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February 3, 2020
Uplevel Your Culture

Uplevel Your Culture

In today’s workforce, there is an increasing gap in human interaction and connection. In fact, the US Chamber of Commerce recently wrote about the need for […]
January 29, 2020

Reframing Your Job Interview

For many, 2020 will be a year of promise, planning, and potentially even a job change. And we all know that before we can move into […]
January 22, 2020
top employee quitting

Your Top Performers Are Going to Quit (5 Signs You Don’t Want to Miss!)

Have you ever had that sinking feeling that one of your top performers are going to quit? If it’s happened to you before, it’s likely left […]
January 15, 2020
truth challenge

Take the Truth Challenge!

How much truth do you tell? The whole truth? The partial truth? The preferred truth? What would happen if you took the Truth Challenge and told […]
January 8, 2020

The Power Of Reframing to Revolutionize 2020

Many of us enter a new year with a sense of desire for change. We want things to feel different, and we set resolutions, intentions, or […]
December 30, 2019

5 Ways to Empower Rock Star Employees

CareerBuilder released a survey a few years ago that stated that 21% of workers planned to change jobs in the course of the year. While some of […]
December 23, 2019

76% Of People Think Mentors Are Important, But Only 37% Have One

Many successful people attribute part of their professional success to having a mentor. And even people who haven’t had a mentor tend to agree that mentors […]
December 16, 2019
Listener

3 Practices To Become A Great Listener

Are any of these phrases familiar to you? If so, you may need to brush up on what it means to be a great listener. “You […]
December 9, 2019
a more creative team

Want A More Creative Team? Help Them Be More Mindful

Recently our team had tons of complex deadlines where they were doing work that was new to them. New challenges, new people to collaborate with, new […]
December 2, 2019
VAK Anchoring

Use VAK Anchoring to Change Your Life

All day, every day, our systems are flooded with sensory information. These visual, auditory, and kinesthetic cues often recall our beliefs about the world and ourselves (our […]
November 18, 2019
strategy session with team

Strategy Myths & Tools

We all know that setting a strategy matters. It’s one of the first steps to steer your company to achieve its goals and fulfill its mission. […]
November 11, 2019
boost your brain power

Boost Your Brain Power With More Sleep

What if 20 more minutes of sleep could boost your brain and improve your work performance 2-3x? Would you make more of an effort to get […]
November 5, 2019
Bust Your Leadership Blindspots

Bust Your Leadership Blindspots In 3 Steps

All leaders have blindspots. The question is, do you know what yours are? Click To Tweet If you’re not sure, take this 7 minute assessment to find […]
October 28, 2019
The Neuroscience of Motivation

The Neuroscience of Motivation

What creates passion, loyalty, drive, peak performance and even love for one’s organization? Motivation does. With a clear vision of success, available resources, who they can […]
October 21, 2019

What Keeping Secrets Does to Your Brain

Secrets. We all have them, and everyone you know is keeping secrets. The question is: What does that do to your brain? One of our clients […]
October 14, 2019
STI Article About Ego

Manage Your Ego Or It’ll Manage You!

As an executive coach, I hear lots of limiting beliefs and stories when working on growing our clients’ organizations and engaging their cultures. Throughout my coaching […]
September 8, 2019

How To Keep Working During Personal Hardship

Once you reach your 40s, or possibly earlier, you’re likely to have experienced a profound personal hardship and had to navigate through it while keeping your […]
August 21, 2019

Are You Scaring Your Team Into Critter State?

As a leadership and culture coach, I often see great leaders who want the best for their people. Somehow, however, they manage to block their success. […]
May 18, 2019
Why do people struggle in relationships and with their communication skills? It’s because they don’t use the right words. Well, they might be the right words for you, but are they the right words that the other person needs to her?

The 6 Phrases For Better Communication Skills

Why do people struggle in relationships and with their communication skills? It’s because they don’t use the right words. Well, they might be the right words […]
April 19, 2019
The 7 Most Common Ways Leaders Unknowingly Sabotage Their Team

Sabotage: The 7 Most Common Ways Leaders Unknowingly Hurt Their Teams

Sometimes leaders call me saying they want help to fix their team. That’s always a red flag for me, and it immediately makes me wonder what […]
April 1, 2019

3 Steps To Access Your Hidden Brain Power

Oprah has it. Steve Jobs had it. Mark Zuckerberg has it but recently didn’t listen to it and paid a huge price. Elon Musk made the […]
March 22, 2019

What Being Excluded Does To Your Brain

We are want to be included, to belong to the tribe. Our brains are constantly scanning our environment and our interactions to determine if we “fit […]
March 1, 2019
March 1 Is Employee Appreciation Day - Are You Ready?

March 1 Is Employee Appreciation Day – Are You Ready?

March 1 is Employee Appreciation Day. And what better way to appreciate your employees than to show them you care? Gift certificates, bonuses, parties are all great… but […]
February 15, 2019
Don't Get Sued Or Lose Great Staff: The Three Essential Employee/Employer Agreements

Don’t Get Sued Or Lose Great Staff: The Three Essential Employee/Employer Agreements

Ambiguous or unspoken agreements often cause pain. Lots of it. This is why more and more organizations are creating agreements for expectations of one another. These […]
February 5, 2019

Stressed At Work? Four Fun Ways Leveraging Neuroscience Will Help

Stressed? Grumpy? Need to lighten up? Our brains need passion, play, and release at work. They’re essential to keeping us emotionally connected and engaged, to feel […]
January 22, 2019

Six Key Trends Successful Leaders Must Address In 2019

2018 is a wrap. The holiday season is a wrap. Are you sure your plan for 2019 is a wrap? Sorry to be a buzzkill, but […]
December 23, 2018

Want To Take On The World? Five Steps To Feeling Powerful

In my executive coaching work power is a common topic. Power, or influence, enables us to engage, enroll and align others. It enables us to get […]
December 14, 2018

BBC Business Matters with Christine Comaford

Theresa May has survived a vote of no confidence in her leadership of her governing Conservative Party. Christine Comaford from the SmartTribes Institute gives her assessment […]
December 10, 2018

Do Your Employees Have Buyer’s Remorse?

Unemployment in the USA is now at 3.7%. Great employees are harder to find than ever before—and if you’re hiring, chances are really good that you’re raiding another […]

May 26, 2017

Right Person, Wrong Role? Or Wrong Person, Period?

People get into the wrong roles for a number of reasons. Perhaps there was a reorganization and the company didn’t want to lose them, so they […]
May 16, 2017

Ready To End Silos, Sabotage And System Dysfunction In Your Organization?

Got silos? How about sabotage? System dysfunctions like these are generally symptoms of low cultural alignment. The two founders of Company Z were at war. The […]
October 20, 2015

The Power Of Focus

April 12, 2011

Corporate Culture: Change Your Culture, Change Your Results

A company culture is like metal… we heat it up with coaching and training and it becomes pliable. We help the CEO set it in a […]

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