MINDSET: Leadership Blindspots

“Blindspots especially affect people who are unaware that they are unaware.” – Robert B. Shaw Every leader has blindspots. Understanding yours is a valuable insight. Blindspots can stem from overconfidence, inexperience, being overloaded with information, emotional thinking, cognitive dissonance, poor incentives, and “hierarchical distortions”. Blindspots They can either be good or bad. Figure out which […]

Gen X Finds a Home on TikTok: Exploring the Shift in Social Media Preferences

Hey, awesome CC clients!  It’s time to take our monthly look at social media trends.  Up this month: TikTok!  In the ever-evolving landscape of social media, trends come and go with the swiftness of a viral meme. Lately, there’s been a noticeable shift among Generation X, those born between the early 1960s and late 1970s. […]

MINDSET: Ultralearning

“For those who know how to use technology wisely, it is the easiest time in history to teach yourself something new.” – Scott H. Young Ultralearning is a strategy for acquiring skills and knowledge. Ultralearning is a potent skill for dealing with a changing world. It has 3 main characteristics: Why Invest in Learning? Learning […]

The Power of Authenticity on Social Media: More Than Just a Trend

In today’s hyper-connected world, social media has become a cornerstone of our daily lives. From personal interactions to professional networking, these platforms offer a myriad of opportunities to connect, engage, and share our stories. However, amidst the noise of curated content and polished personas, authenticity stands out as a powerful force that can truly resonate […]

The Coaching HABIT

“Talk less and ask more. Your advice is not as good as you think it is.” – Michael Bungay Stanier The Difference Between Coaching and Feedback For a manager to become an effective coach they need to build new habits. To begin with, it will be unnatural and difficult to ask rather than tell. Coaching […]

Why Are Captions a Must?

Hello, fabulous CC clients!  It’s time once again for a dive into social media topics that matter to YOU and that elevate YOUR social media game!  So, here we go! In the ever-evolving landscape of social media, content creators and marketers are constantly seeking ways to enhance user engagement and accessibility. One often-overlooked but essential aspect […]

The Influential Mind

We all have a responsibility to influence others—from clients to team members to social media.  But how skilled are we at this role, and can we become better? Turns out many of our instincts—from relying on facts and figures to shape opinions to insisting others are wrong or attempting to exert control—are ineffective because they […]

Social Platforms, the Hottest New Search Engines?

You hear of a new restaurant.  You think you might want to try it.  Where do you go first?  For a lot of us, it’s social media.  Do they have a Facebook page?  Do creatively crafted photos of their food grace their Instagram grid?   We’ve got news for you.  According to Hootsuite article by Britny […]