During the pandemic, many of us have lost touch with people personally and professionally. As this post demonstrates, it’s never too late to reconnect and rekindle relationships and friendships. It just takes some bravery and a lot of intention.
Disagreements at work can be disastrous. Communication stops and projects get stymied and ugly feelings surface. This post offers tips for understanding why disagreements happen and how to mitigate.
Too many organizations lack clear, consistent messages. They may have great branding books and taglines but what’s missing are the messages that bring a brand to life. Here is what a messaging platform should include.
It’s hard to have a meaningful conversation when you are angry. Right now there is an anger arms race because the places on social where we have our conversations reward anger over measured conversation. How do we change that?
Some people might find it insulting to think that the behavior management techniques used on our canine friends work well on our colleagues, bosses, or associates. But they do. When you think about it, it is about finding common ground to live and work together in harmony. Here are three lessons from Buddy the Dog.
Maintaining a dynamic and vibrant organizational culture has never been more important or difficult. For leaders like Phillippe Lanier, who oversees all activities for EastBanc, a 600-person global real estate, retail, and technology company, building and empowering his team is a central focus and that involves letting go and an emphasis on being of service. In this episode of Prism of Value, Phillippe discusses his approach and philosophy of managing this family-owned company, navigating through the pandemic, and laying the foundation for the future.
If we were to only sit down and have a conversation together [with our customers], we could figure out the value of the product to that company. It's an attitude or a mindset that says Mr. Customer, I want to help you understand, is this a good decision? Right? Are you getting the value you need?
How my rambunctious chocolate Labrador puppy led me to discover the beauty of country music and the power of a song to impart wisdom.
Being on LinkedIn is like going to a bar. You make good faith efforts to connect and people just hit you up for business without understanding who you are and what you need. They’ve forgotten the secret ingredient: building relationships.