Miscommunication and Misalignment are Rampant Today! What Role are you Playing?

Let me start with a Story of one of our key clients. XYZ is a fast-growing technology company, having problems between product development and product marketing. Product development certainly had a big job for their stable applications that were the backbone of the business. They were also quickly transitioning to a nimbler organization with design […]

Training As A Campaign

This month we are proud to have the President of CI Squared, John Geraci, present his point of view on the state of the corporate training world, drawing on his experience in the United States Army. Do you feel like you’re flushing training dollars down the toilet? Frustrated and a bit angry, yet knowing training your […]

Sharks and the Concept of Change

What can Whale sharks and Great Whites teach us? The start of the new third quarter and second half of the year is an ideal time to identify changes necessary for a monumental second half. What has gone well and what needs to be tweaked is worth time and reflection. Some people feel uneasy when […]

Passion – An Asset You Cannot Afford to Waste

How can you ignite passion? According to a Gallup research poll, only 30% of the U.S. workforce is engaged in its work. Shockingly, the vast majority of U.S. workers (70%) are not reaching their full potential. Analyzing how and why your employees are motivated is worth investing in to ensure success and productivity for your […]

Millennials…Start ‘Em Early

Millennials…Start ‘Em Early Remember back in the day when “1999” by Prince thumped on every boom box? The ominously funky jam was the perfect song to celebrate the new millennium. Yet as the reality of “Y2K” sunk in, people responded with panic, triggered by great fears of the unknown. So many questions, worries and tragedies were […]

True or False: Life Stories Have a Place in the Business World

Life Stories A song in the new film La La Land (Chazelle, 2016) contains the lyrics: “Someone in the crowd could be the one you need to know”, describing the fortuitous serendipity which evolves into a meaningful meeting or interaction with someone. Do just a few people have magnificent stories or do only the tenacious […]

IT’S THE NEW YEAR. DO YOU KNOW WHY YOU ARE WHO YOU ARE?

IT’S THE NEW YEAR. DO YOU KNOW WHY YOU ARE WHO YOU ARE? In terms of famous laws and rules, the Golden Rule is probably one of the most famous. We’re all familiar with this Golden Rule: do unto others as you would have done unto you. But why, we are realizing, is it not […]

Is Trust Still Important and Does Upholding Commitments Matter in this Fast-Paced Digital World?

The world of digital disruption, ubiquitous communication, and generational shifts in the workforce is changing everything. People are moving faster; they are always “on” and bombarded by inputs from social/digital media. Our customers tell us that the negative effects of these great communication technologies are constant feelings of pressure and stress with shifting priorities. They often do […]

Empathy and Understanding, or, Results: A clear case of “And” versus “Or”

Can you have it all with the Human Side of Digital Disruption? I have read several articles recently about the need for empathy and understanding in the workplace. Fortune Magazine, McKinsey Insights, and LinkedIn have all had them. It is often related to the needs and wants of millennials; a generation that wants to make a difference, have a better […]

CI SQUARED ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP & SALES TRAINING INNOVATIONS

TATN: The Art of The Nudge augments existing Leadership and Sales Training Programs Wyomissing, PA: CI Squared announces two new training programs based on their innovative Communications Framework, TATN, to help change the conversation for leaders and sales teams. John Geraci, Co-founder and President said, “The pace of change has accelerated in our digital/mobile world […]