Articles on: Culture

Save the Drama for your Mama…!

Drama is a teamkiller. You expect it (and deal with it reluctantly) from your teenager, but it doesn’t have any place at work (it still happens far too frequently). A client of mine has an employee who thrives on drama.  Arguments, altercations, blame, complaints – anything that will draw attention. You’ve probably seen the type […]

Does Your Business have a Circle of Safety?

The Circle of Safety. In his latest book “Leaders Eat Last” Simon Sinek uses this term to describe businesses that thrive because everyone inside the circle looks out for each other.   There is trust inside the circle.  You don’t spend your day looking over your shoulder.  The Circle of Safety wraps around the entire company, […]

Are you giving your players the Green Light?

The Kansas City Royals are headed to the World Series for the 2nd year in a row!  That’s an amazing accomplishment and it’s even more impressive when you consider that they had a 29 year break from the playoffs prior to that success, including several painful 100 loss seasons. They’ve clearly figured something out – […]

History of Labor Day – Dignity & Respect

If you were to conduct a person on the street survey of what you think about when hear “Labor Day” the most common answers would probably be responses like the end of summer, back-to-school, the start of football season, or time with family and friends.   Those replies are all part of this annual holiday we […]

The Business of Relationships…it’s more than you think

What if you could increase the odds of living a few extra years and increase the odds of building a stronger bottom line in your business during the process?  Would you want to do it?   What if you already had all the necessary tools and equipment to make this a reality?  Would you start using […]

What does it take to build a team that can win? (Like the Royals!!!).

 Click the play button if you’d prefer to listen to this blog post – and don’t forget to leave us a comment below! Teamwork is critical to long term success. Yes it gets over hyped, but it has to be a critical ingredient. How else can you explain the 2014 Kansas City Royals making it […]