How Dysfunction Destroys and Trust Prevails

The foundation of an effective, healthy, and cohesive team is vulnerability-based trust. How is that so? When vulnerability-based trust starts with a team’s leader, team members can follow suit. Sharing doubts, admitting mistakes, and listening to everyone’s thoughts and concerns is the basis of team trust.  Patrick Lencioni’s book “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team”…

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Clarify Your Vision: Tools to keep your business focused and on track

“More businesses die from indigestion than starvation.”  – Dave Packard, Co-founder of Hewlett-Packard As business leaders, we can easily get caught up in many projects and operations. Often, the real roadblock for business success isn’t a lack of motivation but an approach without focus, taking on too many things at once. Can you relate? If…

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How to Reopen, Recover, and Thrive in Our “New Normal”

It is no secret that COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in many businesses and their operations. This sudden global pandemic is causing business owners and employees to change their processes daily. However, learning these new norms, preparing to reopen, and thriving in this new reality is all possible with preparation and proper planning. My years…

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Creating a Coherent Vision That Translates to Results for Your Business

If you ask a business owner and each of his or her leadership members the vision for their organization, they will likely each provide an answer though the answers may not be consistent.  Imagine if you are an employee of this organization receiving different concepts of the vision for the business depending on which leadership…

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