Work is a place where most adults spend much of their waking hours, so developing workplace friendships is almost inevitable. Does your company view social interaction among employees as a distraction from the…

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June 2, 2016

How Investing in Talent Management Impacts Business Results

While all C-suite leaders stay focused on their bottom line and their enterprise’s key assets, savvy C-suite leaders understand that their people are the ones responsible for driving innovation, product execution, and customer engagement and satisfaction. That’s why attracting and retaining great employees, or talent management, spells financial success in a way that nothing else can…

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