We All Have A Mountain

We All Have A Mountain

We’ve all gone through difficulties over the last year…ha! “Difficulties.” Isn’t that the understatement of the century! My point, however, is that we’ve all had mountains to climb. A lot of our mountains are similar — we’re dealing with a pandemic. But everyone’s...
Getting Started is Powerful

Getting Started is Powerful

January has come and gone, and a lot of us might be feeling a bit overwhelmed when it comes to keeping those resolutions. Maybe they didn’t go as smoothly as we would have liked — maybe we’re tempted to fully give up, because if we can’t do it perfectly, what’s the...
SWOT: Not Just For Sales Any More

SWOT: Not Just For Sales Any More

Over the past few weeks, the term ‘SWOT’ has shown up in more conversations than it has in the past 15 years of my work! The universe must be trying to tell me something, eh? First, the basics, just in case you don’t know what I’m talking about: S:...
CVI That Problem.

CVI That Problem.

To continue on our CVI streak, I want to talk about the quadrants. There are four main CVI values:  Merchant, Innovator, Banker, Builder. We each have a major quadrant, and a secondary quadrant — but what I want to point out is this: we all have access to every...
The Internal Negative Conflict Strategy

The Internal Negative Conflict Strategy

A few weeks ago, a client came to me who’s been making incredible progress in using the CVI in his communication. It’s been beautiful to watch. However, one day he came to me asking how to improve, because he’d just had an experience at work where he became frustrated...