3 Ways to be a Constant in Constant Change

Posted by Sheerah Davis on January 17, 2018

Change in life is inevitable so why does it always seem to feel like such a challenge? 

My pre-teenaged daughter and I talk a lot these days about change, and she recently asked me why it seems the boys at school are so much sillier than the girls. Oh boy!!  The joys of adolescence and change!  I ended our little talk by explaining that she will experience many changes throughout her entire life. I tried to impress on her that change doesn’t stop when you become an adult.  We all know this, but it doesn’t mean it’s easy.  Personally, I actually like some change and the challenges that come with it.  However, even for me, some types of change can be very stressful and difficult to manage.  The way I have learned to manage change throughout my career is by embracing it and actually leading through change, acting as a constant for my team when everything around us seems like chaos.  With change, you must accept it and embrace it – the uncertainty, the challenges – all of it! 

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Topics: Human Resources, People, change management

Not Living Up to Your Core Values? Customers Can Tell

Posted by Sarah Clark on February 24, 2016

When a recent study polled customers about what traits they wanted to see from big brands, honesty about products and services topped the list. People care about not only the products a company sells, but also what the company stands for. Customers want you to be authentic about what you have to offer.

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Topics: People, Culture, Authenticity

Who Do You Really Need in a Brainstorm? 5 personality styles to include in your next session

Posted by admin on February 5, 2016

Group brainstorming is not always the most effective method to generate ideas. They can suffer from rabbit trailing, distractions, groupthink and even idea bias. You can avoid this situation when you consider the group in the room. You’ll yield strong results when you have the right balance of personalities.

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Topics: Leadership, People