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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...
Strategies for Effectively Maintaining Balance By Barb Ward September in Colorado has always been a favorite time 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...
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!...
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...
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...
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...
By Barb Ward The pandemic reshaped the way work is approached, creating new expectations that emphasize flexibility, technology, and greater consideration for employee well-being. In truth, the future of work was already changing and shifting, but the pandemic...
By Madeline Cashdollar Chicken Little or Henny Penny (depending upon which side of the pond you heard the tale) yells to anyone who will listen, “the sky is falling!” This is what economists and financial analysts have been telling us for the last year. The recession...
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Action Plan Template
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Emotional Intelligence Assessment
Accountability Process Worksheet
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