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Featured Product: The Five Behaviors® for Virtual Teams

Managing virtual teams is a challenge you can overcome? When the coronavirus pandemic struck in February, many effective leaders were forced to lead their teams remotely using video conferencing as

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Leaders Need Agility Now More Than Ever to Succeed

In what ways have you had to be agile this year? Certainly, all of us have had to be agile in navigating the uncertainty of COVID-19. For me, that has

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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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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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Three Keys to Employee Retention: Engagement, Passion, and Trust

Early in my career, I found myself disliking a job I’d previously enjoyed. I did some career testing and found that both the job and the work that came with

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Why EQ Matters Today More Than Ever

Is emotional intelligence something you already possess, or something you can develop? Let’s begin with a simple exercise. Grab a sheet of paper and a pen and answer the following

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Message from Julie

Message from Julie The COVID-19 pandemic and everything that surrounds it brings to mind advice that my friend and colleague Rebecca Liston often gives, “acknowledge the suckage”. Meaning we need

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Is Your Company Still Operating in Survival Mode?

  I am part of a business book club. At one of our recent meetings, another reader revealed that she works for a high-profile startup that wasn’t providing any career

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