May 31, 2018 •
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...
May 31, 2017 •
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...
May 22, 2017 •
Paul Elliott, ph.D.
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...
May 2, 2017 •
Watch this video to learn why you'll fail to have a great career (yes, you read that right). (more…)
March 28, 2017 •
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...
March 22, 2017 •
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...
March 21, 2017 •
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...
March 15, 2017 •
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...
March 9, 2017 •
“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...