RISE (Real Ideas to Stimulate Engagement)

News and tips to inform and inspire individual and organizational performance.

Articles November 24, 2020 How Entrepreneurs Can Create Secure, Sustainable Companies

There are many steps involved in moving from an Entrepreneurial company to a Durable company. Here are some ideas to consider.

Articles November 24, 2020 Transitioning from a Team of Helpers to a Team of Leaders

Many entrepreneurs lament late in life that they have no one to pass the business to when they retire. The key is building internal leaders who share your vision and compliment your skills. In this article, we share ways to build this type of team.

Articles November 24, 2020 Leadership and Communication in a Time of Change and Uncertainty

We all know how challenging 2020 has been. We are pleased to share a few ideas about how engaged leaders can encourage equally engaged team members.

Articles November 24, 2020 Harnessing the Flame of Entrepreneurial Success

How can we keep the very best of our entrepreneurial spirit AND build a sustainable business for the future? In this article we share the tips and techniques for securing the best of both worlds.

Articles June 01, 2020 The Start-Up Business

A case study examining at the importance of the steps to take when formalizing a working relationship with an agreement that will assist in decision-making and future organizational challenges.

Articles May 27, 2020 Partnerships and Personalities May Mean Problems

When we are under stress, our learned coping behaviors may not be as present as normal and we go back to some of our ‘old ways’ and it changes our relationships. This articles contains some mechanisms to help increase self-awareness and cope with tim…

Articles May 25, 2020 The First 90 Days!

This article takes a look at the most important things that a new leader should attend to when he or she takes over the top spot.

Podcast May 12, 2020 Assessments and Their Use in Leadership Development

In this episode, we discuss the use of assessments in helping to develop leaders within a family business. 

Videos April 14, 2020 Three Steps to Starting a Successful Business

Lisë Stewart explains the 3 most important steps to setting your new business up for success!