How to Confront Someone

Most of us don’t enjoy it, but knowing how to confront someone is a life skill that encourages productivity in the workplace, strengthens relationships, and builds trust. While confrontation has often had a reputation as being harmful or a relationship…

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Career Planning: How to Become an Executive

Career planning usually elicits one of two kinds of reactions in people. Some people find the concept of career planning so abstract or dull that they don’t understand what it means. And other people – the ambitious, the competitive, the…

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The Power of Words

The power of words – it’s something we talk a lot about in the world of consulting. Whether it be verbal or written, consultants need to be masters of language to make strong recommendations. But it’s not just consultants. Everyone…

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Business Impact Analysis: Steps & Why It’s Important

Business impact analysis is used to predict the results of a disruption to a business and to develop mitigation and recovery plans. Business impact analysis involves risk assessment, scenario planning, and analysis of investment in prevention relative to cost of…

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Building A Legacy in Business

At one point in our career, many people pause to consider how we can impact the future for others and whether we are building a legacy. As Charles Dickens stated, “No one is useless in this world who lightens the…

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Vision Board: A Tool For Clarity

A vision board provides a tangible, visual representation of goals and dreams. It’s easy to think about our goals as a destination – the challenge is picturing how to get there. Research shows that visual tools play a powerful role…

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Blended Learning: What Is It?

Education is changing rapidly in the face of evolving technology, new learning models, and post-COVID social distancing requirements. In the midst of these changes, a new model of learning has emerged: blended learning. Both higher education and corporate learning are…

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Business Failure: How to Handle Failure in Business

Business is inherently risky, and you’re likely to hear that from a number of sources if you’re thinking of starting one. You’ll probably hear lots of daunting statistics about the failure rates of small businesses. And yet, if you’re passionate…

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Are Optimistic Employees More Successful?

Optimism in the workplace has numerous benefits for employees including financial, health, and overall success in their careers. Optimism also contributes to higher performance on teams and, ultimately, a more positive work environment for companies. In this article, we’ll explore…

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