"What's that? Ah - Playoffs? Don't talk about - playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs?" By Dana Gillis, Executive Coach — No matter the sport, each year I always recall former Indianapolis Colts head football coach Jim Mora’s classic post-game interview rant during playoff season. As I watched this...

By Andrew Jennings, CCO – Each year we attend Wiley’s MindLab conference, which is always a useful and enlightening few days with 650 like-minded individuals. This year we had the pleasure of being in Atlanta for the 2017 partner conference. Wiley is the organization that not only publishes some...

By Diane Dempster, Executive Coach  "Help! I'm too busy to do my 2017 planning!" Okay. We all know the importance of strategic planning and it’s December, right? So it’s the “perfect” time to review, regroup, and revise our strategy as an organization. In fact, most large companies have annual...

By Linda DeLuca, Executive Coach Does your organization suffer from the impacts of working in silos? You know, the barriers that develop between the functional departments of an organization? Silos cause poor communication, conflicting direction, redundancy, and less than optimal decision making. Though barriers can develop in...

By Dana Gillis, Executive Coach Watching the NCAA Basketball tournament made me think about the word team and what it means to be a coach or leader. As teams (and my bracket) collapsed, I recalled the old trope, "there is no ‘I’ in T-E-A-M." As tournament play...