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Career / Life Planning

Two people concentrating on their work. Indecision is the THIEF of opportunity Posted in: Career/Life Planning, RCSN News Indecision means, the door is still closed.  It means, the opportunity waits.  Indecision means, what could be is postponed -OR-…
Your Life – It’s Up to You! Posted in: Career/Life Planning, RCSN News Your life is what you think it should be.  You ‘Are’ what you ‘Thought’ you should be. If you don’t…
Transformation - Metamorphisis stages of a Monarch Butterfly Transformation – The Inconvenience Posted in: Career/Life Planning, RCSN News People want the convenience of transformation, without the ‘inconvenience’. What we do is, we ‘check out’ because it seems overwhelming.…

Coaching

conflict-financial people talking Do We Need a Coach or Consultant for Our Business? What about YOU? Posted in: Coaching The Coaching and/or consulting results will be reflected in the financial bottom line of a company. It can show up…
Brighten Your Career!! Talk to a Success Coach!! Posted in: Coaching Don’t be in denial any longer. Stop listening to that voice in your head that starts talking to you each…
Business People Talking Does Our Leadership Team Need a Coach? What About Me? Do I Need One? Posted in: Coaching This is a question that business people ask themselves as they work their business. Then that voice in their heads…
Coaching and advise, two business woman working together. Do You or Your Business Need a Coach or Consultant? Posted in: Coaching Do You or Your Business Need a Coach or Consultant? This is a question that business people continue to ask…

Culture

Culture = Artifacts, Values, and Assumptions: Does Your Organization Align? Posted in: Culture, RCSN News Organizational culture is defined as a set of shared mental assumptions that guide interpretation and action in organizations by defining…
Laughing multiethnic team giving high five in office Culture Development Equals Business Success (Series 1 of 8) Posted in: About RCSN, Culture Workplace culture may be difficult to see and describe but it is the foundation that a company is built upon…
Back view of female employee have video call on laptop 2021 Culture Challenges: Working from Home & Purposeful Inclusion (Series 2 of 8) Posted in: About RCSN, Culture 2020 Culture Challenges: Working from Home & Purposeful Inclusion What about the pandemic? How does a leader help evolve a…
Executive Search Attract A Leader The ROI of Investing in Culture (Series 3 of 8) Posted in: About RCSN, Culture The ROI of Investing in Culture Who is your customer? As leaders our customers are our employees. You can imagine…
Diverse senior women shopping in grocery store or supermarket Your Culture Impacts Employees (Series 4 of 8) Posted in: Culture, RCSN News Leaders have the ability to impact their employees’ actions and attitudes far beyond work. Providing a welcoming and supportive environment,…
Cheerful colleagues having fun in office chairs Culture Building Advice for Leaders in 2021 (Series 5 of 8) Posted in: Culture, RCSN News Are you a business leader looking for a way to get your team culture out of the challenges and shambles…
Business people having great time together.Colleagues playing table football in office. Culture Building Advice for Leaders in 2021 – Continued (Series 6 of 8) Posted in: About RCSN, Culture Developing Your Organization’s Culture Are you a leader looking for ways to motivate your team as they emerge from their…
Confident African male leader telling diverse colleagues about new project Culture Building Advice for Leaders in 2021 – Continued (Series 7 of 8) Posted in: Culture, RCSN News Tip #4: Focus on Personal Development Are you a leader looking for ways to engage your team, organization or company?…
Business people clapping Culture Building Advice for Leaders in 2021 – Continued (Series 8 of 8) Posted in: Culture, RCSN News Tip #5: Be Flexible and Welcome Change So this is the final tip that needs to be discussed. Before we…
Culture: A Required Shift in the Mindset of Leadership Posted in: Culture, RCSN News Ask any business owner, and people costs are the top of their financial concerns and often the largest business expense.…

