The importance of living in the moment

A fishing trip for the ages “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” -Henry David Thoreau This past weekend, my brother (Glen), son (Garrett) and I took my father…

Find Teachable Moments Every Day

In this blog, I share my perspective regarding what it takes to both “teach” and “learn”. It is vital to take on these roles for us to truly grow, develop and keep moving forward. “Here is the greatest basketball player…

Survival Kit for Working Remotely

“We like to give people the freedom to work where they want, safe in the knowledge that they have the drive and expertise to perform excellently, whether they are at their desk or in their kitchen. Yours truly has never…

Snapshot: Reading Between the Lines

The Oxford Dictionary defines metrics as “a method of measuring something, or the results obtained from this.” After working in and across corporate America for over twenty years, I have come to the realization that metrics are used inconsistently, inappropriately or, in…

Rebuilding a Team: A Perspective from Travis Schlenk

Travis Schlenk, Atlanta Hawks President and General Manager, met with a group to talk about his job. Schlenk came to the Hawks from the Golden State Warriors, where he helped build a perennial power. Here are some insights he had…

Building a Targeted Learning Curriculum is a Multi-Step Process

In this blog, we will provide a snapshot into a collaborative effort Learning Curve Consultants has recently engaged in with one of its clients, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. Hellmann is a family-owned, global logistics services company with its North America headquarters…

Inside the Three C’s of Team Problem Solving

“I’m not afraid of problem-solving. There is always a way.” – Hanneli Mustaparta, Professional Photographer Problem Solving Defined The English Oxford Dictionary defines problem-solve as “to find a solution to a difficult or complex question or situation; to engage in…

Using Visual Interpretation to Expand Perspectives

“Oceans of emotion can be transmitted through a text message, an emoji sequence, and a winking semicolon, but humans are hardwired to respond to visuals.” -Jenna Wortham, American Journalist There is great power in visuals…from expression of thought to branding…

Why Clemson – Why Dabo – Why Now

Dabo Swinney, in his 10th season* as head coach of the Clemson Tigers college football team, led Clemson to its second national championship in three years on Monday night. Clemson has been in the College Football Playoffs (final 4 teams)…