Over the past century, the way our organizations operate has changed significantly. Yet much of what you’ll find in most leadership programs today hasn’t changed since Henry Ford was rolling out the assembly line in his car factories.Read More
As a college student at Ohio State, the chance to learn the workings of a business in the first person was crucial. When I began at Change 4 Growth one thing became abundantly clear - culture in this company is paramount. On my first day as an Intern I walked in not knowing what to expect, as many would, but by the third hour I already felt completely at home. The culture at C4G makes for a respecting and fun environment that enabled me to do my best every day and I loved it. If you walk into the home office you will read, “We lead with our values, we delight our customers, and we have fun”. And from my short time here as an employee, I could really feel this motto resonating through the whole company.
Research shows that 70% of all organizational transformations fail—and can fail due to a multitude of reasons, including the fast-changing atmosphere of today’s world. In fact, in the last three years, retail has changed more than it has in the last 25. That means change is happening all around us, and it’s happening at an incredible speed.Read More
One of the things I learned during the writing my book, Powered by Happy, is that there are some things, no matter their abundance, that simply won’t bring the happiness we seek.
It’s hard not to be lulled into thinking otherwise. We envy the pictures in our social media feeds…of exotic vacations, lovely homes with beautiful furnishings, covetous social lives taking place at only the trendiest establishments. As humans, we are wired to be strivers. That we want what others have, or envision a bigger, better life is both understandable and exciting. The question is…at what cost?Read More
I will never forget my first European business trip. I was in my 20s and it was such a monumental trip for me for so many reasons. First, I was able to travel to London, England. I was in complete awe of the beauty, the historic architecture, the quaintness of the cobblestone walks, double decker buses and the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street. It was love at first sight. It fueled my passion for traveling all over Europe even since!Read More