Public comment. Community townhall. Customer satisfaction survey. Advisory council. Focus group. Stakeholder meeting. Employee talk back. ‘Coffee with the Chancellor’. Suggestion box. They go by many names, but all of these activities have a common intention at the core: Listening. Listening involves taking the time and effort to pause in [...]
Consistent action is what separates champions from also-rans. To accomplish any goal you must discipline yourself to take deliberate and strategic action daily.
As an entrepreneur and leader, I've chosen to kick fear to the curb. Is it easy? No. Is it essential? Absolutely! What heights can you achieve if you choose to push past fear and embrace your destiny or live your passion?! Take a cue from accomplished author, executive and singing [...]
Sometimes individual or organizational challenges can make us feel like we do not have enough resources to accomplish what we intend to. During these moments, you can overlook the relationships, resources and possibilities at your fingertips. As we enter the second quarter of 2016, I challenge you to adopt an [...]
Are you accepting the status quo in your business or organization? What possibilities can you achieve if you challenge yourself and your team to push past your comfort zone? March is here, which means that spring is right around the corner. Do some organizational spring cleaning and position yourself to harness your [...]
Being a leader requires ingenuity, vision and courage! Summon the courage to blaze a new trail in February! What new footprints will you create this month? Please leave a comment below!
Like the nation (and soon, the world), we’ve got Star Wars fever over here at URG! I haven’t seen the newest one just yet (so no spoilers in the comments!), but have binge-watched the classic episodes to get up-to-speed. Besides Darth Vader’s legendary asthmatic wheeze, much of the franchise’s lore is built around this concept of the “Force”. Obi Wan Kenobi speaks of it; galactic swashbuckler Han Solo questions it. But what is it? […]