Articles by John Scott

The Leadership Style That Drives Innovation

Making the leap into management can be an exciting and challenging time. Switching roles from contributor to leader can be a confusing proposition. You’ve done so great with your job that now you’ve been asked to stop doing it, and instead to start using a different set of skills to supervise a team of people. […]

Don’t Work Harder — Work With A Better Plan

Santa Clauses throughout the country are returning to their natural habitat — shopping malls — and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to buckle down and make one final push to reach and exceed your annual goals. Often, the knee-jerk solution this time of year is to work harder. Start spending more time […]

Start Your Retention Strategy On Day One

The first day at a new job is stressful. The pressure to start off on the right foot and make a great first impression can be intense. Right or wrong, on the first day it can feel like there’s a lot on the line, and on top of it all, it is all packed into […]

Avoid The Echo Chamber: Build Diverse Teams

It is election season, and with it comes all of the dreaded debates and political ads that make many people cringe. Continuously having your opinions challenged can be stressful, and you may find yourself increasingly flocking toward like-minded people. You may start to get more use out of your unfollow button on social media as […]