Category Archives: Leadership Development

4 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

I am a writer.  That is who I am and I am proud of it. I enjoy selling ideas, thoughts, and perspectives on paper. I say selling because I believe there is a bit of persuasiveness in all types of writing. When we write, we are appealing to our audience to continue reading, to turn […]

3 Things People Should Be Doing For Success

Our individual definition of success is subject to many factors. I moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1992 and enrolled in my senior year of high school. Eager to get on with our lives, there were many hallway and classroom conversations about college. However, I was surprised by the many students who were not seeking to […]

Why Digital Transformation Can Make or Break Your Business Success

What is your company’s digital offering? No, seriously, what is it? In today’s business climate, people expect instantaneous results and are often willing to pay a premium for them. Looking for a specific car? In the past, we visited our local dealership hoping it was selling what we wanted. Today, we search Autotrader to find […]

Why Communicating Your Corporate Strategy is as Important as having One

How well do your employees know your corporate strategy, the plan for business growth and profit? If you picked a member of your team at random, asked that person to explain the company’s priorities, and measured their accuracy, how would they score? Similarly, how well do you think that employee understands why your corporate goals are what […]

What is Digital Transformation?

What is Digital Transformation? As a Digital Adoption and Transformation Strategist, I see a fair amount of confusion about the terms “Digitization” and “Digital Transformation.” Here’s an overview of both terms to clarify expectations and define their roles in helping businesses thrive in a digital economy. Why Digital Transformation:  “Digital transformation positions a company to […]

ChatGPT: Are we gaining or losing?

Where were you when you first heard about #ChatGPT the new open-source artificial intelligence (AI) software that has become the primary topic of conversation over the past few months? I was scrolling through TikTok a few weeks ago when a video about ChatGPT captured my attention. To my surprise, the blogger predicted that ChatGPT would be greater […]

Self-awareness: The foundation of effective leadership

To wake up means to regain consciousness. I get it, some people need a louder alarm clock to wake up. I am not referring to a physical alarm clock, although it makes a great analogy. I am referring to the fact that something unfortunate has to happen in order for some people to recognize that […]

Debunking 3 Myths About Introverts

You may not hear them, but they are all around you, listening, talking, laughing, smiling, thinking and often watching the clock while scoping out the nearest exit. Yes, I am talking about introverts in the room. The terms introvert and extrovert were popularized by psychologist Carl Jung in the early 1900s. Introvert means to turn […]

The Value of a Systems Thinking Approach

Systems of any kind are made up of interconnected components. Common examples of systems are the human body, automobiles, earth, computers, and even an organization. In a system each part may appear to perform alright on its own, but often a change in one area can have a ripple effect throughout. In fact, this interconnectivity […]

How to Simplify and Improve Productivity

This article is featured in the second issue of Leaders and Thinkers Magazine. Recently I wrote an article about success and three things people should be doing to achieve it. One of the things was to simplify. So today I want to provide a guide on how to simplify your life, daily tasks, or even […]