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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“Speaking at the Speed of Trust,” Deborah Grayson Riegel, Boda Insights
“Younger and Older Executives Need Different Things from Coaching,” Lois Tamir and Laura Finfer, Harvard Business Review
“How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader,” Tony Schwartz, Harvard Business Review
“4 Ways to Get Non-Collaborators on Board,” Deborah Grayson Riegel, Boda Insights
“Pioneers, Drivers, Integrators, and Guardians,” Suzanne M. Johnson Vickberg and Kim Christfort, Harvard Business Review
  “Dealing with Conflict Avoiders and Seekers,”  Harvard Business Review Ideacast


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“The Meditation Cure,” Robert Wright, The Wall Street Journal
“The Three-Day Washout Effect After Learning and Development Workshops,” Ralph Kilmann
“What We Learned from Improving Diversity Rates at Pinterest,” Candice Morgan, Harvard Business Review 
“Improving Company Culture is Not About Providing Free Snacks,”  Alice Zhou, Strategy+Business
“How Authority and Decision-Making Differ Across Cultures,” Harvard Business Review Ideacast


“Why Women Aren’t C.E.O’s, According to Women Who Almost Were,” Susan Chira, The New York Times
“To Manage Millennials, Lead Them Well,” Knowledge@Wharton
“Tips of the Tongue: The Nonnative English Speaker’s Guide to Mastering Public Speaking,” Deborah Grayson Riegel and Ellen Dowling
“Walmart, IBM, Pepsico and 172 Other U.S. Companies Pledge to Promote Diversity,” Richard Feloni and Matt Turner, Business Insider


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