TEAMS THAT WORK BETTER

Jumpstart Your Business!

NEW group coaching program for business owners and entrepreneurs begins the week of October 29, 2018. If you have been in business for about 2 years or less, if you are trying to grow a side hustle, or if you have an idea and a dream but have not yet really launched publicly, this could be for you! read the full post
Jumpstart Your Business!

Your workplace is creating communication struggles

Part 1 of a 3-part series. One of the most common complaints I hear from team members (and some leaders!) is, “I’m not really allowed to ask for more details on this. Right?” This kind of common communication struggle is probably not your fault to begin with, but it is a problem YOU can fix. read the full post
Your workplace is creating communication struggles

Time-saving special edition (you can even read it fast!)

"I feel like we waste so much time every day!" Is that something you’ve heard yourself say lately? If so, you are not alone. It is one of the top worries I regularly hear from business owners and team leaders. If you can relate, here are a quick handful of my best tips to help you stop wasting this one resource you can’t ever create more of or get back. read the full post
Time-saving special edition (you can even read it fast!)

When facts don’t help with accountability

From my work with countless teams over the years, I have learned this: facts don’t help anybody increase accountability. Does that seem shocking to you? I discovered that while there are an endless number of facts in the world, they are simply tidbits of information we may or may not agree on. And, they may or may not be relevant to your situation. read the full post
When facts don’t help with accountability

Refocus on goals every day

I have a confession to make: as someone who loves helping teams increase productivity, I am a sucker for office supplies and organizing systems. But, what I’ve learned over the past 20 years is this: we need more productive habits, not stuff or systems. read the full post
Refocus on goals every day

Accountability Not Perfection

I once worked with a woman who would hold up a project if she disagreed with the use (or lack) of the Oxford comma. Or any questionable grammar, no matter how small or subjective. Consequently, correspondence would be late. Tiny projects would grind to a halt. She was unrelenting in her quest for what she believed was perfection. read the full post
Accountability Not Perfection

My very favorite 4-letter word begins with “F.”

That word is “fail.” (I bet that’s not what you were thinking.) Why? It’s simple, really. When we fail, we learn. When we learn, we grow. When we grow, we have a much better chance at succeeding - as long as we keep going. Failure is a natural, normal process. To repeat: FAILURE IS A NATURAL, NORMAL PROCESS. It is a learning tool, not a weapon. read the full post
My very favorite 4-letter word begins with “F.”

J. Kay Coughlin, CEO & Chief Facilitator

After completing work with Facilitator on Fire, on our own we’ve been able to address and create solutions to strategy and organizational problems we had previously been unable to resolve.

Claude Davis

Whitehall Campus Pastor, newlife church

Our Facilitator on Fire Team Workshop was different from a typical corporate retreat. It was more fun, more laid back, eaiser to be honest.

Emily Robinson,

manager and volunteer board member, Olentangy Education Foundation