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The Art of Giving & Receiving Feedback

Balancing objectivity with subjectivity defines the art of giving and receiving feedback. Leading with too much objectivity can potentially turn a meaningful process into a transaction that diminishes value and engagement. Subjectivity, in this case, refers to our willingness to appreciate the impact of different communication and personality styles, as well as individual interpretations and potential misinterpretations, so defensiveness can be replaced by curiosity.    As the provider of feedback,...

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Saying No to Fast Fashion

Given the increasing rate of retirement for many baby boomers, companies must reset their expectations around attracting and retaining Millennials. We can learn a lot from the retail and fashion industry regarding their strategies to grab the attention and loyalty of their Bespoke consumers. As native digital users, Millennials process multiple streams of information at warp speed, have voracious appetites for multisensory stimulation, and delight in the abundance of choice that comes with demands...

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