Build Your Community

illustrates community

I find that people are using the word community more often and I hear it in multiple contexts: business, neighborhoods, sports, and government among others. People usually use the word to describe the act of bringing people together.¬†Businesses and organizations often talk about building or establishing community with the intent to make stakeholders, employees, or even customers feel that they … Read More

9 Practical Steps to Build Your Organization

Open door policy

When faced with rapidly changing conditions in the workplace, it’s easy to forget the simple things that can be done to build your team. And it starts when they walk in the door for the first time. What is the most important thing a leader can do for a new hire? Transfer the DNA of the company to the new … Read More

Get the Right People in the Room

Empty room waiting to be filled

“Let’s get a few smart people together in one room to figure this out.” If only it were that easy. Getting people together is a start, but are they the right people to solve the specific problem? A skilled facilitator can help guide people down the right path. However, game-changing results tend to happen only when the people at the … Read More