Refocus Your Team Using OKRs

When your sales team falls behind the competition The sales department is a company’s lifeline; no sales, slower cashflow. In fact, having an ineffective sales team can lead to dire consequences for your company. There’s a lot at stake here, so the pressure is always on for sales teams to nurture, keep, and acquire new […]

The Productive Narcissist: Is Your Manager One?

Narcissism in the Corporate World Overconfident, charismatic, and goal-oriented. Three things you would probably associate with someone who is in a position of power and influence within a corporation. You think of the team leader, the manager, and the c-suite. And guess what? Those are all typical traits of a narcissist as well—those traits are […]

The Four Elements of a Successful Corporate Training Experience

Are you wasting a lot of money on workplace learning and development? You’re not alone. Let’s say you have a team of project managers who don’t work as efficiently as you want them to. They miss deadlines, they’re not turning in their reports, and both your departments and your clients complain about your project management […]

How to Build Client Relationships that Last

Relationship-building with a new client starts on day zero. From the very beginning, before a client even thinks about signing on to work with you, you need to be laying the foundation for a strong relationship. While many factors lead to your success, one essential step is creating a solid foundation of clients who return to […]

Three Things CEOs Should Keep in Mind at the Start of the New Year

CEOs don’t have a “New Year’s Resolution” A New Year’s resolution marks the start of a more fulfilling and accomplishment-filled year. People take out their pens and papers—or open a new document on their laptops—and create a list of the positive changes they want to make this year. A CEO’s approach to New Year’s is […]

This is Why Your Company Isn’t Moving Forward

We’ve all seen the numerous negative impacts the pandemic had on the business world, but on top of all that, massive technological advancements are being made as well as a complete reshaping of typical business models—companies are stretching themselves thin to catch up. Team members are scattering to complete their tasks and get things done, […]

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Working Toward a Common Goal: A Cure for the Silo Mentality (and Why It’s Killing Your Business)

Take a look at this article from the Los Angeles Times. Or this one from the Baltimore Business Journal. You’ll read about small to medium businesses that are now thriving by collectively working within their organizations to find new opportunities in the market. There’s a common theme in both articles that wasn’t explicitly mentioned but […]

In Times of Crisis, You Need Strategic Leaders

Businesses didn’t know what was coming for them at the start of 2020. Companies around the world—some of them well-known—watched as COVID-19 ripped their plans into shreds. There hasn’t been a better time for immediate action than today. While CEOs and executives scramble to get their daily operations in order, making sure every one of […]