Creativity Expands Business

Creativity Expands Business

Creativity gives your business a huge advantage over your competition by propelling innovation forward and while this may sound like hyperbole, I want to assure you it’s not. Just creating an intention of embracing creativity gives you a step up, you see, most businesses give creativity lip service or totally ignore it altogether.

You’re Either Creative or You’re Not

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Why Leadership is Essential for Success

Why Leadership Training is Essential for Success With noble intentions, organizations in the United States spend nearly $200 billion dollars on leadership training. And I’m sorry. Whenever I hear the word “training”, I think of monkeys. Or sea lions at Sea World spinning balls on their noses. Can leaders even be trained? The jury’s still… Continue Reading

Multitasking Myths Exposed + Why Productivity Loss is Huge

People jump on the multitasking bandwagon for a variety of reasons, perception of becoming more productive tops of the list. And while evidence exists that a small percentage of people <2% may be in the Supertasker category those of us remaining would do well to not deceive ourselves. My goal in creating the Multitasking Myths… Continue Reading

Why Effective Leaders Listen

I Hear What You’re Saying, but…: You’ve been working on a proposal for weeks about an idea you have for your organization. The day has finally come. You’re in the Board room, seated in front of the Executive Team, presenting your PowerPoint slides in a most professional manner. Talking the members of the team through… Continue Reading

Real Leaders Cry

“Just hold it together, Susan; just keep it together.” I can’t tell you how many times I have said these very words to myself over the past 18 months, the most recent being a few short days ago. I was driving my youngest daughter to the airport; it was Christmas Eve. This was going to… Continue Reading

Leading is Serving

    Making my way home from a business trip to Houston, waiting for my flight to board, I busied myself by researching some articles on leadership. Hobby Airport was busier than I have ever seen it – thousands of people bustling around, standing in long lines, even running to catch flights, carrying bags full… Continue Reading

Synchronicity in Business

Become Curious, Become Inquisitive You’ve been thinking about a dear friend or colleague for the last 3 days. On the third evening, the phone rings. You answer; and the person calling is the very person who has been on your mind and heart. You walk into a bookstore to browse with no intention of making… Continue Reading

Thinking About Leadership

Someone recently commented that the definition of Leadership is a murky place, I smiled as I thought about what she’d just said, and she’s right it is a murky place. Today there are thousands of coaches and agencies selling their expertise in Leadership and becoming a Leader, yet the field is more like a witch’s… Continue Reading