Certification Journal

April 13, 2020

What Credentials Leaders Can Say to Professionals

As we turn the corner on month one of Staying in Shelter and come eye to eye with the monster—the harsh and new reality that this […]
April 2, 2020

Another 30 Days Or More of Stillness

Another 30 Days Or More of Stillness. Is This Extra Time or Better Quality Time? With the official word this week for the nation that stay-at-home […]
March 26, 2020

Only Two Communication Skills Needed to Engage Anyone

When I signed on for a life of professional communication,  awesome responsibility and joy came with it.   You get to find a community or type of […]
March 17, 2020

Spring Forward. Reset clocks, 2020 goals, then the rest of your life.

Daylight savings time comes just as we are about to look back and notice it’s been more than two months since great intentions and resolutions. Writing […]
November 22, 2019

Secrets of a Productivity Marathon Runner, Now at the 30-Year Mark

Productivity is a deeply personal issue as well as a humankind obsession. Let’s share a look at the micro version (the individual) and come back to […]
August 26, 2019

The New Communication Experience

It’s time to solve today’s problems. While you are busy serving many, who is helping you decide the next right move for your business–the business of […]
September 4, 2018

Burning Platform Issue—Everyone Has One

Photo by Adrian Smith on Unsplash This was the most intense, deep-listening summer in our firm’s history of 39 years and more than 40,000 meetings with […]
April 15, 2018

Board of Directors—Learn These Lessons in Culture Before You Crash and Burn

The winners—the organizations that make good money and get on the “Best Places to Work” lists—they know what culture is and actively work it.  More now […]
March 23, 2018

10 Signs You’ve Become a Horrible Board Member

You agreed to serve on the board of directors to make a difference.  You wanted to be part of something bigger than yourself. Maybe you also […]