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The Relationship Between Risk and Faith

David B. Nast | Posted 01.17.2017 | Business
David B. Nast

When setting goals for the New Year, how much risk are you willing to take to achieve them? If you're not taking risks, you're not stepping outside o...

The Four Things Your Accountant Did Not Tell You Before Starting Your Business

Rita Balian Allen | Posted 01.03.2017 | Business
Rita Balian Allen

The Four Things Your Accountant Did Not Tell You Before Starting Your Business By: Rita Balian Allen, Rita B. Allen Associates, January 2017 Executi...


Jennifer Musselman | Posted 01.02.2017 | Business
Jennifer Musselman

With 2016 behind us and 2017 fresh and anew, we're bombarded with messaging to take on the world, tackle our biggest goals - like weight loss, startin...

Millennials vs The Old Guard: A Sales Story...

David B. Nast | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

There once was a family-owned business challenged to grow sales in an industry where profit margins continue to shrink. They redesigned their process...

What It Takes to Activate Your Power

Kristin Swarcheck | Posted 12.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristin Swarcheck

It is 3 am as I wake from a deep sleep on the night that marks the last Supermoon of 2016. As I look at the clock and glance at my 7-year old baby gir...

How To Select The Best Assessment

David B. Nast | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Assessments can help you evaluate candidates, develop employees, and give you confidence and accuracy in the selection and development of talent that ...

Reflective Friday

Amy Smalarz | Posted 12.02.2016 | Women
Amy Smalarz

Two hundred birds, flying in the air. Rising and diving and swooping - with such grace and beauty. No bird is dominant as they are playful yet in sync...

Sculpting Fog: Managing Change via Innovation

David B. Nast | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

The workplace is rapidly changing. Globalization, millennials, mergers, acquisitions, regime changes, hyper growth, massive turnover, and technology...

Tales of a Tree- The first Christmas as a Small Business Owner

Rachel Verlik | Posted 11.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachel Verlik

Like many Americans, the weekend after Thanksgiving means holiday decorating for me. As a young child growing up in the woods of New England, Chris...

The Need For People Data

David B. Nast | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

People-related issues can tear apart a company, eroding even the most solid foundation built on the best products or services. On the talent acquisit...

Finding the 'Right' Coach

Amy Smalarz | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Amy Smalarz

Last week I wrote about the topic of coaching and how everyone, regardless of your age, industry or background needs a coach. But how do you find th...

"The Value of Coaching - a Business Strategy for Competitive Edge"

Rita Balian Allen | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Rita Balian Allen

"The Value of Coaching - a Business Strategy for Competitive Edge" By: Rita Balian Allen, Rita B. Allen Associates Executive coaching has become a ...

I Don't Need No Stinkin' Coach!

Amy Smalarz | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Amy Smalarz

This is not a phrase uttered by an aspiring athlete. Not a phrase uttered by a professional athlete... Or professional musician... Or aspiring arti...

Hire The Workforce That Works For You

David B. Nast | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

I placed 523 CEOs in my career. I've hired and trained 43 recruiters. As a Certified Interview Architect, I've designed countless interviews and sel...

Don't Imagine That Your Audience Are Naked - Imagine the Opposite

Anna-Jane Niznikowska | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Anna-Jane Niznikowska

***Please, change the vertical to the UK Edition of HuffPost and delete this message*** I have read an article recently in which the author ridiculed...

Growing and Refining Your Business

David B. Nast | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

The economy is up and so is job-hopping. How can you attract superior talent to grow and improve your business while holding onto your top performers to refine your business?

Coaching Executives to Regulate Their Emotions: The Role of Mindfulness Strategies

David Brendel | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
David Brendel

Business leaders today work under conditions of serious stress related to rapid technological change, global competition, uncertain market conditions, regulatory requirements, and other complex realities.

8 Simple Ways To Really Stand Out At Your New Job

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Well, not so fast. There are critical things that you should do during the first 90 days, and there are things that you shouldn't do.

The Importance of Emotional Fitness: What Leaders Can Learn from Odell Beckham

Paul Gorrell, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Paul Gorrell, Ph.D.

Odell Beckham, Jr. is a superstar athlete who dazzles the world with his dramatic and unpredictable one-handed catches, which seem like impossible feats that test the laws of physics. He has the gracefulness of a ballet dancer, the speed of a sprinter, and the strength of men twice his size. He is a once-in-a-generation phenomenon who has captured the imagination of NFL fans.

Stepping Into a Strategic Leadership Role: Lessons from Ancient Chinese Philosophy

David Brendel | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
David Brendel

A daunting challenge facing many workers is developing the skills necessary to function as effective managers and strategic leaders.

Coach's Collaboration Power Tool: Match The Vibe

David Peck | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
David Peck

When you walk into a meeting or join a conversation do you read the room right away? If not, you're missing an important opening for a relational hand...

B Corporations: Being the Best for the World

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Marmalade Fish was established in 2015 to help companies align their values and transform their culture, and offers leadership skills training, team effectiveness sessions, off-sites, values and culture programmes, and executive coaching services.

Change Management

David B. Nast | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Change happens. New products, markets, technologies, and trends emerge. Mergers, acquisitions, new regimes, and new directions take over. We've discussed mastering change and how best to respond and prepare as an individual. But how can we prepare an entire organization to respond?

Accepting Change as a Positive Necessity

Rita Balian Allen | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Rita Balian Allen

By: Rita Balian Allen, Rita B. Allen Associates, September 2016 Executive Coach, Author, Trainer, Speaker, Leadership Development, Management Trainin...

Mastering Change

David B. Nast | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Change is constant, inevitable, and can be relentless. You can choose to be a victim of change or you can use it to your advantage and become a maste...