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Teambuilding For The Established Team

Teambuilding For The Established Team

Just because your team has been together for a long time, you can’t skimp out on or get lazy with your team building and team development efforts. Especially if you’re remote, or partially remote—your team needs to put effort into building that connection.  However,...

10 Quick IN-PERSON Group Exercises For Engagement

10 Quick IN-PERSON Group Exercises For Engagement

If you go into a group setting and tell everyone that you’re going to do an icebreaker, some will start to break out in hives. Others will play along. And some will genuinely enjoy.  But you can make great, meaningful engagement and connection happen without ever even...

Ditch Mediocrity And Get Motivated

Ditch Mediocrity And Get Motivated

This week, I’m going to make you do math!  Just kidding. Well, sort of. Ok, maybe a little math.  The concept of finding your "intersection point" is currently my favorite idea of the year! Admittedly, the very beginning of the video is a pinch slower than I intended,...

Stop Saying THIS at The End Of Your Presentations

Stop Saying THIS at The End Of Your Presentations

Nearly every presentation I've heard ends this way. It's not horrific, but it certainly is a horrifically average way to end a presentation. Unknowingly, I used to end many of my presentations in the same way. But I have since discovered a far better way!  In this...

ONE Thing You Can Do To Increase Retention Today

ONE Thing You Can Do To Increase Retention Today

There’s been so much so much chatter about The Great Resignation, or as an artist friend of mine calls it, "The Big Quit." It seems like it’s just inevitable. “Everyone’s quitting, and there’s not much we can do about it” seems to be the place of "resignation"...

Genius Way To BREAK THE ICE In Everyday Life

Genius Way To BREAK THE ICE In Everyday Life

Not sure if I've ever shared this with you, but a few years ago I went on a middle-of-nowhere kayak camping adventure in Maine for 7 days.  Heaps and heaps of time for quiet reflection. On that trip, I became crystal clear on why I'm here. On Earth that is. It's a bit...

Dave – Milky Way

Dave – Milky Way

This blog was originally written and published by Chad Littlefield in 2012. The story came up in conversation recently, and we were reinspired to share it here. Enjoy meeting, Dave.  This is a story about an interaction where humans seem to be entirely insignificant....

Hybrid: Ways To Make It Better

Hybrid: Ways To Make It Better

Re: Hybrid...4 Ideas to Make It Better (Part 1)Re: Hybrid...2 Little Live Learnings (Part 2)I want to try something a little bit different with today’s newsletter. Instead of just sending you a video and a few bullet points for you to sit back and watch and passively...

Better—Not Bigger

Better—Not Bigger

We tend to aim for bigger. Bigger reach. More revenue. Higher engagement. Increased impact. On and on.  But what’s the point of constantly growing if it isn’t improving our lives or the lives of our clients, customers, students, family, loved ones, or whoever we’re...

We! Connect Cards App and Spanish Edition Announcement

We! Connect Cards App and Spanish Edition Announcement

I’m thrilled to let you know that you can now get a box of We! Connect Cards in Spanish! We’re really excited for you to be able to check these out. They’re the same great connection-building questions that you’ve been using for years—just en español.  We have a...

How To Create Humor In Conversations

How To Create Humor In Conversations

Laughter is medicine, right? It can connect us. It releases tension. Strengthens our abs. So...how can we inject humor into conversations? "Oh Chad, you don't understand. I'm sooo, so not funny."  To that, I say "LOL."  Disclaimer: Watching this video does NOT...

Need To Boost Morale On Your Team? | Try THIS!

Need To Boost Morale On Your Team? | Try THIS!

Your team might be running on fumes, but you can help them pick back up! It’s been a jam-packed couple of years. We’re all tired, we’re worn out, and most of us feel like we’re still having too many meetings. (Psst… check out last week's video to help make turn...

How To Be Interesting

How To Be Interesting

What do you think is more important? To be interested—or to be interesting? You can actually answer that and see everyone else's response right here.  My answer to this question in today’s video might surprise you. I hope you choose to spend 7 minutes and 51 seconds...

How To Improve Remote Communication Asynchronously

How To Improve Remote Communication Asynchronously

It was 66° and sunny yesterday where I live in Pittsburgh, PA. And after a long winter, the last place I wanted to be was on Zoom—even though I like thinking about How to Make Virtual Engagement Easy quite a bit. Pandemic or no pandemic, the world will always work and...

Smart Leaders Do This

Smart Leaders Do This

Have you hit a learning plateau? Have you even noticed? Don’t duck under your desk—it’s ok. It tends to happen to all of us once we get to a certain point in our leadership roles. But while It’s ok, you should try to push past it. Hitting that learning plateau can...