Having a Growth Mindset…                              What does that REALLY mean?

Having a Growth Mindset… What does that REALLY mean?

The concept of Growth Mindset has been around for centuries although it’s been called different things. Confucius, Aristotle, Emerson, and John Dewey all espoused some form of learning and education with growth as an individual. Today, we associate Dr. Carol Dweck as the person who has best pioneered research into the underlying beliefs people have about their […]

Reconnecting with Each Other & a 30% Offer

Reconnecting with Each Other & a 30% Offer

How long has it been since you’ve seen members of your team or any stakeholder for that matter? Are you feeling disconnected with them and others in your life?  Living through this pandemic has been challenging.  Our world has changed forever.  But the importance of human connection has not.  Coming out of this pandemic will […]

Transforming our World                                           – Expanding our Abilities to Collaborate

Transforming our World – Expanding our Abilities to Collaborate

The pandemic has changed our world and forced us to collaborate in new ways. Virtual teamwork is here to stay as we connect and reconnect with our teams around the world.  In fact, futurist Gerd Leonhard uses the following quote to describe the transformation taking place: “Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces […]

Becoming an Angel’s Advocate                                      …an Important Collaboration Tool

Becoming an Angel’s Advocate …an Important Collaboration Tool

How do you feel when someone takes an excellent idea that you’ve offered and then says: “Let me play Devil’s Advocate“. Do you sit back and think – oh boy, here it comes! You know they are about to rip your idea apart. Other forms of this show up like:  We’ve tried that before… or […]

Engaging Every Brain – Thinking Agility in a Post-Pandemic World

Engaging Every Brain – Thinking Agility in a Post-Pandemic World

Engaging employees is one of the major ways to drive productivity, innovation, and employee satisfaction.  Different backgrounds, experiences and thought processes bring new and unique perspectives to an organization. Honoring every person’s contributions and establishing an environment that thrives on diverse thinking is key to enhancing creativity and engagement. Whether creating a learning, purpose-driven, innovative, […]

The Whole Brain® Model and Inclusive Leadership

The Whole Brain® Model and Inclusive Leadership

Businesses today are 100% focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). After a dramatic year when many social issues dominated the news, including blatant discrimination and a pandemic-driven demand to work remotely, we are increasingly aware that our global teams touch many different cultures.  For some time, we have known that diverse teams are more […]