Taking Your Cues from the Top

Taking Your Cues from the Top

People take their cues from the top executive team.  A united, high-performing executive team provides cohesion and focus for the rest of the organization.  If people in the organization observe the executive team working together toward a common direction as well as...
Workplace Conflict…Can It Be Productive?

Workplace Conflict…Can It Be Productive?

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase workplace conflict?  Many of us think…tension, arguing, strained relationships, and loss of productivity.  Conflict is an inevitable part of workplace relationships and YES it can absolutely be productive.  Conflict is...
Stop it before it Sticks!

Stop it before it Sticks!

When the road department hears that snow and ice are predicted, they use the saying “stop it before it sticks” and pretreat bridges and overpasses before the storm. They don’t wait until roads become impassable before they act. Do you have employees on your team right...
Did You Achieve Success in 2016?

Did You Achieve Success in 2016?

In a couple of weeks, we’ll have a brand-new year, full of possibilities for the future.  Did you accomplish everything you wanted in 2016?  We can use our past experience to frame how we want to do things differently in 2017. As you reflect on last year do...