Interesting perspectives from Ajay Banga, president and CEO of Mastercard: “Inclusive capitalism” - Ajay Banga is a good example of a growing number of CEOs that are searching for ways to show that they care about more than boosting short-term profits and stock prices. Banga...

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....

In 2003 Lego’s sales had fallen off a cliff, dropping 35% in the United States and 29% worldwide, culminating a year later in the biggest loss in the company's history - $280 million. In 2004, Lego was in pieces, with predatory private-equity firms circling like sharks...

We strongly encourage the organizations, leaders and teams we work with to (1) define your why / purpose and (2) use your why / purpose as your “North Star.”  Be intentional – use your purpose to guide your journey.  Factor your purpose into every decision...

“So what do you do?” says an Italian relative at one of many family events. “I’m a corporate trainer,” I say while cringing inside. It’s just the easiest thing to say so that people will understand quickly. “So, you show up and do trainings for...

We are passionate about supporting leaders on their journey of growth and development. Many of the leaders we work with are professionals with interesting perspectives we are compelled to share. This month, we welcome guest blogger Brian Gooden's thoughts regarding his search for meaningfulness and his...

Habits are developed over a period of a long time, and are the product of continuous doing of something that is either harmless, fruitful, or harmful. There is plenty of research out there about what’s good or bad for our physical health, but what about...

As a teenager, I used to stay up every night to watch Dave Letterman’s “Top 10 List” with my dad. It was one of those good memories that I have as a teenager with him. We’d watch and laugh, then I’d kiss him goodnight (I...

(Originally Published by Stephanie Licata on LinkedIn 10/25/17) Let’s start by getting something abundantly clear. I LOVE the conversation about WHY. It’s inspiring. It moves me. I respect and admire the people who write and speak about tapping into our why, inner purpose, North Star or...

As the millennial generation grows in the workforce, managers and human resources professionals will need to develop new engagement models. Millennials, which are the generation born between 1981 and 1996, are now the dominant generation in the workforce.  In the latest Gallup Engagement survey, nearly...