Leaders’ Emotional Savvy: Why & How It Matters

Created: Business to Business

People are the critical assets of business in the “Information/Service” economy, and people come with emotions. Success in today’s economy requires creativity, flexibility, resilience, interpersonal skills, teamwork, and collaboration and conflict skills from these assets, and sometimes emotions get in the way. Emotional Savvy is knowing how to welcome and handle change and challenge as they happen by using skills

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Old Dogs & Young Pups: When Generations Collaborate

Created: Business to Business

Each of the four generations in today’s workplace brings very different—and often contradictory—values, beliefs and expectations to work where the success of the organization depends upon their strengths and collaboration. Never before have four so different generations worked side-by-side: loyal Traditionalists; idealistic Baby Boomers; pragmatic Gen X-ers; and confident Millennials. And a 5th generation—Gen Z / Gen Tech—adds yet another

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Flexing Your Inner Caveman: KEYS to Change

Created: Business to Business

Change is always challenging because we default to our Inner Caveman: our fight or flight response takes over and interprets any change as a threat. As human beings we like comfort: we’re built to move toward “homeostasis:” our body’s default, our comfortable ways of doing and being. Change means that we have to adapt, to do something different than what

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The Hard Truth About the Soft Stuff

Created: Business to Business

People are your most critical and flexible asset, yet they often come with Drama… drama that gets in the way of work getting done. Human beings come with emotions: learning how and when to manage your own emotions as well as how to productively guide others’ emotions is at the core of great leadership. This is emotional intelligence or “EI”…the

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Hang onto your Talent by Growing Greener Grass

Created: Business to Business

If you’ve experienced the disquiet of employees, you know that most are continually looking for “greener grass”…a better job, a better employer, better conditions, etc. But what if you could actually BE the greener grass that employees seek? You really can keep the employees you want and lose those you don’t by upping your expectations, shifting career responsibilities and providing

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The Bounce Factor: Strengthen Resilience ~ Control Stress

Created: Business to Business

As work, home, the economy and society continue to throw change and challenge your way, how are you coping? Does your resilience help you bounce back or are you struggling to handle set-backs, big and small? Resilience can be strengthened by learning how to leverage your brain and mind: knowing your auto responses, consciously recognizing outdated thinking and then shifting

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Blueprint for Business Growth: : Leverage Workforce Diversity & Build Employee Equity

Created: Business to Business

The changing workforce is a constant challenge: it’s diverse, it’s aging and much of it may lack commitment to your business growth…and that can spell disaster for your business! This seminar reviews the challenges presented by today’s changing workforce as well as approaches to keeping the best and brightest of your workers. 21st Century business success requires getting the most

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