WHAT MARRIAGE CAN TEACH US       How personal growth coincides with an evolving partnership.           The Book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, just published its 25th-year anniversary edition. The genius of that book was the way it provided simple solutions to our complicated adult lives […]


  WHY WE NEED INTUITION MORE THAN EVER How to tap into the whole person OUR BIGGEST CHALLENGE today is not health care, poverty, political divisiveness or even climate change: our biggest challenge is within ourselves, getting out of our own way, finding and trusting our authentic intuitive voice. For all challenges and growth start within each […]


    Listen to this week’s interview by M&A Unplugged: Get Connected to Your Purpose and Passion. Talk about brother from another mother, Dean Newlund is just THAT guy. Not only is he a devoted wine drinker, but he is a craver and creator of karmic culture. If you want to get your team all on […]


  BRANDING IS NOT ABOUT YOU To brand is to serve HOW MANY TIMES have you been bored to death by a presentation that was long and way too detailed? Or read a mission statement that highlighted the company’s experience, education, and know-how with little mention of the customer? Or, felt the brand of an organization […]


  FINDING ANSWERS INSIDE Breaking the habit of negative thinking YOU ARE SELF-AWARE. You read books and watch YouTube videos that help you figure out how to move forward in a positive and powerful way. Like all of us, you’ve had disappointments in career, relationships, and romance, but you know some habits and tools can really […]


  GETTING A SEAT AT THE TABLE Opportunities for the HR Leader. YOU WANT a seat at the table but are not invited to be involved in strategic decisions for the organization. You help many parts of the business to function, yet when budgets are cut, parts of your department are first on the list. […]


  PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT + ACTION Opportunities for the Team Leader FOR YOU, it’s all about getting results from the work of the team you lead. You understand the team because you were once part of it. You are the link between vision and action, the connective tissue between potential and success. While senior leaders develop […]


  \ THE ISSUE WITH MOTIVATION Act on principles not just on feeling THE US TRADITION of motivation can be found in a rehearsal for the movie, Marathon Man with British actor, Sir Laurence Olivier, and Dustin Hoffman. In the script, Hoffman’s character is supposed to walk from one side of the room to the […]


  Changing Relationships Tiz the season for self-reflection FOR THE FIRST TIME in years, families and friends are re-examining their relationships just as companies, organizations, and governments are re-examining why they exist. Gone are unconscious connections replaced by the choice to connect or not to connect. Before COVID many relationships were supported by routine, habit, and convenience. […]


  NEW TOOLS FOR CULTURE Get a more complete picture of your company’s culture. EVERYONE KNOWS a company’s culture is vital to its success, but few know how to measure it. The annual employee performance review, retention rate, Glassdoor posts, engagement surveys, and cultural health assessments help, but these tools provide only a glimpse into the […]