Overcome the Fear of Other People’s Opinions

If there’s one thing I hated more than anything else in high school it was this: public speaking. I just dreaded it. It made me…

Living Your Core Values

Through my travels and tenure with businesses over the past 30+ years, I’ve heard core values — the principles and beliefs that drive the behaviors…

What This Netflix Documentary Taught Me About Business

I finally got around to watching the Netflix documentary “FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened” this weekend. Yes, I’m late to the party, but…

The Toxic (But Annoyingly Brilliant) Employee

There’s always one, isn’t there? The bad apple of the office bunch who never has anything good to say, riles up their coworkers, and makes…

Engaging the Invisible Employee

If you’ve ever read Good to Great, then you’ll remember that the best leaders aren’t swaggering, boastful, arrogant, loudmouths, but quiet and humble men and…

70% of Employees Say This Is The Reason They Are Stressed. Here’s how to fix it.

Stress is a killer both personally and professionally. It hurts family relationships, disrupts sleep, impacts job performance, and leads to burnout. No one wants to…

Focus on Management for True Strategic Advantage

Management struggles with a really unsexy brand. Sure, it might require a focused effort, a refined process, and it can be hard work, but ultimately…

Lessons From Busy Season: How To Be a Great Boss

Every business has a busy season. For us, we’re in the most demanding one of the year. Business returns are due tomorrow, and April 15th…

Corporate Responsibility Boosts Your Business (and it’s just the right thing to do)

We tend to think of corporate service as a “nice to have” in our organizations, a “feel good” thing for company morale that makes for…

How Your Company Can Give Disaster Relief — and get the tax breaks that go with it.

The Southeast has had its share of natural disasters this year. Hurricanes Florence and Michael tore through our area, leaving a wake of destruction across…