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Organizational Values: From Platitudes to Attitudes

Posted on 09/24/2019 by Jack Speer

Organizational Values: From Platitudes to Attitudes By Jack Speer and Carol Kallendorf, PhD | September 24, 2019 Are stated values in organizations really valuable?  Any entrepreneur will tell you that values are critical.  They give an organization direction, define its “DNA” and pull it together.  Organizations often do live their values, and we have clients that live them every day. Having said that, when you look at the format in which corporate values are written and presented, they often seem abstract, disconnected–and yes, here I said it–mostly[…]

Decision Making – Sound or Scary?

Posted on 08/13/2019 by Jack Speer

Decision Making Skills–Your Most Important Tool One of the most important skills you’ll ever possess is your ability to make good decisions.   Decision making is something we all struggle with– yet it makes us or breaks us. How do you feel about your decision making process?  Can you make a decision–business or personal–and be happy with it?  Can you move on quickly and not look back? Decisions Then and Now–How Decision-making has Changed As a child decisions were easier–they were based on a few fundamentals: […]

Can You Measure the Dysfunction of My Team? Can a 360-degree Assessment Help You Fix It?

Posted on 02/15/2019 by Jack Speer

Would you agree that fixing leadership dysfunctionality and aligning an organization’s leadership is the key factor in the world’s organizational success?  Organizations can’t succeed in the 21st Century marketplace environment unless its leadership is aligned.

The Manchurian Candidate—Just Who’s Pulling the Strings?

Posted on 02/04/2019 by Jack Speer

Who do you think is pulling the strings of your life? There is no more important questions for you to answer.

How to Achieve a Breakthrough in 2019: Why Not Me? Why Not Now?

Posted on 01/07/2019 by Jack Speer

How do you want your life to improve in 2019?  How do you achieve a breakthrough to a larger career, a richer family life, and opportunities to serve others and make a difference?

The Team of Geniuses—That Failed: A Business Parable.

Posted on 10/29/2018 by Jack Speer

If successful, the Body Voyager would change the face of medicine and create one of the most profitable companies in the world. What happened then?

Dale Carnegie vs. Donald Trump. Is the Way People Talk to Each Other Changing?

Posted on 07/09/2018 by Jack Speer

Is Dale Carnegie “Friendly Me” Communication Out? Is Donald Trump “Fear Me” Communication in? Is Friendly in the Workplace on Life Support?

Building Big – Winning With Teams That Work

Posted on 08/27/2018 by Jack Speer

It’s the worst nightmare of a growing company—your organization spared no cost in recruiting a rock star c-suite. Yet as functioning teams they’re stuck in their ability to execute together.

Turning Performance Reviews into a Competitive Edge

Posted on 11/24/2015 by Jack Speer

Traditional employment reviews are not working. James Richards and the Porter Company have created a model that enables them to utilize their teams as their competitive edge.

How Well Do You Get Along with Yourself?

Posted on 10/22/2018 by Jack Speer

If I were to hire you, date you, marry you, or hang out with you—I would need to know something profoundly important about you— how well do you get along with yourself?

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