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 [...]

Limiting Your Leadership Potential

My father had worked at the same company for 40 years.  He was so dedicated, that he invested everything he had into the company.  When he later died of a [...]

The Biggest Mistake in eNPS Benchmarking

Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) can be used to predict the productivity of your company. Studies have shown that a higher eNPS leads to better customer experiences, and thus, creates an [...]

4 Stages of Culture Integration

Change is scary. Whether you’re moving to a new area, starting a new job, or simply taking on more responsibilities. Just like people, companies experience change in a similar way. [...]

The Inefficiency of Dishonesty in Business

People are inherently inefficient. In fact, our inefficiency sparks our desire to find a better way. Take travel for instance. To be able to travel faster, someone invented wheels, and [...]

The Corporate Lifecycle: The Business of Growing Up

“The more a thing tends to be permanent, the more it tends to be lifeless.”  – Alan Watts Death has this unique ability to awaken something within us — whether [...]

A Dose of Anxiety

Imagine what would happen if you were locked in your office without your phone or email.  You are not able to do anything for the day, other than sit in [...]

Super Stars and Team Players

In front of you stands a group of classmates — some eagerly jumping around waiting to be picked, while others do their best to hold in their anticipation of being [...]

Bridging the Divide: Aligning Culture Factions

In our previous blog, we discussed how culture is an extension of its leader.  The way a leader treats his employees and customers is a direct representation of him and his [...]