Articles

Jul
11

IMPROVING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PEOPLE AND TECHNOLOGY

When trying to bring in new technology into an organization, it is guaranteed that you will be met with resistance, because any sort of change often is. You need that buy-in from people first, otherwise there’s going to be struggle in incorporating the technology into operations. This is why there needs to be a focus on the […]

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Jul
09

GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS AND PREDICTING THE FUTURE

What does it mean not to be behind the geospatial curve? In the previous article we say that the State Department was left behind in the conversation about how to handle the war in Afghanistan. They were behind the geospatial curve. So, Most importantly, the phrase means an organization does not simply look at its work in the […]

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Jul
04

MAKE A BIGGER IMPACT WITH YOUR STORY

So many times people came to me and said, “There’s no place for me to be heard or seen” or “It’s such a saturated marketplace! I’m not even going to bother trying to share my story.” Even more so, the concept of storytelling has gotten a somewhat bad reputation lately because so many people are using […]

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Jul
02

BECOMING A CHAMPION OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

I’ve always embraced technology, and I’ve pushed that forward in every position I’ve been in. Today’s technological advancements present many possibilities and solutions for organizations. Although most people can agree that there is always room for improvement, there are limitations and doubts surrounding the idea of bringing in new technology into operations and changing the way […]

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Jul
01

STARTING OFF RIGHT IN CREATING A POSITIVE BUSINESS CULTURE

There is nothing strange about wanting to make a good impression on your first day on the job. But when it’s your first day in the position of a leader in an organization, you especially want to set the right tone and let it be known that you’re approachable, open to concerns, ideas, and questions, and […]

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Jun
27

DON’T FEAR THE G-WORD: UNDERSTANDING YOUR ORGANIZATION THROUGH COLORFUL MAPS

The words “geospatial analysis” sound intimidating. But let’s be honest: the ability to look at an organization’s work across the country or around the world is pretty powerful. Despite its pretensions, “geospatial analysis” simply means using maps, graphs and statistics to visualize and understand member and customer behavior across geographic locations and make better business decisions. […]

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Jun
25

WORKING WITH YOUR CONSULTANT TO GET THE BEST RESULTS

If you’ve never worked with a consultant before, or rarely worked with one, you may be wondering why you might want to do so when you may have the ability to complete a project on your own. The reason you would work with a consultant comes down to the best use of your resources, which are […]

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Jun
24

ADDRESSING THE FREELANCE WAVE

We are seeing an increasing number of freelancers in the United States and more change than ever in the freelance job market, as shown in this Upwork study. We have a dramatic shift in the labor markets where at one end of the spectrum we have millennials who demand a very clear work-life balance and at the […]

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Jun
20

BUSTING MYTHS ABOUT INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP

A topic that has been on my mind a lot lately is inclusive leadership. I know there’s a lot being said about diversity inclusion, but inclusive leadership goes way beyond that. It’s about treating all team members fairly and respectfully, and not only the people who may look like you or think like you or even […]

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Jun
18

GET MORE OUT OF YOUR CONFERENCE PLANNING SESSIONS

Do you start your conference planning sessions by asking a big group sitting at a U-shaped boardroom table, “So what kind of content would you like on the program this year?” Do you proceed to repeat that same question all day long? Then you likely already know that this approach doesn’t spark new ideas or […]

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