May 26 2020

    HOW TO PLAN IN A TURBULENT WORLD The key is applying master disciplines NEXT-GENERATION companies recognize that the planning process of developing their mission statements can be as important as the final product. First, they are aware of 5 common challenges; adjusting to the changed economic environment, maintaining worker productivity, keeping profit margins, adjusting […]

May 24 2020

    LET’S DO THIS! A Guide to Taking Charge of Our Lives THE SPEED OF CHANGE offers up many challenges and opportunities. We live in an ADD world.  With literally billions of bits of information bombarding us every day the new currency is attention and the new survival mechanism is to ignore. In order to survive […]

May 20 2020

    EMPLOYEES WITH DIGITAL INFLUENCE HAVE A LOT TO OFFER It’s not just who you know, but who you know online, that matters. MANAGER AND LEADERS  have seen their job descriptions and annual reviews include the phrase “The ability to influence others”.  Developing trusting relationships combined with good communication skills and a healthy amount of emotional […]

May 07 2020

  SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY MANAGE THE SMALL STUFF, LIKE EMAIL, FOR BIG RETURNS THE AVERAGE WORKER SENDS AND RECEIVES 200+ email messages a day, interrupting phone calls, focused work time and personal conversations. And the sad thing is, we let it happen. Email interruptions can suck out up to 28 percent of our day, […]

Apr 05 2020

The Coronavirus has created a world-wide, existential re-set.  We did not seek transformation, it found us, in the form of a tiny virus.   Like an unexpected phone call the impetus for transformation just appeared.  Joseph Campbell in his work on The Hero’s Journey identified patterns in how people and societies transform, that show up in our myths and […]

Jan 11 2018

The holidays are over and we’re tempted to do what we do every January: Make resolutions for the New Year.  But let’s face it: How many of you acted on the resolutions you made last year? For many, great plans start with a bang but end with a fizzle. Why is this? Why do well […]

Nov 29 2017

So you have a new project in mind—a major undertaking, a shift in direction, the kind of thing that will put your company on the map or reaffirm its dominance in the market.  And you are feeling a little… overwhelmed. This leadership thing is not for the faint of heart. Even after all of these years, a […]

Nov 08 2017

By The Quiet Leadership Institute In his new book Peak: Secrets of the New Science of Expertise, K. Anders Ericsson proposes that almost all of us have the seeds of excellence within us—it’s just a question of nurturing them via deliberate practice. What is deliberate practice? Deliberate practice is the breakdown of expertise into a  series of […]

Sep 01 2017

This summer is our 25th year!  A chance to reflect, rebrand and grow. While I’m delighted to reach this milestone, it’s clients who’ve made our work possible.  I’ve always believed true genius doesn’t always come from the facilitator, coach or trainer, but mostly it comes from the clients they serve.  Our job is to guide you […]