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by Tara Rethore on October 31, 2012

Recession Hell Becoming Recovery Fatigue? Answer with Strategy (by @TRethore)

by Tara Rethore on October 31, 2012

Four steps to stay on course for your strategy In 2009, economists from the National Bureau of Economic Research declared that the US recession had ended in June – meaning that’s when the US economy bottomed out and began moving forward again. Yet today, in 2012, we continue to experience a roller coaster ride of [...]

by Tara Rethore on September 19, 2012

Go fly a kite! Strategy lessons for CEOs by Tara Rethore (@TRethore)

by Tara Rethore on September 19, 2012

Kite flying is a fabulous summer activity, particularly at the beach. The wind scoops it up and few trees, buildings, or power lines interfere with its flight. In business, we rarely have the opportunity to pursue our strategies unfettered. Watching my 9-year old son flying his kite all by himself, I couldn’t help but notice [...]

by Mayra Ruiz McPherson on December 9, 2011

The Secrets of Your Second Brain

by Mayra Ruiz McPherson on December 9, 2011

Did you know your brain AND your heart combined power most of your decision making? I recently attended a self-empowerment workshop session, hosted by The Women’s Network (affiliated with the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce) and led by licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Michael McCarty, PhD, CCAC-S of Heartspace Enterprises, LLC. The session, entitled “Power Up: [...]

by Libby Wagner on December 1, 2011

Influencing for All Seasons: Creating and Influencing Specific Business Relationships

by Libby Wagner on December 1, 2011

People want to imagine it takes different skill sets to influence types of different people— based on their position especially and their relationship secondarily. For example, some believe that influencing “up,” toward your superiors, is the most challenging of all; others believe they have no power to influence vendors or suppliers or customers. In reality, [...]

by Tara Rethore on September 13, 2011

Stuck in a Rut? Reframe the Question and get Back on Track

by Tara Rethore on September 13, 2011

If you find your business is stuck in a rut, learn how to reframe the question and get back on track.

by Guest Contributor on September 12, 2011

Take Your Leadership to the Next Level With a Self-Assessment

by Guest Contributor on September 12, 2011

A simple way to self-assess your abilities and take your leadership and managerial skills to the next level.

by Francie Dalton on August 2, 2011

Tips on Managing Interruptions at Work [Redux]

by Francie Dalton on August 2, 2011

Tips for Managing Interruptions at Work