Guest Blogs

Three Elements of Great Communication, According to Aristotle

Summer with Scott – Article 6 The following article is a guest post from leading business consultant, Scott Edinger. Article Featured In: Harvard Business Review In my nearly 20 years of work in organization development, I’ve never heard anyone say that a leader communicated too much or too well. On the contrary, the most common […]

When Merging Organizations, Don’t Forget Culture and Leadership

Summer with Scott – Article 5 The following article is a guest post from leading business consultant, Scott Edinger. Article Featured In: Tampa Bay Business Journal As the economy has been growing, so to has been deal activity with mergers and acquisitions on the rise. About half of my clients are involved or have been involved […]

Best Places to Work: Cultures Often Have These Key Elements

Summer with Scott Series – Article 1 The following article is a guest post from leading business consultant, Scott Edinger. Article Featured In: Tampa Bay Business Journal When you think of the best places to work, one of the critical factors to consider is that of culture. Culture supports strategy, facilitates change, establishes focus and creates […]

Blink for the High-Growth Entrepreneur: Understanding the Instant-Decision Making of Investors

by Jon Obermeyer A single PowerPoint slide, elegantly designed and articulated, can stop a high-growth company cold. Dwell too long on a single slide in the presentation deck, over-answer a simple question, or read the text on that slide word-for-word can mean a quicker “exit” than the entrepreneur intended. In his 2005 book Blink, Malcolm […]