Thoughts And Observations


Building Stronger Human Resources in 2020

Humans are an interesting species. We think, feel, communicate, and act in ways no other living thing does, and that can make us compatible and very challenging at the same time. If you look up synonyms for “human”, you get a list including “mortal,” “individual,” “civilized,” “fallible,” “forgivable,” and “vulnerable.” Looking at these characteristics, it’s […]

The Business Perspective

Listen in as Executive Coach, Karen Nutter, is interviewed for The Business Perspective podcast. The podcast is hosted by Sarah McAllister, a financial professional with NY LIfe Securities, LLC. In each episode, she speaks with different business owners who have a “business specialty” and discusses how they became successful. By the end of each episode, […]

Creating Clarity In 2020

By Executive Coach, Karen D. Nutter What do you most want to accomplish in 2020? A new job? A degree? Better health? Less stress? Make a written list so you can see it in black and white. There! You have taken your first step in creating clarity for the New Year! Believe it or not, […]

Best Business Gift

This year, give a gift that can help your staff, colleague, or friend make the changes to their life that can help them achieve their dreams.

Why You Need To Give Back To Move Forward

  By Executive Coach, Karen D. Nutter   As we approach the kickoff to the holiday season, it’s a good time for all businesses to take inventory. I’m not talking about counting everything in the stock room, or double-checking your financials, this is a time when business professionals should be looking at how much they […]

What Success And Rainy Days Have In Common

  By Executive Coach, Karen D. Nutter   I was at a meeting recently when I overheard two women talking about how difficult life has become, and how everyone in their lives seem to be in major turmoil, themselves included. One of the women said she couldn’t get ahead in her career because she was […]

Want A More Productive Team?

Do This!   By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter   No matter what business you are in, if you and your team are not productive, the company isn’t going to get very far. However, most leaders will tell you that they have tried everything and can’t find a way to motivate their employees to get the […]

Having Trouble Accomplishing Your Goals?

Get Out Of Your Own Way!   By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter   Do you ever feel like your life and career are just going in circles? I can promise you, you’re not alone. Many of the smartest, most talented, skilled, and educated people have trouble accomplishing their goals and creating the success they desire. […]

Understanding WHY We Do What We Do

  Engaging our motivators   By Executive Coach, Karen D. Nutter   Recently, I was in a meeting with CEOs from several local companies, all of whom were sharing concerns about employees who were not meeting the requirements of the job. Some employees were newly hired, while others had been on the team for a […]

What’s Your Company’s Higher Purpose?

Higher Purpose = Higher Returns By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter   There has been a lot of publicity lately about how employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers. And, when you consider the high cost of employee turnover combined with the high demand for quality employees, smart businesses are looking for ways to retain their […]