How Is Your Emotional Intelligence?

Your emotional intelligence will be the most important skill in the workforce of the future. With AI becoming more and more a part of the workplace, humans will become more valuable for what makes them distinctively human. Your ability to … Read more

Results Come from Relationships

In today’s business culture, can a bank attain great bottom line results without merging, acquiring another bank, or adopting a sales culture? According to Jay Stafford—President and CEO of Benchmark Community Bank in Kenbridge, Virginia—the answer is yes. I recently … Read more

What the Future Workforce Is Looking for Now

The future workforce will be looking for something beyond a paycheck. Of course, they want to make money, but they don’t want to just make money. Today’s workforce is realizing that there is more to life than money, and you … Read more

You Don’t Need Permission to Succeed

When I first entered the workforce, I wanted to be credentialed. I wanted someone to affirm that I knew what I was doing. I was looking for someone else to say that I was qualified to do what I was … Read more

Leaders Must Always See the Big Picture

After I recently guest lectured to MBA students at a local university, one of the students asked me a question about alignment. I explained that one of the most important things for a leader to do is to be able … Read more

How to Stop Worrying about Work

When we think about work, we worry about work.  And we worry about work all the time.  We worry about work when we lay our head on the pillow.  We worry about it even when we’re on vacation.  But how … Read more

When Is the Right Time to Change Careers?

Have you ever felt like a square peg in a round role?  Justin Wise has. He was living the dream.  But it was someone else’s dream. He had gone to seminary and was pastoring at a church.  But he was … Read more