Listening

By Josh Perlman,  Leadership Developer, Facilitator & Coach Try this exercise with a group of your leaders and see what happens. Write the word “SILK” on a flipchart or whiteboard (use appropriate markers, please). Ask your meeting participants that you’d like them to spell this word out loud three times as a group and then say this word out loud three times as a group. Walk them through this activity so they are all [...]

How to Say “Thanks” in a Personal, Authentic Way

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, it’s always great to take time and reflect on what we are thankful for and the ways in which we express our gratitude. We all know being appreciated feels good and in fact managers who say, “thank you” often find their employees feel more motivated, are more […]

My Phone, My Friend, My Foe: Five Day Phone Challenge

We have all heard of and maybe have tried to address habit changing challenges. The 21 Day Fix, 30 day ab challenge, fit arms in fifteen, etc.…. People track their eating and exercise in journals to better understand their patterns and derailers. This type of personal accountability is made easier with the assistance of a plan or coach. Now I ask you have you ever tracked your phone/technology activity?Trends demonstrate that people are reacting more [...]