Your Company should not Die with You

Will your business run smoothly after your leadership moves on, retires, or death? It’s a stark reality facing many business owners, large and small.  In 2006, I was running the administration of a small specialty construction firm my father had started.  He died suddenly in October of that year. His role was to run andContinue reading “Your Company should not Die with You”

3 Vital Skills for Leaders During Times of Change

Change. “To make different in some particular.” (Merriam-Webster). Most companies have to address corporate change in some regard. Globally, most of us have experienced change, some significant in the past 12 months. Well, 13 but who is counting! Much of this has changed the trajectory of many business models and shifted the way many ofContinue reading “3 Vital Skills for Leaders During Times of Change”

Replay: Webinar: Culture Club or Culture Clash? 3 Practices that Maintain Company Culture Through Change

Company culture can make or break how consumers and employees view an organization. Many companies have had to address corporate change, but only half of companies surveyed said that their company did a good job at addressing change with employees (, 2020). This webinar and discussion with participants discusses: Global changes over the last 12-monthsContinue reading “Replay: Webinar: Culture Club or Culture Clash? 3 Practices that Maintain Company Culture Through Change”

Leadership versus Management. What! There’s a Difference?

There is a difference between leadership and management. Oftentimes, managers are thrust into new roles, tasked with leading a team. That new manager may be able to manage a process well, but do they have the skills they need to be an effective leader?  What is a manager anyway? A manager is someone who managesContinue reading “Leadership versus Management. What! There’s a Difference?”

Does your Brain Get in the Way of Change Management?

A conversation with a business associate about the brain had me thinking about how our own minds impact change. Change is constant. So much so, there are countless songs that talk about change: “When it’s Time to Change, You Have to Rearrange.” The Brady Bunch “Times They are a-Changin’” Bob Dylan  “Waiting on the WorldContinue reading “Does your Brain Get in the Way of Change Management?”