How to Get Your Innovation Team in Peak Performance Quickly

Need to get your innovation team at peak performance quickly? Forget about taking the team out for a beer. Ask these 9 questions instead. It’s common to have a social event to kick off a new project or major initiative. The idea is that this will translate into better collaboration in the workplace. By helpingContinue reading “How to Get Your Innovation Team in Peak Performance Quickly”

Inclusive Leadership: The Right Way to Onboard a Diverse Hire

Even the most well-meaning leaders get this wrong. Here’s the bottom line: ❌Stop talking about your new hire’s diversity. ✔Start talking about your new hire’s credentials. Oftentimes inclusive leaders jump to announce that they have just hired a woman or a person of color, or someone with ability differences…however they are defining diversity in theirContinue reading “Inclusive Leadership: The Right Way to Onboard a Diverse Hire”

My # 1 Recommended Resources After 1 Year In Business

People ask me all the time how I made the transition from corporate to my own coaching and consulting business. It’s a long answer but here are some of the resources that have helped me the most. Stand Out by Dorie Clark. This book is helpful if you want to learn to use your expertise asContinue reading “My # 1 Recommended Resources After 1 Year In Business”

Repeatable Creativity

How Innovators, Entrepreneurs, And Makers Cultivate Their Most Important Asset In this blog post for the Made for Knoxville Campaign sponsored by Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, I outline three areas to focus on if you or your team need to keep coming up with creative ideas to sustain your business. 🔷 Protect the creative environment🔷 Record andContinue reading “Repeatable Creativity”

The best way to get EXCLUDED from important meetings [VIDEO]

Questions for you: Do your peers seem to have more information than you about important topics? Do you hear about new management decisions late? Are you frustrated that you aren’t included in the inner circle at work? If you answered yes to any of these questions, watch this short video RIGHT NOW!  You’re probably exhibiting atContinue reading “The best way to get EXCLUDED from important meetings [VIDEO]”