Encourage Risk-Taking to Bolster Team Building Success

Encourage Risk-Taking to Bolster Team Building Success

Risk is defined as a ‘situation involving exposure to danger or failure.’  So when you mention the word, risk, several emotions come to mind such as: Fear Failure Stress Anxiety But without the element of risk, there would be no new discoveries, innovation, or...
Replace a Cut-Throat Work Culture with an Empathetic Culture To Spark Engagement

Replace a Cut-Throat Work Culture with an Empathetic Culture To Spark Engagement

When you walk a mile in someone else’s shoes, you understand their situation, feelings, and motives. That’s empathy…and today’s corporations, leaders, and employees seem to come up short on this basic soft skill.   Empathy is a skill important to building good...
Moving Toward Team Cooperation and Emotional Intelligence – 2013 Trend #1

Moving Toward Team Cooperation and Emotional Intelligence – 2013 Trend #1

I recently posted a blog, 2013 Business Trends, expressing my viewpoint on business culture trends for 2013. I touched on the three trends briefly, but intend to fully expand on each over the next few blog posts. The first trend I talked about is two-fold: #1 –...