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Lessons from my Dad…

I often find myself thinking about my dad. He passed away a few years ago and although he’s not here, I still find myself uncovering and appreciating the many lessons he taught me. And a lot of those lessons have been particularly important to me since I started my own business (now over 13 years […]

Senior Leadership! Congratulations to the class of 2020

She is only one of an estimated 3.7 million in the US, but history will frame it as an exclusive club.  She understands that in her lifetime, there will be plenty of memorable events to celebrate, although you could argue, that few have been more anticipated than the spring of her 18th year.  She’s a […]

2020 Leadership – What to do now…

Let’s face it, you and your team have been thrown more than a few curve balls this year. 2020 is going to be in the history books for a lot of reasons, but for business classes, they’ll be studying how companies reacted to the impacts and what it took to survive (or thrive). Fundamentally your […]

Business Survival: Pivot or Persevere?

The likelihood of every business going back to their previous “Normal” after the pandemic passes isn’t going to happen.  We’re all being forced to step out of our comfort zones and try things we otherwise would not have attempted.  Probably the biggest example is companies that previously questioned the effectiveness of allowing employees to work […]

CV-19? Flexibility – For the Win!

It turns out you have a lot of time to think when you’re ‘sheltering in place’ and there’s certainly a lot to think about especially when it comes to growing a business and how all of this is going to impact the future. The first thing I’ve had to wrap my head around is the […]

Are you clear on the ‘Who’ (and the ‘What’)?

One of the great things about a smaller business or a start-up is the feeling of teamwork you get (if you’re doing it right). Opportunities or challenges come up and it’s all hands on deck, with everyone chipping in to rise to the challenge. When you’re trying to scale your business, that level of teamwork […]