Category Archives: Social Skills

Our Mission : Helping You Meet Your Mission

We do basic management consulting for small businesses, churches, and schools. Our greatest expertise is understanding the social dynamics of the workgroup. The second is sympathetic coaching of the frontline manager.  Original assessment research and follow-up required. Topics for training … Continue reading

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Looking Around at the Milestone Markers: Where Have We Come?

It is graduation time. After the celebration and the well-wishing for our graduating students, let’s take a few minutes to assess where education is. I know, we are all very interested in taking off, going for summer, sitting by a … Continue reading

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Definite Techniques for Transformation

Triggers,  by Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter       NY: Random, 2015 Okay, folks, we are talking about psychology and behavior here, not guns. This book begins sounding very psychologically oriented, but it was written by a management consultant, often brought in … Continue reading

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Better Focus for More Productivity

Top Ten Tips 1. There is no such thing as multi-tasking, there is only attention switching. 2. Disrupting attention leads to lower productivity. 3. Worrying about performance leads to mess-ups. An athlete, for instance, knows that best performance comes from … Continue reading

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