Business Acumen: Test Your Financial Literacy

Business Acumen: Test Your Financial Literacy

Business acumen is an understanding of how an organization makes money. This inc...

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5 Reasons Most Strategic Alignment Fails

5 Reasons Most Strategic Alignment Fails

More than 65% of organizations have a strategic initiative. Yet, only 14% of em...

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3 Reasons Why Your Sales Team May Need a Higher Business IQ

3 Reasons Why Your Sales Team May Need a Higher Business IQ

The world of business is becoming more complicated. Today more than ever, sales...

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Learning and Development: What We’ve Learned in 2017

Learning and Development: What We’ve Learned in 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we're taking the opportunity to reflect on the lessons...

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Resolution Reflections: Why Smart Executives Fail

Resolution Reflections: Why Smart Executives Fail

Every organization can learn plenty from Sydney Finkelstein's book, Why Smart Ex...

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4th and Organizational Goals: The Link Between Football and Business Acumen

4th and Organizational Goals: The Link Between Football and Business Acumen

All 32 NFL teams came into the season with one common goal: win the Super Bowl a...

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Resolution Reflections: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Resolution Reflections: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

We all see the world through our own lens, our own paradigm. In his famed book,...

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5 Reasons Most Training Programs are Failing

5 Reasons Most Training Programs are Failing

"Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement." - C.S. Lewis The failur...

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Tricks or Treats: Presentations Shouldn't Be Spooky

Tricks or Treats: Presentations Shouldn't Be Spooky

Part of my job is to read training and talent development publications and artic...

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What’s Wrong with eLearning?

What’s Wrong with eLearning?

"Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and mo...

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Preparing for Chance: Proactive Thinking in Business and Life

Preparing for Chance: Proactive Thinking in Business and Life

An elementary school teacher of mine had a favorite saying by Woody Allen, “If y...

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New and Improved Hires: Now with Business Acumen

New and Improved Hires: Now with Business Acumen

Searching for a new hire can be a challenging and seemingly futile task. The tal...

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Run Your Life Like a Project Manager

Run Your Life Like a Project Manager

A recent article featured in Inc magazine, covering how some extremely successfu...

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5 Unconventional Training Methods that are Changing the Game

5 Unconventional Training Methods that are Changing the Game

As technology advances, and the world shrinks, we're increasingly exposed and co...

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5 Benefits of Emphasizing Learning and Development

5 Benefits of Emphasizing Learning and Development

The internet is filled with "listicles" explaining the best, easiest or cheapest...

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Resolution Reflections: Management of the Absurd: Paradoxes in Leadership

Resolution Reflections: Management of the Absurd: Paradoxes in Leadership

You may recall from prior writings that my professional new year’s resolution wa...

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A Need No Matter The Job Site: Business Acumen

A Need No Matter The Job Site: Business Acumen

I had a recent experience with a client that reminded me it’s not just those of...

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From Bored Game To Board Game

From Bored Game To Board Game

Although I can't live without my phone, I can't seem to maintain my interest in...

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