With the Super Bowl this weekend and with our 2018 plans, I thought I’d take a moment to talk about winning as a team. So much of our culture is based on the idea of personal achievement – ‘What’s in it for me? What’s my opportunity? How do I get rich and famous?’ and so […]

Being a Good Consultant

We are a relationship led company. In every respect, the quality and strength of our relationships determine the short and long-term success of our business. Qualitatively, this is the most important point of judgment regarding the health of employees, partners, clients, and the company. If you can’t build and maintain great relationships, consulting is not […]

Loyalty or Sales Strategy?

“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer  I have a favorite restaurant that I go to frequently; I’ll be honest… it’s the bar at a nice restaurant. I enjoy this place because the bartenders Jason and John make the experience so pleasant. Several months ago, the restaurant started a loyalty […]

Leadership & Rolling Up Your Sleeves

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing themselves.” – Leo Tolstoy  Leadership is not about identifying issues, it’s about resolving them. It’s so unfortunate that “management” as a career path to leadership creates so many bad habits. As a “manager” you need to identify work and divide it across your team. As […]

A few thoughts on leadership

“The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.” – Abraham Lincoln  Hi Everyone,  I realize that we are all working hard to drive the business and I wanted to add some perspective around my thoughts on leadership. We have […]

Leadership for May

Team Tahzoo,  I’ve been thinking a lot about May’s theme, leadership. I have found myself at different points in my career where the leadership of others has been most impactful. And what I’ve learned from those impactful moments is that the best sign of leadership is when it is shown, not just a tag line. […]

Is it February already?

Team Tahzoo,  Wow- is it February already? With six more weeks of winter, thank you Punxsutawney Phil, I left a very cold DC area for Seattle on Monday. It was wonderful to catch up with folks there. I had an awesome brief on our innovation roadmap. The work the team is doing – Kevin Botterbusch, […]