The ROI of Leading by Example is Priceless

At first glance, the title of this article makes sense. Of course leading by example is priceless. It’s an expression that we’ve all heard and have grown to like and even believe...if done right. Leadership A Way of Being However, as...

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The Importance (and Profitability) of Staying Human

By now, you may have heard artificial intelligence (AI) discussed in many contexts. To clarify, this article is not a sci-fi read. However, let’s take a moment to define it for the purpose of this article. AI generally involves...

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The Culture Code: Six Keys (and Four Steps) to Hidden Treasure

By Lorie Corcuera Whether you are a fan of The Goonies, Romancing the Stone or the adventures of Indiana Jones, you will agree that the journey to discover the treasure is just as important as the treasure itself. Similarly, that a...

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Digital Detoxing in a 24/7 World: Disconnect to Connect

By Lorie Corcuera Over the past year, I have had a love and hate relationship with technology. While it serves me and our company well in sharing information and staying connected with our community, if not managed well, being connected...

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The Real ROI of Informal and Social Learning

By Lorie Corcuera "Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality." —Dalai Lama Over the past 30 years, I have witnessed the changes and shifts to our learning culture, and I still recall the days when encyclopedias were an essential resource...

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Got Meaning? The World Wide Power of Story

By Lorie Corcuera “Let me tell you a story…” is a phrase that still makes my eyes open wide and  ears perk up. I still remember how as a child my parents would read me stories or later in life...

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Bringing Values-Based Learning to Life (at Work)

By Lorie Corcuera Last year, Small Business BC’s annual INSPIRE 2015 event featured a panel interview with local founders and CEOs sharing their success and failure stories. The event featured keynote speaker Christine Day, CEO of Luvo Inc. (previously CEO...

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Three Daily Practices for Mindful Teams

By Lorie Corcuera I still remember the first time we used “gratitudes and intentions” to start one of our client meetings. The CEO immediately responded and said, “Are you trying to bring some touchy feely activity to our office?” I responded with...

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