1. Forget the Pecking Order at Work

    Organizations are often run according to “the superchicken model,” where the value is placed on star employees who outperform others. And yet, this isn’t what drives the most high-achieving teams. Business leader Margaret Heffernan observes that it is social cohesion — built every coffee bre…Read More

  2. The Happy Secret to Better Work

    We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. How can leaders leverage the "happiness advantage" on individual and organizational …Read More

  3. Career Advice You Probably Didn’t Get

    You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising piece of advice you might not have heard before quite so plainly. This talk, while aimed at an audience of women, has universal takeaways for anyon…Read More

  4. How to Get Your Ideas to Spread

    In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones. This classic reminds leaders (and marketers) the i…Read More

  5. Impress vs. Influence

    You can impress people from a distance, but you must get close to influence them.                                                                                            --Rick Warren Leadership is often talked about as a title or position and this po…Read More

  6. The Power of Introverts

    In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated. https://youtu…Read More

  7. Live2Lead 2018 On-Demand

    The Fort Collins Live Simulcast of #LIVE2LEAD 2018 was a great event.   Attendees heard from great speakers, including Carly Fiorina, Daniel Pink, Debra Searle, Tyler Perry, and John C. Maxwell. Contact us to book an ONDEMAND event for your team or organization.…Read More

  8. Human Fluency

    What does it mean to be fluent as we interact with one another? What is the leader's role in creating and maintaining an environment that is collaborative and engaging? There are many people exploring these questions, including the question of Human Fluency. Their premise is that one has human flue…Read More