Tag: relationships

5 Ways To Handle The Haters: What To Do When People...

It was a blog post about Chick-Fila sauce that made me think about the haters. A simple, well-written metaphor, that compared personal taste for which...

The Simple Reason Why Businesses Still Struggle With Growth (Growth Mindset)

These days it looks as if businesses have nearly limitless opportunities for growth. By all appearances they have unprecedented advantages. Barriers to entry have never been...

What To Do When Your Business Mistake Leads To Financial Hardship

One of the best things that ever happened to Scott Oldford was slipping into $725,000 of debt. This may sound strange, but after interviewing him...

Giving Feedback: Are You A Window-Gazer Or Mirror-Holder? (Develops Others)

It’s no secret that the feedback we share with others fails to bring about positive and lasting change. By some estimates, people ignore our...

Break Your Creativity Echo Chamber (Innovation & Creativity)

Fresh ideas and new perspectives are the lifeblood of great work. But what happens when inspiration routinely comes from the same place – people...

3 Ways To Build Trust On Your Team (Builds Teams)

On their way to winning their first World Series in more than a century, the Chicago Cubs did something unusual: They changed the shape...

3 Things The Best Leaders Do In Relationships (Builds Teams)

Leadership is a people business. Relationships are inseparable from leadership. The best leaders respect, value, and are grateful for each team member. No matter...

Why Negative Feedback Is Good For You (Develops Others)

  Few people like hearing bad news about themselves. Getting a tough performance review or being called out for a mistake challenges our status and...

How To Be The MVP (Most Valuable Person) In The Room...

One of the myths about “networking” is that everybody is there to do the same thing.  Everyone is there to simply meet people, correct?...