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Kurt Blazek

Grit and Bear it for Success: How Sticking With It Pays Off

If you are reading about business these days, you have more than likely read about Angela Duckworth, Ph.D., who continues to study the value of “grit”: what it is, who has it, and what you can do to cultivate it… Continue Reading →

Inspiring Creativity with Transformational Leadership

Here you are, you’ve made it. A leadership role at an innovation powerhouse. You’ve put major sweat-equity into vetting and hiring the best employees to not only grow your business, but to also make your company a household name. Now,… Continue Reading →

Get More from a Slow and Simple Work Life

Your FitBit wakes you up at 5:30am. You grab the remote with one hand and your phone with the other. Simultaneously you are watching the news and checking Twitter. Then you switch the TV to ESPN and your phone to… Continue Reading →

Is Execution More Important Than Planning?

There has been much written about how important execution is to whether a company thrives; however, superstar team leaders know that strategic planning is every bit as important, and that planning before executing is one of the ultimate keys to… Continue Reading →

Jeff Bezos: How his unique leadership style set Amazon apart

Jeff Bezos is a study of how customer satisfaction impacts the success of business. While most billionaires of the internet age were spending their youths learning to program and code, Jeff Bezos was fixing tractors on his grandfather’s farm. Years later… Continue Reading →

Transform Workplace Negativity

A workplace buzzing with positive energy is key to success. The atmosphere pulses with creativity, cooperation, and synchronicity. If you’ve got it, you thrive. But what if you don’t have it? What if you inherit a leadership position over a… Continue Reading →