Posts in: High Performance

The #1 Reason we are a Best Place to Work

At SHIFT our commitment to employee engagement is unwavering. Not just within our walls, but for our clients, too. We know that employees who feel passionate about what they do and valued by who they do it for feel more...
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Want to Be a Better Leader? All You Have to Do is GIVE UP.

Fill in the blank: "The world needs more of __________." What do you think it needs? In my opinion, it's positive, successful leadership. And I'm not talking about the kind of leadership that requires the title or the salary. Anyone has...

Post-Merger Integration: Grinding Gears vs. a Seamless Shift to High Performance

As leader during a merger or acquisition, your focus is creating value from the transaction. Unfortunately, despite the complexity of both completing the deal and navigating a post-merger integration (PMI)—and the real-world danger of not getting it right—research indicates that...

Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career

Watch this video to learn why you'll fail to have a great career (yes, you read that right). (more…)

Snack Your Way to Powerful Performance

Many office environments have snack foods available to their employees—sometimes, companies will occasionally provide a free lunch every now and then. Who doesn’t like free food during the work day? There is something to be said about the psychology of...

POWERFULLY Change your Game Today!

Maybe it was the "Can Can Cups," two tin Chock full o'Nuts containers with strings attached that we walked with under our feet, like stilts, whenever we were heard muttering "I CAN'T!" in junior high gym class. Maybe it was the experience...
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Stop Hacking, Start Mastering

Maybe it's time we should stop hacking and seek to master, instead. Over the past 40 years, Americans have come to trust almost every institution less... except perhaps for the military. Over the last 15-20 years, we’ve come to fawn...

Attention Leaders: Elevate Your Morning Routines!

I often find myself engaging in conversations with leaders around a familiar refrain: how are you "pouring back" into yourself? How can you fill others up and inspire and engage your teams if you are running on fumes? You simply...

Stop Feeding and Start Fueling: Your Guide to Personal High-Performance

 “I never realized how stuck I was, until I wasn’t.”In our consulting business, we work with some of the best, brightest, and most high performing people on the planet (clients, partners, and colleagues). We help the best become even better...