Hello again, dear readers! This is the end of the series and, as many literary journeys go, this one is going to end on a slightly sentimental note. I’ve been part of Executive Management Service (EMS) Cohort #1 since September 2020; it’s only fitting that I wrap up this experience with a reflection on my personal trek. Grab your caffeine source of choice, a biscuit, and a chair.
For starters, I really just applied to the program on a... +
Welcome back, dear readers! Have I sold you on the value of professional mindfulness yet? (See Part 1: Translating Soft Skills in the Time of Covid.) If you’re not quite there, you’re in luck. I’ve got another installment.
You may need a bit of background for this one, so let’s get down to basics. Every business class I’ve ever taken has referred to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as a core concept, a way of understanding what drives... +
“The act of turning conversation into something visual, so everyone can understand a client space, is a little bit like magic. The final product is truly beautiful to behold.”
“Shani’s Change Management course helped open up a whole world for me!”
These are the reactions of MPS consultants to their experience in the first cohort of our Execution Management Services (EMS) program. Of the group who started the... +
Life moves quickly. We live in a day and age where everything happens in a blur, our schedules and responsibilities a jumble of multicolored blocks on cell phones. Even in the middle of a pandemic (when we’re supposed to be slowing down) the days seem to end almost as soon as they begin.
The solution seems simple: practice mindfulness. Focus on the moment, on the space within you and around you, on feelings and thoughts. Simply be... +
The neon lights of Broadway have dimmed – no, actually, they’ve gone dark. For actors, that means no more two show days, passing by the marquee to head through the stage door or hearing the familiar call for places. Broadway is considered the pinnacle of success for many artists and where many long to be one day. It is the ultimate collection and collaboration of the best and brightest all in one place, to accomplish one mission: to... +
Congratulations to our intrepid leader, President, and CEO, Kendall Lott, for completing 16 exhilarating, difficult, adventurous, risk-taking, and ultimately successful years with MPS. He came onboard as a consultant in 2005, when there were about 6 other staff and the company was called M Squared Strategies. After taking over the company in 2008, Kendall has overseen almost 13 years of growth, including an expansion of services and clientele,... +