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Why Boundaries Matter

Here are some thoughts on how to create better boundaries for yourself from the recent Balance & Boundaries workshop we led. By learning to connect with what we care about and speaking our truth, we can create balance and have healthier relationships. Both depend upon R*E*S*P*E*C*T.  Boundaries = Respect. It all starts with communication, connection and confidence. 

By | April 5, 2018|Innovation, Launch, Leadership, Start-up|0 Comments

10 Questions to Make the Right Hire

Here are some insight on hiring co-founders and building a team from a recent Founder's Leadership Roundtable led by Lenore at Galvanize around the challenges that startups regularly face.

Launch Leadership Profile: Building The Right Team

A challenge that startups and high growth businesses face is finding the right talent – from identifying the right skill set to attracting and retaining the best people.  Many get it wrong and struggle through this process, learning the hard way from experience about what works and what doesn’t. Here are some tips from my friend and fellow Brooklynite, David Osborne, who founded Team Theory to help startups build great teams.

By | January 3, 2018|Branding, Coaching, Innovation, Leadership, Start-up|0 Comments

CEO Business Tips – Create Your Life Radio Show Highlights

Here are highlights from Lenore Kantor's recent interview for the CEO Talks Series on Create Your Life, Kevin Brown’s radio show and podcast, along with Eric Fondren, CEO and Founder of iTell.io. 

By | January 3, 2018|Branding, Coaching, Communications, Launch, Marketing, Sales, Start-up|0 Comments

Managing Through Challenges

We could all use a break from the headlines and constant barrage of insults, accidents and trauma. SHIFT is happening - that is clear. Mother nature is pissed off, and deep rage is erupting everywhere. Old ways of being and working cannot continue as norms are shifting quickly.  Here are some thoughts on how to navigate all these changes and gain perspective.

By | December 15, 2017|Coaching, Communications, Leadership|0 Comments

Launch Leader Profile – Mastering Enterprise Sales

Many businesses want to sell into large corporations, such as banks, asset managers and hedge funds, to boost their growth and user adoption. While large enterprise sales can certainly be profitable, unique skills and different tactics are required to successfully win large deals.  Learn more from Mark Birch, Enterprise Sales Executive at Stack Overflow about what is needed to be successful at enterprise sales. 

Aligning Your Values and Actions

Increasingly individuals are seeking authenticity and deeper connection - they want to align their values with their actions.  The head will follow the heart, instead of ruling over it.  How can we bring our full selves to our life and work so that we can align our beliefs with our experience?  Here are some considerations to create more happiness around your work and life balance.

By | December 4, 2017|Coaching, Leadership|0 Comments

Culture’s Impact – Finding Common Ground

What's the price you pay for where you work?  Sure, you may get a paycheck if you're an employee or your clients pay you as an independent contractor, but does that cover how you feel at the end of the day?

By | December 4, 2017|Branding, Coaching, Communications, Innovation, Launch|0 Comments

What matters? How to Focus on the Right Priorities

Are you focused on the right actions?  With so many opportunities, possibilities and ideas to pursue - how does one choose?  How do you know if you are applying your limited resources of time, money and people to the right activities and investments?  Here are some planning guidelines to get you on the right track.

By | October 17, 2017|Coaching, Communications, Launch, Marketing, Sales|0 Comments

Launch Lapse – When Staff Are Not Engaged

Many launches are dead on arrival. You anticipate a big push, but somehow they fall flat. It can be so upsetting, and yet these challenges may be averted. Let us help you avoid the potential traps and troubleshoot the challenges that can crop up as you look to translate your big idea to reality. This is the third article in our LAUNCH LAPSE series to help you align your staff to drive growth.

By | September 5, 2017|Communications, Innovation, Launch, Leadership, Marketing, Sales, Start-up|0 Comments