According to Queen’s University of Charlotte, nearly 3 in 4 employers rate teamwork and collaboration as ‘very important’. With such a high importance given to teamwork, it’s important to encourage a positive group dynamic to make these team’s as effective as possible. When people interact within the group in a positive manner, the group…Read More
Get happy at work
I’ve been a runner for many years, and a subscriber to Runner’s World for about 20. For the last 5 years or so every December, their cover story headline reads, “New Year, New You”. It’s actually quite funny because around October and November I start to anticipate if the title will be…Read More
The CornerStone Dynamics team started blogging back in 2013 and I can’t believe that I’ve been working on them for 4 years now. We’ve learned a ton in the process. Here’s a look back at our most popular posts in 2016.
This ranks as our most popular blog – EVER! That makes…Read More
A simple yet successful idea
Welcome back to my two part blog on Meetings to Change the World.
What’s the difference between a productive meeting and an unproductive meeting? First, a productive meeting has purpose. Everyone is gathered to get something done. This means no updates or status reports. Second, productive meetings are well prepared and…Read More
Small business think like big business
Just because your small business is not a Fortune 500 company, yet, doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from some of the things successful big businesses do. Here are 3 lessons from big business that small businesses can use for greater success.
#1 Vision Statements – Do you ever notice when you walk…Read More
It’s more powerful than you think
People are sometimes surprised when I tell them that individuals can benefit as much as corporations when it comes to writing a vision statement. Your personal vision statement helps direct your life. It provides the guidance necessary to navigate your days and make choices about your career. It’s a tool…Read More
Project success, no problem
For a rookie project manager there are many things that can cause a project to go off the rails and not meet a successful end. Here are 3 tips that will help your project be a success.
Tip # 1 – Charter your project
There is a debate over whether all projects require a…Read More
What every person needs to know about routines
Since the times of Henry Ford (and even earlier), the focus on studying and standardizing work processes has been central to efficiency and productivity in the manufacturing world. When you stop to examine how you do things, you can spot simple ways to make the process more efficient.
Update your office spring cleaning with these tips
It’s that time of year again where the flowers are starting to bloom, the weather’s warmer and spring is in the air. What a great time to open the windows and allow the fresh air to come into your home and freshen things up. It’s time for spring…Read More