How to Stay Motivated at Work this New Year: Setting Personal & Corporate Goals

2019-01-17T13:26:08-05:00January 1st, 2019|Apollo, Meet Our Apollo Leaders, Uncategorized|

The Apollo 8 mission was a smashing success for NASA. Letters and newspapers described it as “The event that saved 1968.” But what did it really take for the Apollo 8 team to stay motivated? The answer will push you through your business goals in the new year. It was a moment that astronaut Frank [...]

5 Tips for Building Trust as a Leader

2019-02-27T16:43:12-05:00December 7th, 2018|Apollo, Building Trust, Employee Retention, Meet Our Apollo Leaders, Uncategorized|

This was it, the big moment. The NASA astronauts floated on the cramped flight deck of the space shuttle, huddled around a laptop operated by Pamela Melroy. Her job? To attach a crucial piece of hardware to the International Space Station using motorized bolts. No one had ever done this before, yet the mission commander, [...]

Para-athlete Guide Wesley Williams’ 5 Tips for Better Workplace Communication

2019-04-24T21:46:26-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog Series, Gold Medal, Leadership Lessons from Sports, Meet Our Gold Medal Leaders, Team Leadership Tips, Uncategorized|

  Communication and teamwork are critical to success in the workplace. No team knows that better than Lex Gillette, a blind Paralympic long jumper, and his guide, Wesley Williams. For the past 11 years, Williams and Gillette have trained together at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. And their partnership has led Gillette [...]

Why People Leave Pt. 1: Three Toxic Contributors to Poor Employee Retention

2019-02-27T16:21:52-05:00July 26th, 2017|Employee Retention, Uncategorized|

Two of the biggest leadership buzzwords that follow the word “employee” are “engagement” and “retention.” We’ve talked about engagement on this blog before but haven’t tackled the epidemic of bolting employees — a trend that’s only growing. A recent survey by Dale Carnegie Training revealed “26% of U.S. employees say they will look for a [...]