I recently visited a client’s office in a suburb of New York City. This office only exists because the CEO lives nearby and it’s a convenient location for their financial backers to meet. Yet the company’s actual headquarters is hundreds of miles away, where the CEO spends just one day a week. Read More
The Four Elements of Thoughtful Business Disruption
By Courtney Feider
The concept and the urgency of change is everywhere. For the past decade or so, we’ve been gradually subscribing to it as a culture—in the realms of diet, alternative medicine, meditation, mindfulness.Read More
A Conversation with Brent Patmos
Brent Patmos is the author of Beyond the Name: Preserving, Love, Legacy and Leadership in Your Family Business, the President of Perpetual Development, Inc. and a TCL faculty member. Brent talks with us about his new book, his passion for working with family businesses, the power of self-awareness, and why purposeful thinking is an undervalued leadership trait. Read More
by Steve Morris
A couple of engineers calculated that two Legos can be combined in 24 different configurations. Three come together in 1,560 ways and six can be configured in 915 million combinations. If this is true, how complex are the interactions between six people on a team? Read More
By Trish Candler
In my home town we recently buried a local hero, known around the world as Muhammad Ali.
There have been many commentaries on his life, his courage, his greatness and his ability to connect to so many different types of people. Just consider his eulogists – and the life experiences they described.
By Whit Mitchell
For many people, change can be uncomfortable. They find comfort in the way things have been done and instinctively try to go back to the way things were. Back to where patterns are known, and there are no surprises.
Others see change as an opportunity to be more creative and be more opportunistic.
Some people love change, but most don’t. Read More
I recently had the privilege of attending and speaking at the 2016 International Conference of the Association for Talent Development (www.td.org). Over 10,000 attendees from around the world gathered in Denver, Colorado to share their common interests in identifying, developing and promoting talent at work.Read More
By Ron Price
Bill Bonnstetter, the co-founder and driving force behind TTI Success Insights, passed away on June 2, 2016 after a short battle against cancer. Since its founding in 1984, TTI Success Insights has grown from a small town Iowa business to a global giant in the field of self-administered talent assessments. Today, a new assessment is completed every 7 seconds and delivered to one of 90 countries in one of over 40 languages. More than 25 million people have completed a TTI Success Insights talent assessment. And it all began with two people: Bill Bonnstetter and his son, Dave. Read More
Studies reveal that you can help people reach their potential and perform at their best by: becoming a great listener, being someone who focuses on strengths and sharing your appreciation of others, often.Read More
By Courtney Feider
Thought leaders are top of the heap. They’re breaking new ground, developing innovative products and services, educating the masses, and generally making a difference in the world.Read More