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Message from Julie: Mastering the Keystone Leadership Habit

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Several years ago, I read The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg. In the book, Duhigg talks about the concept

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For Everything DiSC® Facilitators: Build a More Engaged Team Culture with the New Your Groups Function on Catalyst

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Have you tried the new Your Groups function on Everything DiSC® on Catalyst yet?  The DiSC model has been used for decades by organizations large and small throughout the United

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Message From Julie: The Magic is in the Whitespace

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“The magic is in the whitespace. It happens between the lines.” This is what I tell the participants in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Dallas College on

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I Ask For Input, And All I Get Are Blank Stares

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Have you ever sent a presentation, or any document for that matter, to someone and asked for feedback and ideas? Was their response “It looks great”? Let’s look at the

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From “Bad Boss” to High Performing Leader

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You have probably heard the phrase “people don’t quit jobs; they quit managers.” And, if you’ve worked long enough, you can probably attest to its accuracy. Several studies show that

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Why Performance Improvement Plans Don’t Improve Performance

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Performance improvement plans (PIPs) have been around for a long time – as long as I can remember. PIPs are action plans given to an employee to provide an opportunity

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For Everything DiSC® Facilitators: Developing EQ with Everything DiSC Training

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Imagine this scenario: You have a team member who is bright, motivated, punctual, a wiz at the technical aspects of the job, wants to take on more responsibility, and advance.

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Can You Identify the Least Trusted Person in Your Organization? We Can.

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About 170,000,000 results. That is how many pages on Google we found when searching the term KPIs. While managers are always looking for ways to evaluate the success of an

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Teams Achieve Greater Results Than Individuals, Except When They Don’t

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When do teams get better results than individuals? Conventional wisdom tells us that teams outperform individuals. This is generally true, but only when the conditions are right. I recently facilitated

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For Everything DiSC® Facilitators: Facilitating Change with Everything DiSC

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Earlier in my career I worked for a company that, like many other companies, would reorganize periodically. These reorganizations often impacted reporting relationships, roles, and territories. Each time a reorganization

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