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Power Ideas are a compilation of weekly writings on topics of importance to our readers. Each of our Strategic Partners contribute articles that will share important ideas and techniques to assist you in continual improvement of your organization and its people. Use the links on the right to find articles relevant to your specific business challenges. Find a topic by using the “Search Power Ideas” form.
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As we continue our journey on creativity and innovation, Strategic Partner, Diane Janovsky, weaves a tale of how many great inventions and organizations were born, right out of thinking in non-traditional ways to achieve extraordinary results. Enjoy part one of … Continue reading
In this week’s Power Idea, Senior Strategic Partner, Laura Dillingham, continues our discussion on creativity and innovation with some concrete ideas on how you as leaders can foster this way of thinking and enable your team to bring fresh new … Continue reading
The theme for the third quarter of 2018 for our Power Ideas is CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION. We all know that staying ahead of the curve in identifying new solutions to problems, and developing leading edge products and services depends heavily … Continue reading
TALK IS CHEAP! In this continuing series on Crucial Conversations, CEO and founder, Jerry Houston, makes the point that Talking is NOT COMMUNICATING. Communication requires an honest, two-way interaction that is based on understanding the message. Enjoy this week’s Power … Continue reading
ARE YOU STUCK? Sometimes we get bogged down when we are trying to effectively communicate with others. This is especially true in Business, when it is very important to have conversations with others when there are issues that must be … Continue reading
It takes a big person to admit that they are flawed in the way that they sometimes communicate…or don’t. Senior Strategic Partner, Laura Dillingham, an expert in the facilitation of communication skills (and a darn good one!) confesses her own … Continue reading
In this week’s Power Idea, CEO and Founder, Jerry Houston, discusses the idea about why we need to have CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS in our professional and our personal lives. We hope you enjoy this perspective on an important topic. I am … Continue reading
In our continuing focus on communications, Strategic Partner, Diane Janovsky, demonstrates that there is clearly more than one way to communicate! In fact, you might say that it is a “graphic exposé” of other methods to make sure that the … Continue reading
This week, in our continuing discussion of leadership, Diane Janovsky, Strategic Partner is cooking up some great advice about how managers and leaders can be great communicators. We think there are some tasty tidbits in this article so enjoy this … Continue reading
Founder and CEO, Jerry Houston, is going to take time this week to talk about the art of communications and explain that truthfully, communicating is a process, more than an art. Once we understand and follow the process correctly we … Continue reading