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Velocity Advisory Group Acquires Leadership Pacing and Welcomes Bob Weinhold as Partner

Velocity Advisory Group, leadership development and consulting firm, has welcomed Bob Weinhold as Partner and Executive Vice President earlier this month. The decision to merge with Leadership Pacing, Weinhold’s existing professional services firm, came to add depth to the resources available to their clients. “Bob has been a friend of Velocity for many years and…

Six Failures to Avoid When Giving Feedback

Everyone has a different relationship with feedback and how they receive it. Regardless of our level of comfort, the research supports that feedback is crucial to success and growth as leaders, teams, and organizations. Most businesses seek feedback and are eager to use the insight they receive, but miss out on the right strategy, and…

How 2020 Brought Us Clarity

In 2015, one of my clients called me about the desire to craft a five-year strategic plan called their “2020 Vision”. It was an obvious play on words, but it provided an opportunity for the team to take what they had learned up to that point and use it to get clear on the direction…

Match Feedback with the Moment

The motivation behind giving and receiving feedback is to prevent the possibility of feeling blind-sided, inspire improvement, and open a dialogue. Some moments require 1:1 attention with an employee and some require providing insight at scale for an entire organization. The best way to approach feedback differs based on the context of each situation. You…

Be SMARTeR About Your Goals

Individuals and businesses alike often use this time of year to focus on setting goals and priorities for the upcoming year.  In fact, it is estimated that approximately 44% of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions.  Unfortunately, the majority completely abandon their goal by February and resort back to their old ways.  Why is it that…

Communication During Stressful Times

The last few weeks have seen a rapid and intense workplace focus on adjusting to the dangers of COVID-19. This has led to major event cancelations, self-quarantines, and organizations preparing their people to work from home. That’s a lot of disruption in a short amount of time! As always, clear, effective – and yes, calming…