Take a Look in the Rearview…

…there might be a lot to learn from it. I might not have it all figured out, but I can at least stop wondering how I should be putting my talents to use every day. When I got to thinking about why I do what I do and why I stumbled so much with moving…

5 Questions You Can Ask to Evaluate Your Corporate Culture

By: Jacob Morgan   When it comes to corporate culture, a lot has been said about what makes a company great. But how do you turn buzzwords like transparency, engagement, or openness into your dream culture? It can be as simple as looking around your office and asking some honest questions. To find out what your corporate culture can…

3 Key Ways to Build Strong Brand Culture in Your Company

By: Templafy Huge marketing budgets are routinely dedicated to building a brand which resonates with customers, but the most cutting-edge companies also invest in building a brand culture which excites and inspires their employees. Brand culture is what HR magazine calls that “unique blend of psychology, ideas, attitudes and beliefs informing brand behaviour, influencing brand experience, and…

Be Yourself. It’s all you have.

During my senior year in college, I felt like I had finally figured out life and gotten it right. (Well, as much as life can be figured out at 21 ;))… Several months ago, I was working through the creation of a Values Alignment exercise for our clients at TODEM and their employees. Amidst creating…

3 Big Reasons Why Purpose Leads to Profits

Why are Airbnb, Nike and Patagonia so successful? It starts with purpose. By: Andrew Thomas, Founder, Skybell Video Doorbell   There’s no question that profits are important to any startup or business. Yet the more time I spend in the startup world, the more I realize that profits shouldn’t be our sole focus. I’m learning that profits seem…

Increasing the ‘Meaning Quotient’ of Work

Through a few simple techniques, executives can boost workplace “MQ” and inspire employees to perform at their peak. By: Susie Cranston & Scott Keller Musicians talk about being “in the groove,” sportsmen about being “in the zone.” Can employees in the workplace experience similar performance peaks and, if so, what can top management do to encourage…

In Pursuit of Happiness

Neuroscientist Dean Burnett dives deep into what makes us happy. By: Gabrielle Levy, Political Reporter for U.S News and World Report IT’S HUMAN NATURE TO want to be happy, but people know relatively little about the science behind the emotion. Scientists are only just beginning to grasp how the human brain processes emotion – the…

5 Ways to Maintain Brand Consistency As You Grow Your Business

By: John Hall, Forbes Contributor If you’re like many leaders, the early stages of your business required a lot of decision-making, from fundamental decisions like your core services or products all the way to decisions about design. Whether you put a ton of time into each and every choice or quickly call the shots to…

How To Live Your Truth: Part Three

I love goals and know from experience the power they can have on actually making things happen!! If you have not read the previous two articles please do so and then learn how to put them to work toward accomplishing what you want in life! (Note: All articles are copied verbatim… typos, grammar errors and…

How To Live Your Truth: Part Two

This is a great article. I recommend reading the first one in the series previously posted if you haven’t already. Values are like guardrails. We need them in life, love and even work. Figure out what yours are and then live by them. (Note: All articles are copied verbatim… typos, grammar errors and all. In…