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Does JOY have a place in Business? We Say YES!

When we are connected to what we enjoy, we do our best work. We are in flow, more possibilities are clear, and a regeneration occurs versus feeling pressure or stress to complete a task. When a team is unified  around a common strategy and vision, more productivity emerges. When a company culture holds enjoyment as a guiding principle, the culture is more alive, and everyone and everything the organization touches is made better. There is a vitality that is felt by those involved....

Top 10 Things to Put People Over Business

While it’s evident that investing in employees is good business, this approach is not always baked into strategy and decision making. Our view is that taking care of business means taking care of people....

5 Things Businesses Need Most in COVID-19 Times

The terms “return to normal” and “new normal” are on high circulation. We think that these terms are somewhat inaccurate (or overly optimistic?), because we’re likely in for an unpredictable and long-lasting period of change due to cyclical outbreaks until vaccines and treatments are found. These changes will affect not only the economy, but also our social interactions, values and behaviors....

What Will U.S. Health Care Look Like After the Pandemic?

Amidst the immediacy of this crisis, it is important to begin to consider the less-urgent-but-still-critical question of what the American health care system might look like once the current rush has passed. In particular, what can the system learn from the existential challenges it faces due to the spread of Covid-19? A few broad lessons are already emerging....

Leading and Building Resilient Teams in Difficult Times

Resilient teams are those that bounce back from setbacks and use them as opportunities for reinvention and innovation. Here we share tools and tips to maintain engagement, productivity, and interpersonal business relationships and build resilient (remote) teams....

Your Vision is your Purpose is your Brand

The importance of a commonly held VISION baked into a mission at the top levels of the organization is critical in order to have a framework for shared beliefs, decision making, behaviors, values and communication. Without this common platform at the top, the organization will surely experience fragmentation and inefficiencies at the bottom....

Your WHY Drives EVERYTHING!

When you are clear about what you believe and why you do what you do, this can have a unifying force on your team, attract talented like-minded people, and align customers who can sense a deeper purpose behind your motivations than to simply 'sell' them something....

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