Creating Accountability in Your Organization

Many organizations struggle with accountability.  Chris Reese shares some basic concepts from Patrick Lencioni and The Table Group that get to the true issues of creating accountability in an organization.

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Creating Accountability

6 Steps to Attract and Keep High Performers

findleadersWe hear it all the time at HR functions and from executives.  The number one challenge facing business owners is finding and keeping top talent.

Business owners, often say that they want high performers, but are they ready for them? Continue reading 6 Steps to Attract and Keep High Performers

Local Business Leader Completes Specialized Training

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February 10, 2013

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Local Business Leader Completes Specialized Training

JumpStart February 2013_smallCirrus Business Group of Cumming, GA recently attended the Inscape Publishing JumpStart Business Workshop in Minneapolis, MN.  The business-building and training session highlighted the newest online learning tools used to deliver insights about workplace relationships and achieve organizational effectiveness.

With the growing demand for online learning assessments, Inscape Publishing is continuing to attract independent business owners who are committed to delivering the latest tools in workplace performance development.  “I commend Cirrus Business Group for their commitment to bringing the latest learning tools to the marketplace,” said Jeffrey Sugerman, Inscape’s President and CEO.  “Today’s workplace issues are varied, complex and challenging – these professionals are committed and equipped to helping the change happen throughout the entire organization.”

“Our high quality tools coupled with Cirrus Business Group’s expertise in training and development will serve organization’s well.  The need for skilled leaders in this industry has been leveraged with our training programs.  We look forward to supporting Cirrus Business Group’s business growth,” said Sugerman.

Cirrus Business Group, headquartered in Cumming, Georgia, is a group of professionals and firms providing management development, operations consulting, business strategy, brand strategy, finance and accounting services, Project Management, and Outsourced Solutions for small and medium business and non-profits.  Established in 2010 to bring value to small and mid-sized companies by helping create healthy, sustainable organizations, their goal is to be the single point of contact for business leaders.

Inscape Publishing, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has the largest network of independent trainers and consultants in the world.  They are the leading independent publisher of research-based self-assessments.  Renowned as the world’s leader in DiSC learning resources, Inscape Publishing has helped over 40 million people improve performance, increase job satisfaction, and value differences.

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Corporate Succession Planning – The Risk Isn’t Just at the Top

When most people think of succession planning, they usually think about what to do when a founder or other key executive moves on. However, all businesses have risk beyond just their senior personnel making an exit. What about

Continue reading Corporate Succession Planning – The Risk Isn’t Just at the Top

Succession Planning – The Risk Isn’t Just at the Top

When most people think of succession planning, they usually think about what to do when a founder or other key executive moves on. However, all businesses have risk beyond just their senior personnel making an exit. What about

Continue reading Succession Planning – The Risk Isn’t Just at the Top

What does a chiropractor have to do with organizational change?

As my chiropractor was explaining to me the process she uses to get the spine and upper cervical vertebre back into alignment, I started thinking about the similarities to creating sustainable change in organizational culture.  (yes, I’m an OB geek. I can’t help myself.)

In chiropractic medicine, the biggest challenges to the corrective process are Continue reading What does a chiropractor have to do with organizational change?

Why we should think about dying more often.

The Cirrus team and I have spent quite a bit of time together these last few weeks talking about all client projects coming to a close, new client projects in the new year, and our own plans to continue to establish Cirrus as the single point of contact for consulting and out-sourcing needs of the SMB. (I know.  That was shameless.)

I decided to read back through a copy of Steve Job’s commencement address at Stanford University from 2005.  As I was reading, the third story Steve told really struck me.   Continue reading Why we should think about dying more often.

The Missing Ingredient of Dysfunctional Teams

Teamwork Cirrus Business Group Photo

Think you need to take your management team out to do some team building activities to get them working together? More than likely the problem goes much deeper than that. While it is good for teams to spend time doing non-work related activities together, it all comes back to this one thing. If your team has it, then maybe they are just out of sync and need some time together to recalibrate. If not, then you better start here.

Continue reading The Missing Ingredient of Dysfunctional Teams