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What does exploration in life mean to you?

2019-03-19T15:34:57+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Corporate Training, Leadership Training, Management Training, Multi-generational workplace, Team Building, Uncategorized|

Jacques Cousteau Team Member - Andre Laban 1928-2018 What does exploration mean to you in your life and in your work?  Maybe it’s possible to have a better handle on disruptive change driving new horizons for us personally and in the ways in which organizations work and serve others. At the heart of exploring is a [...]

Charting a Course for More Productive Time Management

2019-02-11T18:30:36+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Management Training, Time Management Training|

Staying focused and productive in the workplace can be a real challenge. Distractions; procrastination; changing priorities — all of these can easily derail even the most dedicated worker.It’s easy to see how prevalent the problem is just by searching for "time management" on the Internet to see how many self-help articles pop up. Oh wait, that’s [...]

Time Management for the What’s Next Generation

2019-02-11T19:25:39+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Corporate Training, Management Training, Millennials, Team Building, Time Management Training|

In the corporate world, ambition is typically a desirable trait. However, like any good thing, too much of it can be a bit problematic at times.As the Millennial generation continues to advance in their careers, senior managers are confronted with the high expectations and ambitions of this group, which some of our Austin clients are now [...]

Do You Take This Job, in Sickness and in Health…?

2019-03-01T07:37:48+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Corporate Training, Management Training, Multi-generational workplace|

Recently, while facilitating management training for a client in Austin, one of the company founders commented that their younger, less seasoned staff members have only experienced the recent good times. He was concerned that these employees, who make up the bulk of the firm’s workforce, may not have what it takes to push through volatility [...]

Support for Austin’s Best Places to Work

2019-03-01T06:41:55+00:00July 12th, 2016|Categories: Corporate Training, Leadership Training, Management Training, Multi-generational workplace, Negotiation Training|

There are a number of factors that can motivate employees to work hard. A good salary, or a competitive benefits package attracts many workers. But it takes a special workplace to keep employees truly engaged and committed — to inspire them to go above and beyond the call of duty to become real superheroes on [...]

Avoid Growing Pains with a ‘Head Start’ Program for New Managers

2019-03-01T07:32:18+00:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: Corporate Training, Management Training|

A few weeks ago in this blog we talked about the by-products of fast growth, one of which is the challenge of making sure that new managers have the right skill set to be successful. This is particularly pertinent to companies in Central Texas because Texas employment grew the most of all the ten fastest-growing [...]

Deep Insight = Direct Results With the Challenges You Face

2019-02-12T05:54:28+00:00January 7th, 2015|Categories: Corporate Training, Leadership Training, Management Training|

As we move into 2015 with plans for success, I am again reminded of the reasons I began my own career, many years ago, in training and professional development. Sharing what we have learned and the challenges we have faced, helps other professionals build awareness and new skills for their own success.Years ago, as a part [...]

Fear of Making the Wrong Decision

2019-03-01T06:38:24+00:00October 1st, 2014|Categories: Corporate Training, Management Training, Time Management Training|

When trying to decide on something recently that seemed extremely important, I found myself feeling stuck and frustrated. The problem in trying to make the “right” decision is that we can develop "analysis paralysis." Many times the perceived importance of the decision can feel overwhelming. Some of us may have a hard time simply deciding [...]

eLearning; What’s Not to Like?

2019-02-12T20:02:46+00:00August 6th, 2014|Categories: Corporate Training, eLearning, Leadership Training, Management Training|

When it comes to online corporate education, the days of posting simple PPT slides and talking head videos are over. Online education, or eLearning, has become increasingly accepted as a favorable comparison to classroom-based training.The tremendous growth and competition of online training has fueled more interactivity, gamification and fun into courseware, resulting in a more sophisticated [...]

Getting to Know Generation Z

2019-03-01T06:31:46+00:00May 7th, 2014|Categories: Corporate Training, Management Training, Multi-generational workplace|

When Audrey Boone Tillman entered the Westin Charlotte Hotel in 2007 to judge a regional competition of college students' community outreach projects, she noticed one big change from similar events she had attended in the past. "No one had paper resumes," recalls Tillman, executive vice president of corporate services at Columbus, Ga.-based Aflac Inc., which has approximately [...]