The Truth: You Can (‘t) Have It All.

I can remember a conversation I had with my husband as a semi-newlywed. I was furious about the notion that I had been lied to for years. That when my teachers, parents, peers, the world, told me that I could “Be Anything” and “Do Anything” in my life, that it was all a lie. To…

The Need To Belong

In case you were thinking that making your employees feel like they belong is just “fluff,” just take a few seconds to read this article. It’s a brief informative snapshot of why we as humans feel the need to belong. (Note: All articles are copied verbatim… typos, grammar errors and all. In other words, we…

DON’T Follow Your Passion

At least that’s what Mark Cuban says. “’Instead, pay attention to those things that you devote time to. Double down your investment there.” That statement changed my ENTIRE perspective and finally gave me a direction I felt not only great about but one hundred percent sure about moving toward. I was actually in the shower,…

Great Advice is Global

The author of the following article is actually an entrepreneur and business owner in New Delhi, India. While there’s lots I could add, her advice goes to show that no matter where you are in the world, great leaders put people first, are in touch with cultural shifts, and know what is needed in the…

Is Your Brand Talking the Walk?

Ok. This article is great BUT it does advocate looking “out there” more than “in here” for the answers that drive your verbal brand. At Tōdem, we believe EVERYTHING starts by looking to the inside first. Definitely worth reading as I’m in 100 percent agreement with the importance of harnessing the power of words to…

You’re Never Done Finding Your Purpose at Work

We can preach all day long about the importance of having a purpose driven brand but at the end of the day, there will always be companies out there that either do not see the value in, or care to figure out, what their purpose is. It’s up to you to define your own purpose…

The TŌDEM Manifesto

What stands between you and reaching your full potential? Complacency. It’s the quiet killer of any business, organization or brand. The world is continually changing and will shamelessly leave behind those unwilling to adjust. The good news is that we believe simple and seemingly small changes in how you think and express yourself, can make…