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It’s Time To Rethink The Role Of Manager

Think of the ideal manager. Do you picture someone who is a coach and mentor, someone who removes roadblocks for their team, someone who is there to bounce ideas off of, and someone who communicates the greater needs of the company’s strategic vision back to their...

The Case For Extreme Honesty

What if you recorded every meeting and any employee could watch and listen later? Or if you wrote an email complaining about another employee, that person was immediately cc’ed so that both parties would be forced into a conversation? How would your communication...

3 Ways To Avoid Having The Tower Of Knowledge

Does your organization have a Tower of Knowledge? What’s your plan if/when they leave? Working on that plan now can save you a whole lot of work and stress when they give their two weeks notice. Most start-ups have a tower of knowledge. They are typically employee 3...

How The Values Incubator Was Born

I have worked in many different companies and office environments. 33 jobs to be exact.  My career has been almost exclusively contract work at companies ranging from small family run businesses with 2-5 employees to large national/international companies with...

An Introduction To Corporate Culture

Corporate culture is a hot topic these days as companies try to attract top talent through their “awesome” culture and ping pong table. A Google search of corporate culture pulls up almost 29M results and Amazon has no shortage of books about how to improve, build or...