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Reflections on Time, a Transformational Tool and Our Purpose
November 13, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
“Time is the friend of the wonderful business, the enemy of the mediocre.” –WARREN BUFFETT It’s really a beautiful thing when you intentionally set a course to pursue a specific purpose that’s mixed with equal parts passion and then, ...
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The Power of Gratitude
November 6, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
“Genius is making complex ideas simple, not making simple ideas complex.” –ALBERT EINSTEIN Can you recall the last time you paused to share a genuine moment of deep appreciation with a member of your organization? A heartfelt moment to ...
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Shine Your Light to Stay Relevant
October 30, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Have you watched Meryl Streep’s “mic drop worthy” 2010 Barnard College Commencement Speech? Last week it began popping up in various social media feeds. Here’s the link to the Goalcast video. Sometimes, when content from a speech, delivered almost ...
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Want to Be an Employer of Choice? Prioritize Wellbeing
October 23, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
When most people think of what it takes to build a thriving workforce, retain and recruit top talent and be an employer of choice, the word “wellbeing” probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. The reality is, ...
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The Revolution – Doing What We Can
October 16, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
In 2013, India mandated that companies of a certain size and profit level must give 2% of their net to charities. Meanwhile, back in the States, our companies are choosing to make a difference, unmandated. Personally, I like that ...
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Want to Increase Impact? Train Your Brain to Think Strategically
October 9, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
In theory, four simple steps ensure a great annual strategic planning process: Assess. Design. Build. Manage. Most folks are familiar with how it goes. Members of the organization’s senior leadership team meet as a large, formal committee, on a ...
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Where to Next? Shaping Strategy in a World of Constant Disruption
October 2, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Redefining how you approach strategy – during constant disruption and turbulent times – can feel overwhelming these days. We get it. However, no business can afford to ignore the importance of disruptive innovation. So, if you are curious and ...
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The State of Sales Report
September 25, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Has your sales team prepared to shift to meet the changing needs of your customers? Have you reprioritized or adapted the team’s sales objectives for the next 12-18 months to take into account changing dynamics in your market? What ...
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Managing Career Transitions: From Student to Young Professional
September 18, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
The first few weeks after Labor Day always signals change. Sometimes its when cooler temperatures show up but more frequently those “back-to-school” season feelings come to us as our day-to-day weekday routines change. Those conversations about summertime “sun-and-fun” shift ...
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Sales Motivation
September 11, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Our friends at Objective Management Group, which I always call Kurlan, have new data about what motivates salespeople. I find the data interesting and useful in terms of understanding that salespeople are actually human and individually motivated by different ...
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