Close the loop

You can’t just make the call — you’ve got to explain it. Leadership is about making the call. Or, at least that’s what we seem to think. We seem to think leadership is about making the complex decision. As captain of the ship, you survey the seas — what your board is[…]

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,[…]