Why and how to override the “speed of like”

Why and how to override the “speed of like”

“Check your ego at the door.” This expression reminds us to switch the focus from ourselves to the bigger picture and purpose, especially when participating in meetings. How about adopting a companion phrase that we can repeat when we begin meetings as well as...
How to deal with the “disinformation” problem

How to deal with the “disinformation” problem

Have you heard that Americans now view disinformation—deliberately misleading or biased information—as a “major” problem in society on par with terrorism and gun violence? According to the 2019 Institute for Public Relations Disinformation in Society Report, terrorism...
Why and how you need to adapt to prevent stagnation

Why and how you need to adapt to prevent stagnation

Adapt. This verb is absent from the various “power verb” lists of ideal action words for strengthening your messages. Yet, adapt is a potent and popular word to convey the adjustments we need to make as individuals and organizations. If we’re to survive and especially...
How to navigate a better work culture for all

How to navigate a better work culture for all

Could the gap between CEO’s confidence and employees’ experiences be any bigger? Look at the key findings from these two recent studies: CEOs are confident that they have the right culture in place to succeed in 2025, according to The Conference Board about its annual...
How to honor your priorities; 3 tips from a working dog

How to honor your priorities; 3 tips from a working dog

@Marcelthetherapydog loves his “device.” Granted, it’s a helpful – even necessary – work tool, a la the smart phones, watches and other devices we humans rely on. Yet, like many of us humans, Marcel is prone to give his device top priority, favoring the immediate...