Resources

Organizational Culture: Google

We’ve seen and heard articles from places like Fortune Magazine, Harvard Business Review and Forbes about the best places to work.  In many of these articles, there’s a high focus [...]

3 Key Takeaways when Benchmarking

I am a runner. As a runner, I think don’t think the majority of us run in order to win, but as a way to better ourselves. To set goals [...]

Branding your Organization

What is your brand? For many, a brand may be viewed as merely a logo or a tagline. But given the countless brainstorming meetings and amount of effort put into [...]

Busyness: What’s the Payoff?

When someone asks us how we are, I’ve noticed that oftentimes, our initial response is “Good — busy” or “Ugh…busy.” Not out of the ordinary, right?  Our lives get scheduled [...]

The Real Cause of Workplace Conflict

As business consultants, we get hired to go into businesses and help identify where there’s conflict and how to resolve those conflicts.  Typically, what we find is that businesses have [...]

Aligning Values in Business

Our values are the core of who we are.  They are composed of our successes, failures, experiences, passion, strengths and fears.  However, there are situations where we find our values [...]

People and Process Integration in Business

A common trend we see with businesses is the emphasis on streamlining processes and making quality improvements in how processes are developed and how they flow. As new initiatives in [...]

The Flawed Business Approach to Conflict Management

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”  — Mark Twain Our culture is set up to focus on behaviors with the hope that by modifying people’s behaviors, we [...]

Workplace Awareness: Social Contracts

As a licensed family and marriage therapist and business consultant, rapport is crucial.  It allows you to connect and dive into conflicts that may be holding people and businesses back. [...]

Retaining is Gaining: Why Organizations Need to Address Employee Retention Issues

Let’s face it — good employees are hard to come by, and in many cases, harder to retain.  In fact, according to the United States Department of Labor, tenured has decreased [...]