August 12, 2019

Seven Common Fears Leaders Face (and How to Defuse Them)

Most leaders feel fear. I am no exception. I was in my late 30s and had just been promoted to a vice president role. I was attending my first senior […]
August 8, 2019

Six Great Ice Breakers for High-Performance Groups

Group sessions and workshops can be quite powerful. Whether coworkers are meeting to collaborate on a project or community leaders are coming together to brainstorm a revitalization initiative, the variety […]
August 4, 2019

Ten Habits of Highly Effective Employees

Great employees are the key to great companies. Not only do they have a high level of competency around the product and their job, they have a natural rapport with […]
August 1, 2019

Three Major Traits of a Successful Leader (and how to develop them in yourself)

As I travel around the country to visit different communities, people can ask me some thought-provoking questions. Recently after a presentation, a 27-year-old woman wanted to follow up on professional […]
July 25, 2019

Four “Building Blocks” That Help You Hire Well and Set Employees Up for Success (Part Three of a Three-Part Series)

Today we’ll wrap up our series on the structural “building blocks” small businesses need to put in place in order to thrive long term. We kicked off this topic about […]