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Power and Pitfalls in Polarities

It doesn’t have to be this or that; rather, both things can exist and be true at the same time.

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Trust in the Workplace

Whether your team stays or goes may come down to TRUST.

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Do Better, Be Better and Innovate Better, Starting Now!

By Barb Ward If your organization is like most, the people within are constantly striving to do better, to be better, and to innovate better. So, how are you investing in your greatest asset – your people – to ensure they have the skills and support they need to help...

Bring on The Chaos!

Strategies for Effectively Maintaining Balance By Barb Ward September in Colorado has always been a favorite of mine. The sky is bright blue, there’s a crispness in the air, mums are in full bloom, pumpkin spice is again a thing (whether you love or hate it!) and the...

How to Let Go of Control

By Barb Ward It’s 2:30 a.m. and again, you are lying awake worrying about things that you can do nothing about. As you toss and turn, your anxiety increases to the level where you might as well get up, because sleep is no longer an option. If only you had control!...

Helping to Ensure Interim Leadership Success

By Barb Ward from an interview with Gail Gumminger, Leadership Consultant There has been a staggering leadership deficit over the past several years, most pronounced when Covid-19 hit and lingering to the present. While organizations are beginning to find their way...

Retooling Strategic Planning for a Post-Pandemic Future

By Laurie Cure I learned strategic planning the old-fashioned way: Conduct a comprehensive environmental analysis Complete a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) Develop strategies, actions, and tactics Operationalize through a scorecard Because I...

Artificial Intelligence – Friend or Foe?

By Paula Sparks In my early career, there was concern about computers taking over jobs – when in actuality; it created dozens of computer positions. I was in my early twenties and volunteered for computer positions because others were afraid of it. I was a relational...

What’s Next? Optimizing Your Work Environment

By Barb Ward Progress has always forced organizations to shift and change, but the rate at which this change is now occurring is vastly different than in the past. The pandemic and the great resignation have certainly made sure of that. In the wake of these two...

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