Project Stages

Project management can be framed as a series of stages, planning to completion.

Your talents likely contribute to each stage in different ways. You may find most enjoyment in planning,...

Performance Goals (SeQuEnCe)

Working towards goals often uncovers barriers, challenges, or pacing needs.

Overall performance is impacted by four dynamics of goal pursuit. The nature of our talents can support or...

Productivity

Productivity takes many forms, some of which are valued more than others!

When we see evidence of someone's effort, we often note how productive they...

Rhythm of Motivation

Motivation is variable, by individual, project, subject, and can be linked to our sense of wellbeing.

When do you need motivation?
Different tasks...

Get Things Done

Accomplishments are visible results of an invisible series of steps.

The start of an achievement is rarely this clear!

Your...

Decision Making

Having choice is often touted as a benefit in any circumstance. Choices, however, are not always clear!

This way or that? Arguably a simple decision- if...

Finding Purpose

Purpose and motivation may be two sides of the same coin. Why do you do what you do?

Do you ever wonder what thing you could do most...

Crisis Management

We develop frameworks and systems to handle our everyday business. Consider how this helps the organization handle crisis.

Don't just...

Managing Change

Whether it seems change happens to us or we are a catalyst of change, make the most of it!

Planning for change is part project, part experiment
Empower yourself to...

Navigating Chaos

Chaos has different aspects which we can navigate with our talents in mind!

The four characteristics of chaos can help us 'see the forest for...

Goals

Whether you set goals for the new year or are driven by a mission-having purpose makes it all worthwhile!

How do you break through to your next...

Create Confidence

Confidence in a world where humility is valued...how do we navigate that?

How do you show off? Or What do you show off?
Aligning...

Appreciation Culture

Appreciation Culture improves team performance, relationships, and leadership skills.

Promote understanding of positive intent and the belief that most people are working to make the...

Creating a New Team

Creating a new team, and working with an existing team, can be improved by considering four evolutionary steps.

Geese take off in a group and move into formation so they can...

Managing Others

Leaders often manage people; not all managers lead.

A manager who leads opens the right doors for members of their team...

Situational Leadership

Leadership is most effective when it is responsive to the circumstances.

Support may be your best leadership strategy when directing does not...

Follower Needs

Leaders with vision attract followers. Leaders who respond to follower needs, build the capacity of their organization to support their vision.

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Facing Conflict

When faced with conflict we instinctively fight, flee, or freeze; these options keep us safe. However, contemporary conflict is not dangerous in the same sense nor to the same degree as our...

Building Trust

Why do we trust other drivers?

Travel by car and making purchases are common examples of how we trust...

Collaboration

Working with others effectively requires planning, humility, and flexibility. There must be a common goal to which all parties contribute using their unique skills, talents, and perspectives....

Advocacy

Advocacy skills support development of assertiveness and independence because they provides an awareness and means for self-expression.

As a leadership skill, influencing others is essential....

Prosocial Assumptions

People strive to be safe and happy

When your focus is on safety, you have a pattern of pet peeves, you...

Prosocial Responses

Being prosocial means you focus on the needs and wants of others. We naturally take care of ourselves to our preferred degree we ensure safety, meeting basic needs and higher...

Agile Projects

Agile is a project management approach the enhances efficiency and effectiveness through a repeated process of planning, productivity, collaboration,...

Emotionally Effective Leader Workshop

Become an emotionally effective leader, and see yourself and others with fresh perspective and renewed optimism.

Emotional intelligence (EI) skill levels are the difference between average...

Communicating Respect

3 Session Workshop

Effective communication provides strategies to handle conflict, share perspectives, and support yourself and others. Improve the way you understand and communicate...

Demonstrate Your Learning

2 Session Workshop

Do you know what you need to do and don’t get it done? Do you have trouble paying attention? Learners of all ages (elementary to grad school, and beyond), benefit...

Core and Key

5 Session Workshop

Do you know what drives your success? Do you make plans to develop new habits or become stronger, only to struggle making them happen? Aligning your talents and values...