Cereal Day

Something as small as breakfast cereal– yes, cereal — can improve employee engagement. Here’s why. The executive director of a prominent nonprofit called iMentor Chicago reached out to me the other week. Her name is Halleemah Nash. “A question I asked my team a few months ago really[…]

The Culture Cliché

If you’re looking to shift your company culture, it starts with understanding what culture is in the first place. “Culture” has become the ultimate buzzword these days. Everyone wants to “improve their company culture.” I see the word frequently littered across the headlines of countless of articles,[…]

The Bad News Advantage

Telling your employees the truth — even when it’s bad — makes you a better leader. Here’s why… Sharing bad news is a good thing. As a leader, you might not think it, at first. But it’s true. Leaders who are honest about the bad — just as much as the good — are better leaders.[…]