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Are You and Your Board in Alignment?

How would you describe your relationship with your board? Would you say that is harmonious? Or would you say that it is contentious? If you and your board are at odds with each other, then it is likely that you … Read more

Friction between Brand and Culture Costs You Money

The relationship between your brand and your culture must be frictionless. Your employees’ interactions with customers and with each other need to be like a well-oiled machine. The way your employees interact with customers and fellow employees is indicative of … 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

Stick With It

About twenty years ago, I tried to get a nonprofit off the ground. I launched a new initiative in my community to kick start it. I spent a lot of time on the phone recruiting sponsors for the event. And … Read more

The Six Keys to Great Messaging

Good branding matters whether you work for a company or a nonprofit. Whether you’re selling a product or you’re selling an idea. And good branding requires great messaging. Before I started Transformational Impact LLC, I worked with my friend Ben … Read more

The Five B’s for Building a Culture of Trust

Trust is the key ingredient of a healthy workplace culture, and trust is a huge predictor of the success of the leadership of any business. When your team trusts you and each other, everything works better. That’s why it is … 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

What Should a Good Company Culture Look Like?

To have good company culture in the workplace, four key pieces are necessary. In fact, a company culture will not work as it should without all four pieces in place. Your company culture will never become better than you can … 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 to Build Trust with Your Team

Trust is a fragile thing.  We want our team to trust us, but trust cannot be developed overnight.  You can only build trust through a consistent relationship maintained over time. In developing an environment of trust with your team, it … Read more