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Leadership 101: A Quick Litmus Test for Leaders

The topic of leadership is always one that gets a lot of attention.  Leadership styles, effectiveness of leaders, ability to lead in crisis, leadership in change management, and succession leadership are just one handful of the examples of leadership terms you’ve probably heard at one time or another.  But what are some simple indicators to […]

9 Quotes that will help you think differently…

Sparks of insight can come from experiences (but only if you take the time to think about them). They can also come from learning or listening – again only if you’re thoughtful about what you’ve learned. In fact, insights can come from something as simple as a powerful quote… with some pondering on your part […]

Restaurant Week, Using The Law of Scarcity…

This past weekend marked the start of the 12th annual Restaurant Week in Kansas City.  This has become an annual event in many cities across the country for chefs to showcase their culinary skills.  In 2021, this normally “Dine-in” event will have a strong “carry-out” focus and many chefs are welcoming the opportunity to prepare […]

America… You’re Still ‘The Beautiful’

This week our nation will celebrate its 244th birthday.  As the days, weeks, and months have blended into a slurry of one of the strangest times in our nation’s history, it might be a challenge this year for some people to get into the spirit of celebrating on the 4th.   Our great nation and its […]

Thoughts from CV-19 Bunker

Now that we’ve all had a week (or more) of ‘sheltering in place’ and hunkering down to slow the spread of Covid-19, I thought I’d share some things I’ve seen that you might find helpful. But before that, one thing I’ve noticed about myself is an almost burning need to continually check the internet for… […]

Do you have Fall Back strategies for your business?

Every business needs strategies in place to “fall back” on for the unexpected.  No company is 100% insulated from unexpected challenges that interrupt the normal operations of owning or managing a business…even yours. This past weekend was the annual “catch up on all the sleep you lost over the last year in one hour event” […]