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People Over Process: Leadership for Agility – Michael K. Levine

In Agile Process, Business Culture, Business Improvement, Business Problems, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Podcast by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Agile is a process that allows teams to basically work independently on small pieces of a larger project.  Basically they govern themselves, work in spurts (called sprints) and are suppose to be unified on what they will work on at any given time.  But does that really work without leadership involvement?  Perhaps not as consistently well as we would like …

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Getting the Love You Need – Love Needs – Dr. Mike Garrett

In behavior change, change, Conflict resolution, Growth, Healthy Living, Life Change, Life Help, Love, Love needs, Marital help, Marriage, Podcast, Psychology, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

No one ever says:  “We hope to find the right person, fall hopelessly and passionately in love, have a beautiful wedding, live together for a while then let our relationship disintegrate and crash and burn in divorce”.  Yet so many relationships do disintegrate and wind up in divorce.  Why?  When we stop getting the love that we need …we stop …

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7 Principles to Change Your Business and Your Life: Conscious Leadership – Michael Bianco-Splann

In Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Business Relationships, change, Conscious Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Life Help, Podcast, servant leadership, Serving People, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Yesterday is not today…well that’s obvious.  So why do we believe that so many of yesterday’s leadership principles will still be effective today?  The fact is when it comes to work attitudes have changed.  Jobs are plentiful and when people do not like their boss, manager, or CEO, they just leave.  This costs the business massive amounts of money.  At …

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Change Your Questions, Change Your Life, Business, and Coaching – Dr. Marilee Adams

In behavior change, Business Culture, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Coaching, Company Culture, Decision Making, Healthy Living, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, life challenges, Life Change, Life Help, Podcast, Problem Solving, Psychology, self help, self-improvement, team leader, teams by Jay Izso2 Comments

Have you ever been around someone you are trying to avoid?  Or maybe it is someone that you feel like you just cannot get along with?  Maybe you believe there is someone out to get your job or get you fired?  Maybe it is your boss or manager that you feel like you have to walk on egg shells around …

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Fix Your Culture and Increase Profit and Productivity – Culture Fix – Colin D Ellis

In behavior change, Business Culture, Business Success, culture change, Culture Profitability, Podcast, Team Culture, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

In a survey of 1400 American business it was cited that 92% of executives said that cultural change was critical and a driver to increase their company’s values.  Yet only 16% said their culture is where it needs to be.  It is not surprising.  When it comes to business culture we talk a good talk, but we do little to …

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Find Your Competitive Advantage – The Strategy Mindset 2.0 – Dr. Chuck Bamford

In Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Strategy, Business Success, change, Competitive Advantage, Competitive Business, entrepreneur, Growing Your Business, Non-Profit strategy, Perfect Customer, Podcast, Strategy, SWOT Myth, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

When it comes to business strategy  we are often confused.  We have a tendency to believe in myths like “Our brand is our strategy” or “Our people are our strategy” or “we do SWOT analysis”, but none of those are really a strategy much less a competitive advantage.  Sometimes we jump ahead when it comes to our strategy and we …

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How Your Business Can Compete in a Digital Age – The Relationship Economy – John DiJulius

In Business Culture, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Relationships, Business Success, change, Competing, competition, Competitive Business, Customer Relationships, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Podcast, sales, sales success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Technology, social media, phone apps, Alexa, Siri, Go Google, Artificial Intelligence, there is so much coming at us.  When it comes to our business…what do we do?  Which one or ones do we choose?  If any? What is going to give our business the competitive edge?  How much is going to cost?  What can I afford?  What is really going …

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Take Control of Your Life – Master Your Code – Darren J. Gold

In behavior change, Business Improvement, change, core values, Decision Making, Growth, Healthy Living, Inspiration, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Life Change, Life Decisions, Life Help, Life Skills, Podcast, Psychology, purpose, Self-Diagnosis, self-improvement, Success by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

How many times have you either said, or heard it said, “People don’t change”.  Maybe you have made the statement or heard the statement, “I am what I am”, indicating that change is impossible.  Or perhaps you have said, “there is nothing I can do about my situation, no one will give me a break”.   Do you know what those …

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SMART Goals – Start Finishing: How to Go From Idea to Done – Charlie Gilkey

In behavior change, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Business Success, change, Decision Making, Finishing, Goal Setting, Goals, Growth, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay Izso1 Comment

It is that time of year again.  Hopefully you are thinking about your goals.  Many people wait until the first of the year.  We shouldn’t.   We all know or at least should know what we did the previous year in terms of our goals.  We know were we succeeded and we know where we failed.  Chances are if you are …

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Avoid Disasters in Business and Life – Never Go with Your Gut – Gleb Tsipursky

In behavior change, Better Leadership, Business Decisions, Business Help, Business Problems, Business Psychology, Coaching, Decision Making, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Life Decisions, Podcast, Psychology, Psychology and Business, Self-Diagnosis, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

We like to think of ourselves as being pretty smart.  We like to think that we make really good decisions.  We like to think especially in business environments that we use our logical side of our brain more so than the inner emotional brain.  However what the research tells us…we really do not know ourselves as well as we think …