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Building a Tribe

By Michael Gunther Instinctively, humans are tribal. We like to belong to groups comprised of individuals with similar views, thoughts and interests. These connections allow us to enhance our well-being and develop lasting relationships. Look at Facebook's meteoric...

Strong Leadership Builds Strong Teams

By Michael Gunther Business owners expect a certain level of output from their employees, and they're often challenged when the team doesn't perform at that level. These leaders often get frustrated that “nobody does their tasks correctly” or that their employees...

Collaboration Business Consulting Expands to San Francisco

Collaboration's extension aims to create Collaborative Leaders® in Northern California Over the past year, Collaboration Business Consulting expanded its team of outcome-focused individuals to better serve our growing client list. Now, the company is ready to head...

The 7 Myths of Owning a Business

By Michael Gunther Whenever we work with a business -- no matter what stage of the Business Life Cycle they're in -- the leaders tell us what they think it takes to be successful. After hundreds of these kinds of conversations, I’ve found that many of these beliefs...

Values & Ethics: Are You Walking Your Talk?

By Michael Gunther Nowadays, it's common for a business to promote their core values and ethical practices as part of their marketing strategy. Values and ethics may be promoted directly to employees in mission statements, in training manuals, or in employee...

How Valuable Are Interns?

By Michael Gunther It’s that time of year again when new interns begin their first taste of a real-life career at an established company. It took us some time, but eventually we figured out how to make a successful intern program work for our business and thus, the...

Collaboration Congratulates Clients on Inc. 5000 2017 List

Time to Celebrate! Collaboration Congratulates Clients on Inc. 5000 2017 List Clients achieved triple-digit growth after engaging Collaboration and are among the fastest-growing companies in America Collaboration Business Consulting applauds three of its clients on...

Collaboration Business Consulting: A Firsthand Perspective

By Elizabeth Roboz My internship at Collaboration Business Consulting was an experience that I will never forget. Throughout my three months at the firm, the people at Collaboration devoted their time to educate and provide me with work that was valuable to all of us....

The Best Business Advice

By Rachell Newburn I recently had the opportunity to attend SLO Chamber's Good Morning SLO business breakfast. What an event! Hundreds of business leaders gathered together to network and share the best business advice we've ever received. Facilitated by Michael...

Entrepreneurial Couples – Is It Worth the Risk?

By Michael Gunther The entrepreneurial couple is linked both personally and professionally, electing to not only spend their lives together but also to create a business together. At first it makes sense: two smart people, a great idea, working with someone you trust...

Layoffs: Working Through Emotions

By Michael Gunther Layoffs. There, I wrote it. They’re never pleasant, no matter the reason -- not for owners or for employees or for the person communicating the layoff. Layoffs, by their very nature, are emotional events. And as we know, humans are emotional beings....

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