Posts Tagged ‘challenge’


January 26th, 2013 by Mickey Connolly

I like quotations, and I have a quotation site I especially like full of nuggets I often find timely and relevant.  Earlier this week, one showed up right at the end of a two-day strategy meeting: “Set a goal SO BIG that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” As…

The Gift of Feedback

September 24th, 2012 by David Goldsmith

A few nights ago my wife said to me, “I don’t know if you realize it, the way you talk lately has become ponderous and you are over explaining things.” While intellectually I knew that I have asked Marie to point these things out when she sees them, in the moment it felt harsh to…

Smarter Together: Accelerating Speed-to-Results

June 15th, 2012 by Mickey Connolly

Last year, I worked with a group of senior leaders facing a tough administrative cost cutting environment. Faced with the potential for service reduction, they asked Conversant to help them save in a way that would grow their contribution and be true to their mission.