Posts by Joe Mechlinski

May 6, 2020 Joe Mechlinski

Why Meetings Will Never Be The Same Thanks to COVID-19

  “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” -Winston Churchill   As you have no doubt noticed, the past few months have massively disrupted life as we know it. Now we’re beginning to hear more about reopening the...

April 14, 2020 Joe Mechlinski

Conquering the Great Pivot of 2020 with Leadership Lessons from 2008

I’m a little reluctant to share the story of how I screwed up. From an outside perspective, that’s probably the last thing a company that helps businesses grow and thrive should be talking about. However, it’s stories like these...

March 21, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

Gain Perspective on Your Personal Mission by Giving Back to the Community

I channel my desire to make an impact by helping companies, organizations, and entrepreneurs integrate broader missions into their work culture. This desire comes from listening to my gut brain, which leads us toward working...

March 20, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

The Biologic Pulls Behind the Most Infamous Business Decisions

We think with our hearts and guts as well as our heads, but the heart and gut brains complement the head brain in areas such as sorting information and strategizing.  The brain in your heart and gut matter. This fact doesn’t...

February 21, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

To Create an Engaged Workplace, Make Your Values Known

What if your organization established an environment where workers felt connected to each other and the work?  It starts with putting the values and vision of the company into words, so there is a clear picture of how a worker...

February 12, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

Use Your Heart in the Workplace to Create More Engagement

Today's workers want connection. Many people who've just entered or will enter the workplace are seeking more than a job.  This contrasts with the baby boomer generation. Back then, it was all about compliance, control, and...

January 18, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

30 Things That Will Make You a Stronger Leader

A look back at the best podcasts, best business books, best free online courses, best leadership blogs and everything else that helped shape leaders in 2018. Leadership is far from an inherited behavior; it’s a quality born from...

January 10, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

Rich People Have Money, Wealthy People Have Time

In most professional services that bill clients by the hour, employees are expected to account for more than 80 percent of their time at the office. Many companies want more, more and more of their employees, without taking into...

January 9, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

An Educated Worker Is an Innovative Worker

When companies truly embody their mission, they attract people whose values are aligned with the company. Here are two companies whose missions and values act as guideposts for how workers move through their workdays. Glassman...