In this 8020Info Water Cooler we look at the counterintuitive role of solitude in leadership, the top dozen satisfactions people seek in their workplaces, five essential points to consider if you’re rebranding, and tips on managing procrastinators. Enjoy!

Solitude and Leadership
Tips for Managing Procrastinators
Sharpening Your Website Message
Test Your Meetings
The List: 12 Elements of Great Managing
Five Steps to Consider When Rebranding
Books: Think Again | The Power of Pressure

Vol-21_No-11_Aug_9-2021 Read More »


In this 8020Info Water Cooler we look at planning the return to workplaces, advice for team effectiveness, improving trust, better meetings and setting the stage for creativity. Enjoy!

Resist Old Routines in Return to Office
Team Effectiveness: From Pandemic to Promise
Two Ways to Look At Trust
Hints to Improve Your Meetings
The Model: How to be Creative on Demand
Great Teamwork Needs Strong Fundamentals
Reading: The Imagination Machine | The Art of Thinking Clearly

Vol-21_No-10_July_19-2021 Read More »


In this 8020Info Water Cooler we discuss how to fix common onboarding mistakes, the benefits of adding walking meetings into your day, what your business card should look like, and we walk through three steps for change. Enjoy!

Improving Your Onboarding
Yes, You Need A (Top-Flight) Business Card
“Wise” Sayings To Stop Saying
Insert A Walking Meeting In Your Day
The List: Novels With Ethical Lessons
3 Steps For Change

Vol-19_No-06_April_22-2019 Read More »


In this edition of The 8020Info Water Cooler we discuss options for growth, how to win back trust, negotiation tips, stalled projects, focus for meetings and quick-to-read sources for leadership ideas. Enjoy!

The 10 Paths To Growth
Winning Back Trust With A Colleague
A Solution For Stalled Projects
Two Tips To Improve Your Negotiations
Daily Sources for Leadership Ideas
Find Focus For Your Meetings

vol-18_no-14_Oct_01-2018 Read More »


In this 8020Info Water Cooler we look at the SAUCE method for creating crisper marketing messages, questions for a non-profit organizational assessment, areas of focus for successful strategy execution, and the tendency to lead while distracted — and the need to resist that. Enjoy!

Four Questions To Ask A Non-Profit Board
Avoid Leading While Distracted
How To Avoid Unwanted Meetings
Handling Sales Objections
From Dull to Sharper Marketing
Executing Strategy

vol-18_no-4_Mar_05-2018 Read More »


In this issue of the 8020Info Water Cooler we focus on lots of tips — to defuse a tense meeting, onboard a new employee, consider what works in marketing, avoid “I Told You So”, and increase your productivity to reduce stress. Enjoy!

How To Save A Meeting That Becomes Tense
Three Tips For Onboarding
How To Avoid “I Told You So”
Remember The Other Side Of The Coin
Finding What Works In Marketing
Increasing Productivity To Reduce Stress

vol-18_no-2_Jan_22-2018 Read More »