September 25, 2017

New thinking gets Lean

Most leaders have at least one area of concern associated with their businesses that keeps them awake at night. To keep a finger on the pulse of what executive leaders are facing, the Executive Development Associates, Inc. conducts a survey every other year to understand the trends, growth, and evolution of executive development. The group […]

Tools for Making Meaningful Connections

How we meet and make new business connections and clients may have changed significantly, yet it still remains critical to the longevity of most small and large businesses alike. The standard operating procedure for making contacts and generating leads can vary significantly by industry. There are still a few human communication basics that continue to […]

The Leadership Gap – Building a Bridge

Everyday more corporate leaders are retiring. In fact, the U.S. is facing the retirement of 33 million baby boomers by 2020, leaving a rather large and potentially threatening leadership gap for businesses to fill. The process of filling the leadership gap will not accommodate the time commitment needed for training the next generation of leaders. […]

Enhancing Give-Back Partnerships

Corporate responsibility has become a theme that more and more businesses are giving special attention. With proven bottom line benefits, philanthropy is now a part of corporate strategies to increase employee retention, morale and brand awareness. As the trend towards give-back businesses and business programs rises, tools and resources to help businesses be as giving […]

Green practices pay greenbacks

As of January of this year, an estimated 1,200 companies in the U.S. had B Corp status. A B Corp is a for-profit corporate entity that contributes positively to the community and environment through its products, services and operations. Even with the mounting increase of companies achieving B Corp status, CFOs still want confirmation that […]

New Year, New Ventures?

New Year, New Ventures? The New Year often brings exciting new changes and ventures. Whether it is changes in business or changes in life, this time of year is full of new energy and possibilities. This is especially true this year for me. Check it out … Joy Pecchia International is going Beyond Boardroom Doors! […]

5 Steps to Improve Your Time Management and Avoid Distractions

5 Steps to Improve Your Time Management and Avoid Distractions Staying Focused Is Time Management for the Important Things in Your Life Most everyone is aware of how difficult it can be staying focused.  With all the distractions around us, whether it’s the numerous interruptions caused by  technology, your family’s needs or your finances; not […]

Excel with these Professional Business Coaching Tips

Excel with these Professional Business Coaching Tips Looking for a professional business coaching tip to consider implementing today?  How about the focus on developing a sense of trust with your prospects. How many times have you completely zoned out when a sales pitch begins, either reading one or hearing one? Maybe this is what is […]

Get Noticed With Your Resume

Get Noticed With Your Resume Your resume is one of the most important parts of your portfolio. This piece of paper can often mean the difference between landing your dream job or not. The thing about resumes is that what works and what doesn’t work is always changing. As a best practice, it makes sense […]

Lessons From Geese

When you see geese heading south for the winter flying in a “V” formation, you might consider what science has discovered about why they fly that way. As each goose flaps its wings, it creates an “uplift” for the birds that follow.  By flying in a “V” formation, the whole flock adds a 71% greater […]