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For Everything DiSC® Facilitators: Valuing Other Styles

Diversity of all kinds, including diversity of thought, has been shown to result in improved performance – but only when there is a high level of trust and the team members are able

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Message from Julie: Leadership Lessons From My Yoga Mat – Strength, Flexibility & Balance

One of my favorite pastimes is finding leadership lessons outside the business world. Take for instance the Leadership Lessons My Cat Re-Taught Me. Bilbo crossed the Rainbow Bridge several years ago but his leadership lessons live on.   

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If You Want Engaged Employees, Develop Your Leaders

I remember as a child playing the game tug-of-war with my friends. Each group was vying to get the other team to change their position by tugging as hard as

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Featured Product: Step One Survey®

Studies show that more than $50 billion is annually lost due to employee fraud and theft. Similarly, negligence and improper hiring practices can also contribute to a business’s financial breakdown.

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Message From Julie: Leadership Lessons From Hurricane Laura

The eye of Hurricane Laura passed directly over my parents’ house during the early morning hours of August 27. While they had relatively moderate damage compared to others in the

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Featured Product: CheckPoint360™ Leadership Assessment

“As we look into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” I think Mr. Gates makes an excellent point about being a leader who empowers those around

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Leading is Hard Work

When I facilitate leadership development sessions or coach leaders, I often hear, “That sounds like a lot of work.” My response, “Leading is hard work.  This doesn’t mean that being

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Featured Product: Team Alignment Survey

How aligned is your leadership team?  Author and marketing strategist Donald Miller tells of a time when not a single person on his team – including his wife – could

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Message from Julie: Virtual Teams Need Even More Intentional Leaders

Recently I was on a Zoom Happy Hour with colleagues from a professional organization I belong to. We were discussing the future of working remotely. A CEO commented on the difficulty of keeping team members focused

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Creating a Culture of Committed, Action-Oriented Employees

When I talk to leaders about their employees and teams, their primary frustration is that their team isn’t doing enough. However, they’re not asking for more productivity or for someone

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