Is there an upside to EGO?

Is there an upside to EGO?

Does talking about the upside of ego sound odd? Isn’t ego a bad thing that motivates bad behaviour? The answer is, not entirely. Of course ego does have a downside, but it has a clear upside also. For example, ego is a powerful motivator. As a result, ego is a key...
Master of your Domain

Master of your Domain

What is your domain? And how can you master it? Your domain is your circle of influence. And how you can master your domain is by managing the ways you interact with it. What do I mean by this? It begins with this. In theory, the tools and strategies used to master...
How deep can the rabbit hole go?

How deep can the rabbit hole go?

This is a great little video. In just under 8 minutes it encapsulates the primary mystery of our human psyche. It will take you a long way towards understanding why some people respond to you the way they do. With understanding comes power. Being able to recognize how...
What is the COST OF STRESS to your organization?

What is the COST OF STRESS to your organization?

There are guaranteed to be significant costs absorbed by your organization when your people are stressed. One of the results of being stressed, or feeling underappreciated, is low engagement. Another is disruption, which occurs in many forms. These culture impacts...
What’s wrong with “Soft Skills”?

What’s wrong with “Soft Skills”?

The only thing wrong with “Soft Skills” is their name and the belief that goes with it. Soft skills are the most important tool we can possibly possess. These skills are the game changers in everything we do. Why? Because we are people first, and our lifetime of...
BIG NEWS COMING SOON !!!

BIG NEWS COMING SOON !!!

First things first, thank you to everyone for all your support through Covid. Your feedback has been incredibly valuable as we have pivoted, like so many others, to a new operating environment. Like so many things, change takes time. And thoughtful change often takes...
Make Stress Work For You

Make Stress Work For You

A common assumption is that stress is bad. In reality, stress is just nature’s way of getting our attention.  It is part of our instinctive response to uncertainty or unwanted things in our environment. It may also be a reaction to being overwhelmed or over...
Why are problems really symptoms?

Why are problems really symptoms?

We recently received a comment on one of our blogs. While crafting our response to William we felt posting it as its own blog entry may be helpful to others. The original blog entry and Williams comment are below our response. Here is our response to William; Thank...
Culture = Momentum = Success

Culture = Momentum = Success

I’ve always been impressed with Simon Sinek. In this very short video he has managed to synthesize why culture is absolutely key to success. As a heads up, he does use a few “colourful” words in this clip, however, I truly believe this message needs to be...