Articles on: Leadership

The Art of Leadership

  Maybe it is just a heightened cognitive awareness, but it sure seems like the topic of “Leadership” is on the rise in the last few years.   Whether is it clients specifically wanting to work on developing their leaders, books about leadership, leadership seminars designed for business, or just hearing the word in general conversation […]

Are you pushing for ‘Simple’ in your business?

Take a minute and think about your average work-day.  How many meetings do you have?  How many discussions (planned or unplanned)? How many different topics do you touch on in a typical day?  If you’re like most business owners or professionals, you’re dealing with a lot of ideas, concepts, and personalities. Unless you’re doing something […]

Are you building a leadership team?

  If you’re actively growing your business, it’s never too soon to start thinking about your leadership team. Successfully scaling a business isn’t quite rocket science, but there are quite a few moving parts that you have to get right in order to make it all work. For starters, let’s assume you have a product […]

Your Business and the Circle of Life…

The Lion King. Released in 1994, it was Disney’s 32nd animated feature film.   You’ve probably seen it multiple times.   And thanks to the Culture House, my 10 yr. old niece (making her acting debut!), and over 80 other young actors, four capacity crowds were reminded this past weekend why The Lion King is also one […]

The Futility of Pushing a String…

You’re familiar with this situation. You’ve got an employee or someone on your team who does exactly what you tell them… but never any more than that, and to make things even more challenging, they’ll only do it when they’re explicitly told to do it. It’s the frustration and futility of pushing a string.  Dwight […]

The Art of Empowerment

As Baby Boomer business owners continue to race towards retirement, the Gen X’s and Millennials are being tasked to carry the mantle of business onward.   Whether it’s by sale, transition, or succession the torches of ownership are being passed at a record pace.  A by-product that has resulted from this mass exodus is an […]