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…

Building a Culture of Accountability

Accountability is at the center of nearly every business book on the market, yet every day in the workplace managers fail to lead on this…

Bring Meaning To Your Core Values

When I say “core values”, what comes to mind? Words like integrity, diversity, inspiration, community, creativity, sustainability… and blah, blah, blah, boring.  Right?  This is…

Don’t Ignore Your (Cultural) Core

I can spot a good volleyball player a mile away. I’ve been playing since I was a kid and still do in adult leagues and…

Stay Calm and Conflict On: Harness the power of workplace conflict.

April is our busiest month here at BGW (hello, April tax deadline).  The good news is that we’re a family and we work together like…

7 Root Causes of Delegation Issues

If DIY is your CEO mantra, you’re doing it wrong. A manager’s role is two-fold: to increase productivity and to raise up the next generation…