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25 January 2017

The early bird gets the worm and makes better decisions

25 January 2017, Comments: 0

I am not a morning person. I don’t understand people who naturally wake up at 5 am and brightly proclaim, “it’s the best time […]

21 September 2016

Mending Integrity & Size Does Matter – Living your values

21 September 2016, Comments: 1

  Many organizations have integrity as one of their organizational values. Often leaders site that integrity drives them. But what happens with integrity is […]

13 April 2016

9 Ways to Boost Brainstorming Creativity Thru Science

13 April 2016, Comments: 0

Right brain is creative. Left brain is logical. Right? Not really according to a Scientific American article “The Real Neuroscience of Creativity.” Creativity is […]

6 April 2016

Can a mathematician be creative?

6 April 2016, Comments: 0

Creativity abounds. Mathematicians can be creative. My first degree is a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics. So needless to say, I’m trained to be logical […]

6 January 2016

6 Guidelines for Great Planning

6 January 2016, Comments: 0

  It’s the beginning of the year, and you want to start your planning. Either for your life or for your organization. Great! I […]

2 December 2015

The Best Business Advice I Ever Received

2 December 2015, Comments: 0

  “The job of a manager,” he said, “is to set the bar high — and then cheer like mad.” – David Ignatius, Washington […]

28 October 2015

007 Tips for Killer Meetings

28 October 2015, Comments: 0

I used to schedule dental appointments rather than attend a weekly team meeting. That’s how bad these meetings were – they were long, rambling, […]

21 October 2015

3 Tips to Save Yourself from Bad Meetings

21 October 2015, Comments: 0

  Do you mindlessly accept meeting invitations? Are you not sure why you were invited? By attending meetings that don’t add value you are […]

12 August 2015

Ballet vs. Hockey – Are you being strategic?

12 August 2015, Comments: 0

  A ballet is choreographed in advance. Each dancer knows their steps, the timing, and their entrances and exits. A hockey game is more […]

24 June 2015

Scanning Gone Wrong!

24 June 2015, Comments: 0

Future scanning is not easy. We make educated guesses and adjust our tactics as things unfold. Here are some of my favorite examples of […]