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Stop Watering Dead Plants

By Belle DuCharme, RDA, CDPMA When it comes to gardening, I don’t have a “green thumb.” I do best with succulents and cactus because they need little attention and make my southern California yard look great. I look at plants …

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7 Steps to Practical Problem Solving

By James V. Anderson, DMD This article represents the 13th and 14th principles in a series of articles discussing the 14 Management Principles from The Toyota Way a book authored by *Jeffrey Liker. This article is the last in the …

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Growth Conferences

By Katherine Eitel Belt ­ One of the most important and yet frequently avoided or dreaded conversations a manager has with an employee is an annual performance review, or growth conference as we refer to them here at LionSpeak. This …

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Big Visions

By Katherine Eitel Belt ­ Recently, the newly reformed and rebranded LionSpeak had its first official Vision Calibration Retreat at my Ranch in Southern California. We were mostly new to each other and so the first order of business was …