By Shigé Clark, Facilitator – You're probably familiar with the concept of a "learning organization,” but how often do we actually see it lived out? In my years in the Army, I saw leader after leader pay lip service to what they knew in theory to be...

By Andrew Jennings, CCO – One of the things we have learned over the 16 years we have helped organizations develop high performing cultures is, actually, quite obvious. High performing cultures consist of (and retain) high performing individuals. The old adage of “A-Players” attracting “A-Players” is...

By Dana Gillis, Executive Coach — The term emotional intelligence is often bandied about by academics, practitioners, and influencers of public opinion. It's touted as a panacea for organizational ills caused by poor leadership. Let’s examine exactly what emotional intelligence (EI) means, how to measure EI, and...

By Linda DeLuca, Executive Coach – Who taught you the adage, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?" Mom and dad both taught me that lesson in their own ways. I learned that if I did regular checks and preventative maintenance, things lasted longer....

By Laura Huckabee-Jennings, CEO – Group work and project teams. Do these words make you break out into a cold sweat? Can you recall memories of group work in school where you did all the work and project teams where one personality dominated the decisions or hogged...