Complete Leader Articles

What Are Your Clients Thinking?

By Dr. Lisa Aldisert, The answer to this question requires action! Reflect on the conversations you’ve had recently with your clients or customers. Do you really know what’s on their minds, or are you making assumptions? Often, we project our opinions onto our clients. If we are struggling with COVID related problem X, we assume that our... read more

Creating Better Learning Experiences During COVID

By Ron Price, These are such interesting times! Of course, when we look at the human challenges and suffering, we hope it is a “once in a century” period of turmoil. I often think about the stages of grief and how we have all been forced to embrace new realities. The first stage in the grieving process is denial, which many of us probably... read more

Four Ways to Innovate Right Now

By Dr. Evans Baiya While the pandemic has been difficult for all us economically, as business owners, we never run out of opportunities. No matter the business climate, there is always a chance to do something new and something better—you just have to find it. This has never proven truer than now, with the way business has been forced to... read more

The Power of Coming Back to Your Foundation

emotional intelligence, values, creating your life By Jalene Case Experiencing imbalance and balance is part of living. How might we lead ourselves from chaos to order? Carl Jung said, “In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.” There’s a new way forward waiting for you to discover it. Before making direction-changing... read more

What Are You Missing When You’re Paying Attention?

By Dr. Francis Eberle Recently I came across a familiar video I had not seen in a while. It has two teams, one in black shirts and the other in white shirts, passing basketballs to each other. As you watch it, you are asked to count the number of passes. Sounds easy, right? If you want to watch the original video, go here. After you report... read more

Validate Your Pivot with Innovation

By Dr. Evans Baiya When planning or navigating a pivot, how do you know if you are pivoting in the right direction? Answer simple questions to validate your pivot and execute on four actions to help create speed-to-market. We are hearing the word “pivot” a lot these days. The idea is that business conditions have changed dramatically and,... read more

Navigate the Storm Using Innovation and the Talents of Your Team

By Tanja Yardley I have a bias to confess to. The phrase “we are in this boat together” sparks an almost irrational irritability. While we are in this pandemic storm together, we are most certainly not in the same boat. As leaders, we know instinctively that some of our team members are flailing around in a dinghy with multiple holes, barely... read more

During Crisis, Don’t Neglect Your Company’s Most Critical Asset: Ideas

By Dr. Evans Baiya It has been said, the best way to find your way around a new location quickly is to ask for ideas. As many of us are working from “new locations,” ideas are more important than ever. What is the best way to manage those ideas? How do you continue to engage your employees so they give you the best ideas? Ideas are critical... read more

Does Your Company Culture Matter? Only If You Want to Thrive!

A Case Study of The Brooks Group By Dr. Lisa Aldisert, Organizational culture is a topic that baffles many executives because culture seems like a soft and squishy topic. After all, you don’t go out and buy a how-to manual on creating corporate culture! Although the topic may seem soft, hard, tangible results can ensue when your people are... read more

Why Agility is Key to Companies Surviving the Pandemic

Dr. Evans Baiya, Fast Company, June 2020 One of the key lessons coming from the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to create more resilient companies. Many organizations think they are resilient, but they are not. The U.S. has lost more than 100,000 businesses due to the virus, seen millions lose jobs, and is experiencing dismal short-term financial... read more