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How Much Time Are You Spending with Your Team?

By Michael Gunther I’m always intrigued to hear leaders complain about their team’s lack of functioning, while at the same time the team complains about a lack of guidance or coaching from their manager. This cycle of dissatisfaction creates frustration for everyone...

When was the last time you were inspired?

By Michael Gunther  I believe we have a propensity to look at what isn’t working or what problem needs to be solved in our work. I hear business owners discussing the issues or problems with their teams or organization. I also find myself distracted at times −...

Collaboration Business Consulting Expands Team

Collaboration Business Consulting is pleased to announce the expansion of their goal-oriented team with the addition of Zheila Pouraghabagher as a Senior Consultant. With a revitalized vision, strategy for new growth and Zheila’s extensive experience in...

Thriving on the Central Coast

As a business builder, I was apprehensive about relocating my business to the Central Coast 13 years ago. Coming from Atlanta, where I had a strong foundation of relationships, I wondered about the business climate of a college town, particularly if I would have...

Success is Everyone’s Responsibility

By Michael Gunther As business leaders, we desire quick fixes and expect rapid responses from everyone around us. As such, we envisage employees who are able to implement rapidly with little direction or coaching. We might even send them to training programs with the...

Efficiently Leveraging Your Marketing Efforts

By Rachell Newburn In a previous blog post, Integrated Marketing: More Than a Buzzword, I discussed the importance of implementing a strategic integrated marketing campaign. In basic terms, this means that you need to ensure your customers are hearing the same...

Michael Gunther Named to Who’s Who in Business Leadership List

We are thrilled to announce that Collaboration Business Consulting Founder and Senior Consultant Michael Gunther is named on the 2017 Who’s Who in Business Leadership List, sponsored by the Pacific Coast Business Times. Michael is a part of a diverse mix of...

Managing in a World in Chaos

By Michael Gunther I don’t know about you, but I am becoming increasingly concerned about how to manage effectively in this ever-evolving chaotic political environment.  And it is not just America’s political environment but those around the world: United...

How do you define business success?

By Michael Gunther As we start another year, I wonder how we should actually define business success. I noticed that throughout the year, business stories celebrated in the media always include lists of the fastest growing companies and chronicles of entrepreneurs...

Why Assessments Don’t Work

By Michael Gunther If you talk with any leader or HR professional, you will likely hear of the various assessments that they believe in or have implemented within their organizations. There are assessments for personality styles, stress, employee engagement, and the...

Happy Holidays from Collaboration!

We are so thankful for the opportunity to mutually inspire, educate and empower each other. We realize the amazing impact we’ve had on our community, and that the community has had on us. Our success is intertwined: as you grow, so do we. Celebrate 2016 with us...