Posts by Andrew Freedman

February 15, 2021 Andrew Freedman

6 Best Practices for Effective Communication: Remote Work and Beyond

Effective communication is at the core of every high-functioning workplace. It helps relay information, build relationships, and create trust, among other things. Although we’ve been working to refine our abilities to...

January 4, 2021 Andrew Freedman

3 Ways to Become a Magnet for High Performers

Regardless of when you read this blog, there has NEVER been a better time for your organization to attract high performers to your organization. We are big believers that when you find individuals who can add massive value to...

January 4, 2021 Andrew Freedman

How to Lead Effective (Mind Blowing) Performance Reviews

In a former life, I inherited a customer facing service team as part of the organization I led. One of my first orders of business was to get to know the new team—connect, listen and learn. As I met with groups and also...

December 15, 2020 Andrew Freedman

5 Ways to Accelerate Your High-Performance Culture With Training

Do you view your company’s training department as an overhead cost center or a revenue-yielding, indispensable unit?  If you are like most leaders, unfortunately, you fall in the former category. In fact, when the folks at...

December 8, 2020 Andrew Freedman

How to Create and Drive High Performing Teams at Work, Even if Remote

As featured in the Baltimore Business Journal How has productivity changed since the COVID-19 pandemic sent most employees home from the office? At SHIFT Consulting, we asked more than 5,300 employees at companies that ranged in...

August 25, 2020 Andrew Freedman

How to Build a Healthy, Vibrant, High Performing Organization

I was recently discussing how company culture and strategy are tightly linked in building high performing, healthy organizations during one of the graduate-level business strategy classes I facilitate at a local university.  ...

May 11, 2017 Andrew Freedman

90% of Mergers Fail Without These 5 Crucial Elements

Co-Authored by: Rachana Dixit 70-90% is the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions, according to Harvard Business Review. So how can you ensure your newly merged organization is part of the other 10%? First let’s look at all...

May 2, 2017 Andrew Freedman

Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career

Watch this video to learn why you'll fail to have a great career (yes, you read that right). Our work is about ELEVATING organizational performance; about being ALL IN; about SHIFTING the work world to transform the real world.

March 9, 2017 Andrew Freedman

Stop Feeding and Start Fueling: Your Guide to Personal High-Performance

 “I never realized how stuck I was, until I wasn’t.”In our consulting business, we work with some of the best, brightest, and most high performing people on the planet (clients, partners, and colleagues). We help the best become...