September 4, 2018

Inc. – 6 Leadership Skills you Should Practice Daily

This Inc article from April 2018 outlines 6 leadership skills you should practice daily for them to rave about you. We see these less as skills […]
August 27, 2018

INC – Mark Eaton’s 4 Commitments You Must Make to Succeed Individually and as a Team

There’s a marvelous article about former NBA and Utah Jazz center Mark Eaton. Mark was a key component of the Jazz teams of the 80s and […]
August 20, 2018

4 Differences between Employee Engagement and Alignment

Measuring employee engagement is a standard practice in organizations around the country. It was the evolution from employee satisfaction. Organizations wanted to learn not only if […]
August 14, 2018

Aligned Communication is About Them, Not You

I had a wonderful conversation recently with a colleague about a document they were creating for a client. I wasn’t sure it was solid enough to […]
July 5, 2018

FORBES – Mental Resiliency from Stephen Curry

This interesting article from Forbes about building mental resiliency is a quick look at how Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors handles it. We all […]
July 1, 2018

Your Employees are Watching – and Evaluating YOU

You have systems in place to monitor employee work output. You track time on the job, projects done, sales, etc. Employees are watching you, too. They […]
June 25, 2018

Looking at Minneapolis Police, EMS Staff and Ketamine

The Minneapolis Star Tribune wrote a story about a report completed by the Minneapolis Police Office of Police Conduct Review regarding Minneapolis police officers suggesting to Hennepin […]
June 18, 2018

Is Alignment Like Rowing or Kayaking? Yes.

A standard image of organizational alignment is of rowboats going in a straight line down a course. Oars are in the water at the same time. […]
June 13, 2018

Alignment Beats Talent When Talent Isn’t Aligned

The legendary basketball coach, John Wooden, had a famous quote, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” This quote tells me that a team […]