Treat the team as the heart of the organization

Treat the team as the heart of the organization

In 1986, the Boston Red Sox were up three games to two in Game 6 of the World Series against the New York Mets. The Red Sox had scored two runs in the top of the 10th inning. In the bottom of the 10th, the Mets tied the game with two outs and had a runner on second. A...
5 books to add to your summer reading list

5 books to add to your summer reading list

Summer is upon us! Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a small-business leader or self-improvement junkie, here’s a selection of books to inspire you during your downtime this season. Mindset by Carol Dweck Psychologist Carol Dweck distills an important field of...
Understanding the difference between loyalty and honesty

Understanding the difference between loyalty and honesty

What do you value more, honesty or loyalty? There isn’t an easy answer to this question, but successful change requires each in varying amounts. Imagine you are the mother or father of a blushing bride to be. Six months before the wedding she brings you with her and...
Working ON the business vs Working IN the business

Working ON the business vs Working IN the business

The concept of busy has become glorified. We are all busy, but the value of that busy depends greatly on how you’re spending your time. We go to work every day and work IN the organization — answering emails, returning calls and producing widgets for our clients and...