What Drives Us

We’re as committed to building our own capabilities as we are to helping our clients build theirs.

We’re inspired and informed by talented researchers, thinkers, and fellow leaders. Ideas and data shape our views, approach, and programs.

Here’s a snapshot of what we’re currently learning and thinking about:

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Leadership Tip: It’s How You Act, Not Your Position, John P. Kotter and Pat Cormier, Forbes
When Your Employee Doesn’t Take Feedback,” Deborah Grayson RiegelHarvard Business Review
What Kind of Thinker Are You?,” Mark Bonchek and Elisa Steele, Harvard Business Review
From C-Suite Executive to Leadership and Team Coach with Jennifer Porter – The Team Coaching Zone Podcast with Dr. Krister Lowe, featuring Jennifer Porter
  Taking the Teeth Out of Team Traps,” Alan Slobodnik and Kristina Wile, The Systems Thinker


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20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions,” Samantha Lee and Shana Lebowitz, Business Insider
How to Achieve Mindfulness in 30 Minutes (and Finally Get What All the Hype Is About),” Chris Charyk, The Muse
The Funny Thing About Adversity,” David DeSteno, The New York Times
Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation - TED Talk
Kim Scott: Radical Candor - The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss - First Round Review
Why Organizations Don’t Learn,” Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats, Harvard Business Review
How to Grow the Purpose-Driven Workforce,” Aaron Hurst, Fast Company
Use Storytelling to Explain Your Company’s Purpose,” John Coleman, Harvard Business Review


The Reasons We Work,” Shane Parrish, Farnam Street
Being a Go-Getter Is No Fun,” Bourree Lam, The Atlantic
Rising to Your Level of Misery at Work,” Arthur C. Brooks, The New York Times
Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier.” Arthur C. Brooks, The New York Times
Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life - TED Talk
2013 Executive Coaching Survey, David F. Larcker, Stephen Miles, Brian Tayan, Michelle E. Gutman; The Miles Group and Stanford University


This is some of what drives us. What drives you? We’d love to hear about it.