Constant Change is key to success Turning toward Transformation

Enough has already been said about the virtue of digital transformation. In fact, it is not even a bone of contention anymore. Every CIO knows the importance of digital transformation, and is leading the charge to align their organization’s IT in its pursuit. But, much of the challenge arising in today’s IT setup is not […] Read More

What Drives the Action and Impact in Business?

Ask this question to any seasoned entrepreneur, both successful and unsuccessful, and they will happily give you the same answer – the visionaries. It is always the visionaries that take a business model from the whiteboard and transform it into a blockbuster hit of a business. They are able to see things that most people […] Read More

RAY ALLEN Team Adventures to Australia for Cisco Live

Our team and business continues to grow and expand globally, and that brings us to our latest event, the Cisco Live show in Melbourne Australia! That’s right.  Our team is preparing with the final details, plans and promotions that we will be shared at the upcoming event.  Beyond the education and inspiration that the conference […] Read More

Are You Neglecting Your Own Managerial Development

How long has it been since you spent time on your own growth as a manager? When is the last time you took an online class, attended a webinar, went to a conference, or picked up a coaching book? If it’s been a while, you probably feel stale. Your skill set is getting old school, […] Read More

How to Step Back and Watch Your Team Fly

“I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way.” Lee Iacocca’s famous quote is effective in its simplicity and sensibility. And it’s a lesson we’ve all learned the hard way at least once. As managers, it’s our job to give our teams accurate data, proper tools, and positive direction. We […] Read More

Celebrating Small Milestones You Should, and Here’s Why

You’ve just hit a milestone on a big IT Asset Management project. Great! Time to dive back into it, right? Maybe not. Taking a moment, an hour, even an afternoon to celebrate bolsters team morale, unity, and retention. We’ve compiled seven quick reasons to celebrate or reward those important steps in your projects, be they […] Read More

Trust and the Relationship Between Strategy Formulation and Execution

Trust and the Relationship Between Strategy Formulation and Execution Your strategy failed. It happens. And it’s OK, because you’ll recover from whatever the reason was. Maybe you underestimated the competitive challenges. You didn’t keep up with market changes. Customer service mistakes were made. Money was mismanaged or allocated in ways that didn’t line up with […] Read More

Passive Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Strong companies prioritize continuing education. As a leader in your company, you hold yourself responsible for attending training whenever possible. It keeps you up to date with your employees, and sets a good example. But leaders are busy, too. You probably miss more training than you’d like. What if you can learn leadership skills passively, […] Read More

Four Vital Lessons For Your Leadership Candidates

  What will leadership look like in your company in the next five, ten, twenty years? Where will your leaders come from? Will you hire outside the company or train from within? And when you find driven employees who understand the company mission, how do you mentor them into new leaders? Valid questions. Whether you’re […] Read More