When I started my consulting practice nearly thirteen years ago, I saw my fellow business consultants through two lenses. One was somewhat favorable: I viewed them as mentors to help me learn how to facilitate, teach, and act professionally. The second lens was darker and less favorable: I saw them as competitors.
Recently, as one of the moderators of a weekly luncheon networking group, I had the joy of facilitating a spirited discussion regarding employee retention. What transpired was a wonderful exchange of thoughts and ideas! If asked about employee retention, many business owners often assume fostering employee satisfaction always involves
One of the most important elements in learning, life, business, relationships – you name it – is the time when nothing really occurs; the critical, special place in between all of the other stuff.
That nothing space where the magic happens.
The importance of space is apparent in almost every discipline I can think
Recently, I was reviewing a periodical from the Institute of Management Consultants. While I enjoyed scanning all the articles, one about the DuPont Model motivated me to action. In business, this venerated tool is used to analyze investment returns and includes a clear flow chart diagram showing all of the pieces of the financial puzzle in an easy to