Everywhere you look someone is talking about corporate culture. It’s easy to see why. The research advocating for a culture that engages your team and makes employees happy is compelling. It is, after all, a [...]
The days of sustaining the status quo are gone. You are either continuously changing to engage and excite your marketplace, or you are responding to impending disruption from someone who was innovating while you slept. [...]
A Note from Randy: One of my very first municipal government clients was the City of Garland, Texas. The City Manager was a young, innovative leader on a misstion to re-invent government. I was fortunate that [...]
You’ve been there, right? The celebration kickoff meeting launching your new culture change initiative has come and gone. The optimism and hope for a future resembling the lofty words from the new corporate values statement [...]
What does a snail say when riding on the back of a tortoise? WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Besides being one of my favorite jokes ever, it also a reminder about the importance of perspective as you view the [...]
Want to finish this year strong? The Five Friends share ideas to help you end 2016 on a high note and get 2017 off to a great start.
Didn't make it to the Summit? Find out a few of the ideas you missed. Were you there? Here a a few key ideas to remember.
Take a moment to answer this question: How do you build and sustain a culture of commitment, accountability, engagement, and results? Did your list contain hiring for fit, coaching and developing people, providing an engaging [...]
Want to know about the struggles facing organizations today? The Five Friends share their what they are seeing in the marketplace.
What companies are getting it wrong today? More important, what can you learn from them? The Five Friends share their ideas.
There has never been a time when the need for leaders to pursue positive change has been more crucial than it is today. That’s not to say that change has never been important in the [...]
Being in any type of business today can feel like standing in the path of an on-coming tornado. The fear of being devoured by the unrelenting wind is real. You think your only hope is [...]
Committed, engaged employees are the lifeblood of every organization. The Five Friends share insights on the one thing that leaders must make sure to communicate.
Taxi companies have been knocked down by ride sharing companies wielding technology and ease that customers adore. To paraphrase Mark Twain, however, the death of taxi cabs and taxi companies has been greatly exaggerated. Across [...]
The Five Friends weigh in with lessons that every entrepreneur should never forget. These lessons apply if you own a business, run a business, or manage a team within a business. [...]