Insights 2018-03-13T22:52:25+00:00

Take Command of Your Brand

January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

by Rob Fazio, PhD

What if your success depended on something you couldn’t control? What if the mood you put someone in was just as important as doing your job? Well, it is. Success is directly […]

Vision with Precision: Vision is Fun But Precision Gets It Done

January 9th, 2018|0 Comments

As appeared on Safari Books Online, February 2016

“Having a vision is fun, vision with precision gets it done.”

Vision statements on a wall, on a website, or on a piece of paper can serve a purpose […]

Office Politics: Tools For Taking Charge

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

*As appeared in Forbes magazine

The word politics, it’s been said, is derived from the word “poly” meaning “many,” and the word “ticks” meaning “blood sucking parasites.”

Well, not really.

But regardless of its linguistic roots, politics can […]

Leadership Development Program – Guest Entry

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Alexandra Brown/Career Minds

The next decade is paced to be one of significant change in terms of leadership development. The “silver tsunami,” or the mass exodus of baby boomers from the workforce, will result in […]

Pay People With Their Motivational Currency®

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

*As appeared in The CEO Magazine

“I didn’t find the meeting valuable.” Years ago, those were the words in an email I was copied on to my boss. It was my first CEO executive coaching engagement, […]

Don’t Act Your Age, Act Like a Millennial: 5 Lessons to Leverage

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

*As appeared in NBC News

Millennials get bad a rap, especially when it comes to their workplace reps. Gen X and Baby Boomer managers tend to judge millennials harshly for their work style and expectations and […]

5 Strategies For Dealing With A Bully

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

*As appeared in Success Magazine

Alpha personalities are important to getting things done, but not at your expense. When a bully throws a punch, many people suggest hitting back. As an adviser to Fortune 500 senior […]

How Philadelphia Can Become More Competitive

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

*As appeared in the Philadelphia Business Journal

Give me four minutes and I’ll give you four moves that will help attract top talent and drive business forward. I had a choice of where to live and […]

Why Your Business Needs A Trump Tweet Plan As Protection

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

*As appeared in the NY Daily News

Following the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, President Trump’s new administration is under tremendous scrutiny. Under the microscope now is Trump adviser KellyAnne Conway, under fire for potential […]

Tips on Self-Engagement-Published in PHRPS

March 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Are You Low on Mojo?
Self-Engagement Solutions

By Rob Fazio, Ph.D., Marshall Goldsmith, Ph.D. and Howard Morgan, MBA
(See the article’s original publication in PHRPS here)

Welcome back! In our previous article, Are you Low […]

Simple is the New Smart Webinar

August 27th, 2016|0 Comments

If you missed Dr. Rob Fazio’s Simple is the New Smart webinar, or you would like to see it again, it is now available on Youtube!

Psychological Swagger

February 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Who will be our next president? Psychological swagger is the secret sauce.

Let me start by making one thing clear. I am not advocating for one side of the political aisle or the other. I advocate […]

Emotional Intelligence in Action

July 30th, 2015|0 Comments

We live and work in a reactive world. It seems to me that more and more companies give out badges of honor to those who take action first and fast. What’s wrong with that? It […]

Calculating your Motivational Currency

May 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Motivation. It’s a word that has taken on new meaning and stronger importance as companies strive to get the best out of people in a game where the rules have changed. Prior to 2008, when […]

Mind Muscle Memory: The Key to the Superbowl

March 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Twenty seconds before this year’s Super Bowl ended, no one knew who Malcolm Butler was. Now we all want to know, “how he did it.” Butler’s interception came as we were all convinced the game […]

The Business Athlete: We All Fall, Now Get UP

January 2nd, 2015|2 Comments

“It’s not what happens, it’s what happens next”, “It’s not about the fall, it’s about getting up”, “A lot of people dream of success, few get up and work at it.”

We’ve all heard the motivational […]

What to do When Crisis hits You

November 26th, 2014|4 Comments

We will all face a crisis at some point in our careers. The two keys are to be prepared and to not let how you handle the crisis become fuel for a larger crisis. Below […]

Listening is Bad for Your Health

October 11th, 2014|0 Comments

As an advisor to executives who is constantly reminding influential people with power, that listening and understanding is critical to leadership success, I know this headline is a huge risk. The truth is that listening […]

  • leadership

Lead with Intention

October 8th, 2014|0 Comments

What’s the number one reason people leave their jobs? Is it money? No. Is it location? No. Is it lack of upward mobility? No. People don’t leave jobs. People leave people. Across industries, companies, and […]

  • leadership

Leadership During Layoffs

September 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Leadership During Layoffs: How Those Staying Can Empower Those Leaving from Philadelphia Business Journal 12/02/2008

Leadership is written about in countless books and online resources. However, there is a gap. Not […]

  • change is good

Give Change a Chance!

August 11th, 2014|1 Comment

Give Change a Chance from American Management Association 8/05/2010

In today’s world, change is not the exception; it is the rule. In the past, when change did occur, it stuck around […]

  • executive transition

Effective Executive Transitions

August 7th, 2014|0 Comments

Effective Executive Transitions: Whether Coming or Going, Hold Your Head up High from American Management Association 1/13/2011

I learned early in my life that how you exit an organization is just […]

  • when to say no

Deliberate Delegation

August 1st, 2014|0 Comments

Deliberate Delegation: When to Say “No” and When to “Let Go” from American Management Association 7/13/2010

“I know I need to delegate more, but I can get things done more quickly […]