How to Communicate Effectively

Removing fluff or unnecessary chatter is a core element to effectively communicating at work, so let’s get right to it. Warren Buffett, a luminary billionaire investor, once said: “You can have all the brainpower in the world, but you…

How to Strengthen Strategic Thinking & Decision Making

Today's work environment is known as the knowledge economy. The products we need to produce are creative, innovative, breakthrough ideas to elevate our company's customer experience or eliminate barriers or problems customers face through the…

Confidence is a Belief - Not an Innate Trait

By the end of this post, the hope is that you will believe that everyone has unique abilities that contribute value to their job and work organization. That value should be embraced and provide a well-founded belief in yourself and your confidence.…

Knowing our Colleagues' Work Styles is a Secret to Working Efficiently, Influencing Others, and Succeeding

Think about and even jot down the names of your colleagues you work with often. Now rate your current relationship on a scale of 1 to 5 with each, with five being superior --- you work really well together, and one, you get frustrated with that…

Brize Expands Advisory Board to Accelerate Growth

Pamela Coleman-Davis, Dani Doucette, Meg Goldthwaite, Scott Montgomery, and Michael Rodis Join the Brize Advisory Board Brize has expanded its Advisory Board to include five business executives. The Advisory Board’s diverse leadership backgrounds…

Self-Awareness is a Superpower for Career Mental Well-being and Happiness

& How Brize Helps Develop It There is a growing recognition that self-awareness is the secret to career success, happiness, and mental well-being. A joint effort by Harvard University, the Carnegie Foundation, and Stanford Research Center…

Brize Adds Career Goal Mapping & Unlimited Messaging

Press Release Empowering Users to Achieve Their Career Goals With Access to Personal Career Growth & Development Guidance [Merrifield, VA, October 8, 2021], BrizeTM, an application dedicated to empowering individuals' career success and…

Why Soft Skills Are Important at Work

As a child, you were probably asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” With that question echoing in your head for years or even decades, you decided on an answer and then set a path to learn the technical skills needed to get…

My interpretation of Matthew McConaughey's Infamous Line: All right, all right, all right!

Leslie Ferry, Founder of Brize When three adults known for their chitty chattiness are in a car for almost 6-hours together and hardly speak to one another, they either don't want to be together or are captivated. Fortunately, for my husband,…