I did a typical run this morning, although for the first time in two years, I was spending my Saturday morning run time on the beautiful Mountain-Bay Trail, rather than the Fox River Trail. Yang energy was rising with the sun, and the wind was waking enough to bring promise of a clear sky. Sunlight […]
Tag: Small Business
Is Your Company Struggling to Find and Keep Strong, Engaged Employees?
I recently read an article by Greg Satell, who introduces himself as an “Author, Speaker And Innovation Advisor.” The article, published by Digital Tonto, talks about the real and increasing need for communication when it comes to innovation. This is a wonderful article, and I’d encourage anyone who wishes to read the full thing, to […]
Problems with your Employees?
What’s wrong with employees these days? This is one of the most common questions I hear from my clients. It sometimes seems like they cannot find that one great employee or the several good employees that they need to increase the overall profitability and effectiveness of their organization. Like most things however, there is more […]
Is Your Organization Healthy? Find Out Now!
No, this is not (quite) about health and wellness programs. This is about making your company an energizing, exciting place to work. A healthy organization delivers results for employees, customers, and investors, while understanding the risks of short-changing any of these three. How does your company measure up on the 8 point scale? Leadership: it’s […]
Being a Leader…What’s that about?
Ok, so you’ve read a lot and heard a lot about how important it is in today’s business world to be a leader. A leader in the industry, a leading company, a leader of men, a sales leader …. seems like we’re all looking to BE leaders and find leaders. But what is a leader? […]
Can you understand me?
By Dave Kaster for Mentors Guild Sims Wyeth & Co, helps us understand how to communicate more effectively through a variety of courses, coaching and skills training. In this adaptation from the blog entitled: “Communication skill includes words, voice, and body language”, we learn that words just don’t say it all. “The key idea is […]
Tis the season for Goal Setting
Functional Goal Setting Oh the wonders of the holiday season! With family traveling or coming into town from all corners of the globe, the rush of commerce, trying to keep up with personal commitments (and navigate through the storm of holiday treats and alcohol that sap our energy), cold or bad weather in many […]