Q&A with Renee Jordan

Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer? Both, especially if I’m gathering information.  I will hunt and dig deep for the information needed.  I would love to work behind the scenes for a private investigator.  I enjoy that type of research. What was the last gift you gave someone? Prosecco What inspires you? Music; travel;…

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Trick or Treat?

Tricks or Treats?: Halloween Lessons Every Business Should Know   Spider webs. Skeletons. Tombstones. It’s officially here. The quintessential October holiday has us carving pumpkins on our front porches, donning uproarious costumes and…learning business lessons?   Yes, it just might be that Halloween has a little something to offer besides a sugar high.   Business…

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Avoid the Q4 Scaries

It’s the week before Halloween, and goblins and gargoyles aren’t what’s making me shake in my boots. What’s spookier than Halloween haunts? I’ll tell you: Q4 is down to just two months, meaning there are only two more months to get focused on finalizing goals and crossing the year-end finish line. Now that’s scary stuff.…

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3 Keys to Support Integration

The routine of unplugging and rolling up my computer’s power cable with greater methodical precision that normal gives me a few seconds to reflect. In the conference room the used name tents, post-its, and empty water bottles linger with me. We all witnessed the positive impact of the engagement session. The blue letters on the…

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This May Seem Obvious

Throughout our client engagements this summer, I have started to see a trend emerge. Whether it was in our workshop on Emotional Intelligence, Communication and Behavior Styles, Accountability Circles, Generational Leadership (with a Millennials Focus) or Probing Skills… there was a moment in each class where a lightbulb went off over everyone’s head. It happens…

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Go Green!

Email after email came in after my last blog on the importance of hiring “Yellows”! It seems like those of you who bring the strengths of intuition, negotiation, and inspiration to the proverbial table were elated to see your contributions noticed. In addition, I was surprised at the accompanying emails that came in – those…

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How To Be Better Than Busy

I’m busy. You’re busy. We’re all busy. Everybody’s “busy,” but what are we really communicating to those around us when we use that word? Somewhere along the line, “busy” has become synonymous with “success.” A status symbol that indicates that we are a valuable commodity, sought after in the world. I’m just as guilty as…

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Superheroes and Superstars

Superheroes and Superstars: Casting the Right Talent in Blockbusters and Business The purple arch-villain of the Marvel Avengers franchise, Thanos, stands amid a crumbling planet, his amour glistening and his gold-plated glove shimmers with infinity stones. If he snaps his fingers, half of life is obliterated in an instant. The Avengers race toward him, with…

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