Diversity

Asian Businesswoman Leading Meeting At Boardroom Table Diversity is a Win for All (Series 1 of 8) Posted in: About RCSN, Diversity We all have a preconceived notion of what diversity is. However, but the majority of businesses are not clear what…
Happy diverse colleagues having fun, enjoying pizza in office Why Diversity Matters (Series 2 of 8) Posted in: About RCSN, Diversity Why Diversity Matters Most importantly, if your company shuttering isn’t concerning enough, consider Gayle Brock’s definition of diversity, “Diversity is…
Mixed race businesswoman working in creative office Diversity and Inclusion: Steps to Start Improving Today (Series 3 of 8) Posted in: About RCSN, Diversity Diversity and Inclusion – Steps to Start Improving Today The pandemic has done a lot of damage, but if any…
Informal discussions between colleagues in board room Simply Respecting Diversity is not Productive (Series 4 of 8) Posted in: Diversity, RCSN News Don’t get me wrong, diversity does demand respect. If not respected and handled carefully, diversity can tear relationships and organizations…
Business colleagues making birthday surprise for special needs woman Understanding Diversity is a Paradoxical Problem (Series 5 of 8) Posted in: Diversity, RCSN News When faced with a paradox, seemingly self-contradictory statements or propositions, the human mind often struggles. Our minds prefer simple problems…
Corporate business team meeting in a modern open plan office Diversity is a Multi-Faceted Spectrum (Series 6 of 8) Posted in: Diversity, RCSN News When the topic of diversity comes up, what comes to mind, most often, are demographic elements such as; race, gender,…
Smiling Businesspeople Listening to Colleague in Wheelchair Where We are on the Diversity Spectrum can Affect How We See the World (Series 7 of 8) Posted in: Diversity, RCSN News Where we find ourselves on the diversity spectrum, regardless of the specific characteristic, has an impact on how we see…
Businesspeople Meeting and Shaking Hands Diversity is Being Invited to the Party; Inclusion is Being Asked to Dance (Series 8 of 8) Posted in: Diversity, RCSN News Increasingly, diversity, in many organizations, is simply a fact of life. Inclusion, on the other hand, is a choice that…

Education and Training

Where Is True Value Found In Any Education and Training Endeavor? Posted in: Education and Training, RCSN News Years ago, I was certified as a Master Trainer for several global training companies. This qualified me to train and…

Leadership

Wake up coffee mug From Dreams to Action – WAKE UP! Posted in: Leadership, RCSN News So the key to success on your journey through this life, is to have a clear plan. “People are not…
Leadership – It’s Like a Beautiful Cake with Icing on Top Posted in: Leadership, Leadership Consulting The experiences in your professional or personal life provide valuable lessons learned. Good or bad, these experiences and lessons culminate…
Business people shaking hands Lessons in Leadership Posted in: Leadership, Leadership Consulting I Wanna Hold Your Hand I am honored to have served in positions of executive leadership since 1989, when I…
Cropped shot of a group of businesspeople Are You a Leader Worth Following? Posted in: Leadership, Leadership Consulting Are You a Leader Worth Following? Many know the story of the mother and her ring bearer son, who were…
leader 5 ways to be a Leader Instead of a Manager Posted in: Leadership, RCSN News “When top CEOs think about the qualities, they admire most in leaders, three words come to mind, ”Responsibility, Accountability, and Decisiveness.”…

Organization Planning & Development

Diverse business team What is Talent Optimization? Posted in: Organization Planning & Development, RCSN News Take a good hard look at your company. Is it performing at its absolute best? If you’re like most leaders,…
Boundary Spanning Leadership – What’s It All About Posted in: Organization Planning & Development, RCSN News In a twist to current thinking about our global, interconnected society, Chris Ernst and Donna Chrobot-Mason, Authors of Boundary Spanning…
Milacron Spans Boundaries to Build Business – Boundary Spanning Leadership in Action Posted in: Organization Planning & Development, RCSN News RCSN offers a unique brand of Leadership Consulting that can help you achieve greater collaboration, drive innovation, and create cross-functional…
Boundary Spanning Leadership In Action: Transitions in Iraq Posted in: Organization Planning & Development RCSN offers a unique brand of Leadership Consulting that can help you achieve greater collaboration, drive innovation, and create cross-functional…

Outplacement

Outplacement creative business employee working in a modern office A Case for Outplacement Posted in: Outplacement, RCSN News We’ve heard a variety of terms applied to employees displaced from their places of work over the past few weeks.…

Performance Management

job fit-business woman holding puzzle piece How to Spot a Performance Problem With a Job Fit Assessment Posted in: Performance Management, RCSN News We are always looking for the perfect fit. Typically, we try clothes before we buy them because clothes that fit,…
conflict-financial people talking When Employees Hate Each Other: 6 Tips for Resolving Coworker Conflict Posted in: Performance Management, RCSN News Let’s face it, as much as we want people to “play nice” at work, we will have conflicts. How we…

Recruit / Recruiting

So How Did You Like the Full Employment Economy? Posted in: RCSN News, Recruit/Recruiting So there we were right smack dab in the middle of a full employment economy, perhaps for the first time…