Episode 12: Core Values: What Makes You Unique?

Every organization has implicit values, whether they’re posted on the walls of the office or not. But too often, the stated values are vague aspirations that apply to every organization. Learn how to pinpoint your organization’s values and express them in a way that reflect your unique strategy. Sponsored by: Texas Mutual Insurance CompanyRead More


Episode 10: Fixing Performance Management

Traditional performance management—ratings, reviews, appraisals, etc.—is broken. The cycles are too long, and the data is often irrelevant. Joel discusses how to optimize performance management, realigning it with the fundamentals of the business. Sponsored by: Texas Mutual Insurance CompanyRead More

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Want to Work from Cowboys HQ? Here’s Your Chance.

A Conversation with Jerry Jones Jr. The Dallas Cowboys have the most loyal fans in the NFL. We didn’t just make that up—an Emory University poll from last July proved it. In the 30-plus years since Jerry Jones bought the legendary franchise, he and his family have grown it into the most valuable sports property in the world.  Recently, we had the […]Read More


Episode 9: The Importance of Great Managers

It’s commonly said that employees don’t leave companies—they leave managers. If managers are that crucial to turnover (not to mention many other make-or-break factors of company performance), how should the CEO assess and improve them? Join us as we discuss strategies for improving overall management competency in the organization. Sponsored by: Texas Mutual Insurance CompanyRead More