What Are Assessments And Why Should You Use Them?

What Are Assessments And Why Should You Use Them?

Over time, the critical importance of the human resource component in any business has become more and more clear to us at CSR.  We Initially focused on good management practices that different team members had picked up over time and across different industries....
Breaking Through Resistance    

Breaking Through Resistance    

At Christmas time last year, many Atlanta area parishes gave out books to their congregations – Matthew Kelly’s Resisting Happiness.  And that book sat on my pile-to-read for several months – getting resisted like nobody’s business.  An evening women’s scripture study...
So, you’ve figured out your why – what happens next?

So, you’ve figured out your why – what happens next?

We’ve been on a bit of an existential theme lately with our blogs – what, why etc.  Doing work just for the sake of work is a recipe for frustration, burn-out, and dissatisfied clients. Hopefully, that work and effort that you devoted to discerning your why took into...
HOW in the world?

HOW in the world?

Our blog series on what makes CSR tick concludes with the way we go about serving our clients.  Simon Sinek’s TED talk tees up the “why” concept, and here is why CSR exists:  to create greater happiness and wealth for businesses and their owners.  And the “what” we do...
So WHAT?

So WHAT?

We recently referred to a great TED talk by Simon Sinek and introduced the “why” that grounds CSR:  to create greater happiness and wealth for businesses and their owners.  The reason that CSR is in business is applicable to each and every one of our clients, and it...
Why WHY Must Be First

Why WHY Must Be First

A lot of businesses spend a great deal of time touting WHAT they do.  Or companies may focus their sales efforts on describing HOW they serve customers in bringing their WHATs to market.  What a company does and how they do it are both very important.  But at CSR, we...
Learning From The Hens

Learning From The Hens

We live in the middle of the city of Atlanta, and yes, we have half a dozen hens who provide us with an average of 35 eggs per week. The adventure of raising chicks and caring for hens has been both entertaining and educational. One curious thing I learned from the...
Finding Your Specific Edge

Finding Your Specific Edge

What makes you unique? Soft ball question, right? It’s a question we all know. However, very few of us are actually good at telling others what it is. This is a sad truth, and yet, it’s understandable. To have a solid grasp of what it is that makes you stand out...
Back to School

Back to School

My second kid, Sofía, is now 25 and teaches school.  However, every year since she was a little girl, I would hear the litany of “freshly sharpened pencils, walking through crunchy leaves, etc.”. Why?  Not sure, but I see this anticipation of school and fall weather...
Get Noticed With These LinkedIn Profile Updates

Get Noticed With These LinkedIn Profile Updates

With more than 467 million users, LinkedIn is the largest professional networking social network. Its mission is to connect the world’s professionals and make them more productive and successful. But how do you connect in a network of nearly 500 million people? Start...