BEFORE YOU SAY YES to a new work adDRESS

By admin / February 19, 2019

It’s day one at a new job and time to find out if you made the right move. It’s time to find out if you’ve done your Due Diligence. Did you make the choice that is the best next step for you in your career? Does this move happen at…

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7 Leaders Share Advice on Post-Holiday Productivity

By admin / December 19, 2018

Seasons Greetings! The holidays are approaching and, like us, we assume you are all looking forward to a few days of holiday spirit and maybe a few holiday spirits too! BUT NOT SO FAST! There are still a few CRITICAL weeks left in the year so now is the time…

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CANNABIS + ADULT BEVERAGE AN IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW WITH BERT MILLER + VERN DAVIS

By admin / April 17, 2018

Tom Adams, managing director of BDS Analytics, a company that tracks the cannabis industry, was recently quoted by Aaron Smith in an article for CNN Money reporting that the legal marijuana in the United States brought in around $9 billion in 2017. He also “estimates that national marijuana sales will…

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THE FRAGILITY OF DIVERSITY

By Bert Miller / February 21, 2018

TALK, TALK, TALK AND TALK SOME MORE: Diversity hasn’t progressed in the way it should have because of blind spots and unconscious bias. We all have them and it’s human nature, however, it’s only when we recognize and are familiar with the problems that we can do anything about them.…

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5 TIPS FOR EVERY LEADER

By admin / January 17, 2018

1. TALK TO ME Leadership will always be easy if you communicate with your team. It is truly the very foundation of leading people. Be clear about the expectations. Talk to them and tell them what the vision is, what you’re trying to do, what their role in the vision…

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BUILDING TEAMS PART III: CREATING THE AVENGERS INSTEAD OF SUPERHEROES

By admin / December 19, 2017

THEY BLEND STRENGTHS Being great at something is good, but there will always be weak spots in a person’s skill set, and putting the right team together allows you to blend skills to create a superpower.  Team members work well when they rely on one another to bring different aspects…

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BUILDING TEAMS PART II: BUILDING SQUADS AKA STRONG TEAMS

By admin / December 6, 2017

CHEMISTRY MATTERS It isn’t enough to put skilled individuals into a collective and expect it to work. The chemistry and personality types must be right in order to create a common objective. Trust us, we deal in chemistry every day and you can never underestimate how powerful a team of…

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BUILDING TEAMS PART I: STRONG CULTURE BUILDS BETTER TEAMS

By admin / November 27, 2017

FIRST, VALUES CONNECT PEOPLE If your business has been built on the things you believe in, in values and missions, then you’re going to attract people who have similar beliefs to you. Those likeminded individuals build connected teams that share the same principles. Sure, you could put a bunch of…

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CULTURE SERIES PART III: BUILDING POSITIVITY + PERFORMANCE

By Bert Miller / October 19, 2017

1.   BE THE POSITIVITY YOU WANT TO SEE The leadership can sit around that boardroom table as much as they like, but if they’re not living by the things they’re discussing, you can forget about it. (See our Culture Series Part I). If positivity and encouragement, laughter and empowerment are…

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CULTURE SERIES PART II: INSPIRING A COMPANY CULTURE

By admin / October 12, 2017

live by your word, now let’s discuss proactively building a company culture. When it comes to the culture race, we all know who the major players are. The guys who sit at the top of the food chain, gobbling up all the best candidates because their culture has become the…

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