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Operationalize Your Brand in Your Company Culture

How do you strategically ensure that your customers consistently experience your brand positively? Your customers will receive a clear brand message from your company only if your employees’ actions exude your brand. COVID has created a challenging environment for creating … Read more

What makes a Google team successful?

Remember the last time that you were part of a team assigned to create a deliverable? Whether it was weeks ago on the job or years ago at school, what stood out to you? Chances are that you had a … Read more

5 Things You Need to “Get” to Communicate Better

Communication is the single biggest problem area in any organization. Many times people do not think through their communications with others. As a result, communication breakdowns are common. But they can be overcome. It requires that you be intentional in … Read more

How to Give Bad News

When I was a new manager, I had the hardest time giving constructive feedback to my assistant. When it was time to share with her what she needed to know to help her improve, I couldn’t even get the words … Read more

How to Have Staying Power for Long-Term Goals

When you have long-term goals, you need something to prevent you from quitting. That’s why it is important to have staying power. But how do you develop it? Your staying power is your ability to keep doing something for a … Read more

Three Essentials of Good Branding

Building a good brand is not complicated. Good branding starts with leadership who understand how they want to define their brand and then deliver that brand over and over again. While good branding is not complicated, it’s not necessarily easy. It … Read more

How to Create Clarity with Your Team

Teams need clarity to perform at their best.  Because everyone on the team needs their expectations clarified. In the absence of clear expectations, your team will make assumptions that may not be realized.  When that happens, disappointments are sure to … Read more

How Do You Develop Your Personal Identity?

In order to have a clear vision for where you are going in life, it is important to first have an accurate handle on your personal identity. A vision is a picture of a future state from a present vantage … Read more

How to Develop Transparency with Your Team

In today’s business culture, we have grown accustomed to people lying to us—or at least not being up front with us.  It seems commonplace to feel like we’re being snowed.  That’s why it is imperative that you have a transparency … Read more