318: How to Transform Relationships & Create an “Entangled” Restaurant with Tom Walter

April 11, 2017

In this episode, we discuss, entangled organizations, discretionary discipline, transactional relationship VS transformative relationship, creating a company of leaders, and how to create self-efficacy in your employees. Watch Episode →

Build A Culture Of Trust To Get Fiercely Loyal People

April 9, 2015

Companies don’t easily find quality people. Even tougher is keeping them. Build a culture based on trust, and you’ll get people to stay loyal to your firm. Continue Reading →

How to Encourage Innovation from All Levels of Your Organization

October 19, 2013

Joseph Schumpeter, the famed Austrian American economist, was an early proponent of entrepreneurship and innovation. He believed successful companies would continue to extend and defend what they did best until they became meaningless. To counter this terminal approach to business, he advocated innovation by entrepreneurs, which would be the disruptive force that would sustain economic growth. Continue Reading →

It’s My Company Too! Wins Multiple Book Publishing Awards

August 6, 2013

CHICAGO – It’s My Company Too! How Entangled Companies Move Beyond Employee Engagement For Remarkable Results, written by Dr. Kenneth R. Thompson, Dr. Ramon L. Benedetto, and Thomas J. Walter, with Molly Meyer, was recently awarded two distinctions for publishing: the Eric Hoffer Award for Books and the ForeWord Book of the Year Award. The […]

Change Behavior To Shape Firm’s Culture, Gain Results

May 16, 2013

Firms should match prospective employees with their culture before making hiring decisions. Employees should do the same evaluation before taking a job. Continue Reading →

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April 19, 2013

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Surviving a Leadership Shakeup

January 29, 2013

Recent revelations by disgraced “hero” Lance Armstrong raised speculations about the future of LiveStrong, the charity Armstrong founded to fight cancer in the aftermath of his own cancer-fighting experience. Although some anticipate a short-term drop in LiveStrong’s fund-raising, many believe the non-profit will survive because of its core mission — a mission that goes far beyond the image of its founder. Continue Reading →

Successful Entrepreneurs Tell What They Would do Differently

January 7, 2013

The best way to learn can be to ask a simple question — which is why I built on a suggestion from Julie Baron, principal of Communication Works, Arlington Heights, and asked four successful business owners what they would do differently the next time around. Continue Reading →

How to Make Working at Home Work for You, Too

October 26, 2012

When you’re required to report to an office each day, having the option to work from home may sound like the answer to your professional prayers. In fact, if projections by the come to fruition, those aspirations will become reality in the near future.

Small Company Owners Weigh in on Hiring, Debate

October 5, 2012

Small business owners just can’t seem to get a clear picture about what’s to come — whether it’s the economy or the presidential race between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney. Continue Reading →