Category Leadership

  In the days of digital music, downloadable tunes and streaming options, today’s savvy listener no longer has to fiddle with the dials on stereos to find the right station or sound quality. Today’s astute listener has an ear for well-mixed tracks and sophisticated audio beds. Taking the Oscar this year for best sound mixing was the film Bohemian Rhapsody. Regardless of your taste in music, the appreciation of the effort, talent, and genius of ...
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  Recently, I was asked,  “What are the essential ingredients that make a successful team?"   Whether it was the word “ingredients” or the fact that my stomach was growling, the analogy to making the perfect dish seemed obvious. Start Strong's Recipe for a 5 Star Team: Talent = meat. This is our main course. The lack of talent is like the absence of meat in the main dish. (I don’t know how you vegetarians do it!) Just ...
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  These days when we hear the word “yokes” we think of those bright yellow circles (a.k.a yolks) packed with protein as a healthy way to start the day. But, just 200 years ago, the other "yoke" was a part of life – and not just the edible ones. Before there were high-powered machines, weather reports, distribution centers and the FDA, there were just farmers. Farmers used oxen to plow fields and produce as much ...
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