Give and You Shall Receive

Give and You Shall Receive

Over the past two months we have had the pleasure of hosting Gavin Zheng, a Summer intern from the West Side YMCA’s Teen Career Connection program. By way of quick background, the YMCA program is designed to provide high schoolers with opportunities to explore career paths, build their resumes, and learn professionalism. When first considering our participation, we recognized the importance of tempering our expectations, especially as we were signing up for a high school intern program. Our attitude and expectation was to “give more than we received” and, being a mission-driven organization, we were quite okay with that.

Natural Biases that Affect Decision-Making

Natural Biases that Affect Decision-Making

Being able to make the right decision at the right time is an essential part of being a good leader, but a difficult skill to learn. Balancing time constraints, the future success of your business, and your employees needs is no small task. The struggle to be decisive under these circumstances is complicated by natural biases that can sabotage our efforts to make the best choices.