Our next discovery along the EQ spectrum is valuing differences. This discovery is a differentiator for high-performing teams. When we join a team, project, or relationship we bring our unique life experiences, culture, and thinking style into the room with us. Mature leaders recognize the...

Our next discovery along the EQ spectrum is communicating effectively. Effective communicators use language and imagery to build shared consciousness with their audience. Whether in a one-on-one, team, or organization-wide setting, connecting to others through communication allows a leader to facilitate the adoption of new ideas...

Introduction I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Greg Robinson since the first time he put my friends and me on a low ropes course in middle school. That day I experienced the magic that can be unleashed when a leader has the courage to ask themselves...

In October 2019, 16 year old climate activist Greta Thunberg turned down the Environment Prize and cash award from the Nordic Council, an official body responsible for collaborations between 8 nordic governing bodies. Here’s what she wrote on Instagram: "The Nordic countries have a great reputation...

In work with our client-partners we often come across artifacts of previous consulting projects. It’s worth digging into a couple of examples. In the first case the client spent hundreds of thousand of dollars on culture and strategy work from a big management consulting firm....

On May 3rd, the US Labor Department announced that unemployment had dropped to 3.6%. That’s the lowest since 1969, and is another sign that we’re living in a time when power is shifting from companies to employees. The connected world is facilitating rising employee expectations...

Attending the 2019 Workhuman conference last month was a great opportunity to explore new ideas and perspectives in our field. Dr. Bob Schooley and I took a few minutes to share our insights and highlights. ...

“Leadership is influence—nothing more, nothing less. When you become a student of leaders, as I am, you recognize people's level of influence in everyday situations all around you.”  -John Maxwell This well-known quote on leadership has become one of the most trusted and referenced definition of...