Rise from the Ashes

Rise from the Ashes COVID-19 has been a wake-up call. It’s forced us to justify, verify, and ratify the validity, necessity, and relevance of our work. My dad has initiated more successful and transformative enterprises in his lifetime than I can even begin to count. A gentleman in awe of Dad’s Midas touch once asked […]

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Staying Thankful

Today’s post is from my beautiful wife and best friend, Kim D. Hoskins. Kim, I’m so thankful for you and our life together – Rob Staying Thankful Thanksgiving always serves as a reminder to pause and reflect on the goodness of the Lord. While 2020 has undoubtedly been filled with change, what Rob and I are […]

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Dream Team: The Confident Leader

Dream Team: The Confident Leader  “Control leads to compliance; autonomy leads to engagement.” ― Daniel H. Pink, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us When we unleash our people to experiment with their creativity, amazing things happen.  The confident leader lets others do things and get the credit for it. Essentially it’s saying, “I […]

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Dream Team: Organizational Health

Dream Team: Organizational Health In Patrick Lencioni’s organizational leadership book The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business, he talks about the importance of assembling and maintaining a cohesive leadership team. By “cohesive” he’s not talking about surrounding yourself with yes-men and clones. Paradoxically, cohesive looks more like hiring people who are diverse, […]

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Dream Team: Some Assembly Required

Dream Team: Some Assembly Required It’s rare to assemble a dream team. It’s even more uncommon to retain it for any length of time. The median tenure for workers in the prime of their career is currently 3.2 years. When building the core of your organization, it’s critical to stack the team with leaders you […]

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4 Pro-tips for online meetings that POP!

4 Pro-tips for online meetings that POP! Online meetings were novel at first, but now we are all starting to feel the fatigue. Knowing that remote meetings are likely, in some form or other, to be a normal part of our working lives, here are four ways to keep your audience (and yourself) enthused and […]

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