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Out of the Blue: Leading People through Unexpected Situations

Air travel during the best of times can be a drag– but it was especially challenging before Hurricane Michael made landfall. 

I recently endured a long, drawn-out delay at an airport in the southeast as the weather put both outbound and inbound flights into a tailspin. (more…)

Vision Quest: Engaging Your Team in a Big Idea

“How can I get my team to engage in implementing a new idea?”

One of my clients asked that question in frustration recently. He had identified a concept that had revenue-generating, scalable potential, but his excitement wasn’t matched by his team. (more…)

Would you consider a shorter workweek?

“Workaholics aren’t heroes. They don’t save the day, they just use it up. The real hero is home because she figured out a faster way.” — Jason Fried

It’s no surprise that the world is changing. Is it time to start thinking about how we collectively labor? It’s extremely difficult to find great new employees, it’s becoming harder to keep them, and employee engagement continues to be very low (less than 20 percent from a global perspective, according to Gallup). (more…)

How Honest Advertising Benefits Your Business

When businesses think about false advertising, they usually think of the consequences.

Businesses with misleading ads can face government action, lose the trust of consumers, become an easy target of competitor attacks — or all three. (more…)

Interior Design Tips for Business Offices by Karin Ross Designs

Finding the ideal location for your office is essential; however, when it comes to the interior design, you can’t overlook factors such as comfort and lighting. While the right office location will bring potential clients to you, if you don’t create the right atmosphere, then those same clients may seek services elsewhere. (more…)

Make Meetings Work: Three Leadership Tips

“We meet all the time, but we never seem to make progress. Why do I have to keep covering old ground with my team?”

I’ve heard versions of this comment many times from business owners. If you feel the same, you’re not alone – more than 25 million meetings take place in the United States each week, with some estimates as high as 55 million per week. (more…)


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