Warning: 3 Trends You Need to Embrace to Shape Your Brand

Every week we receive requests to coach a new manager, a leader who has been identified as high potential, or an executive facing a career crisis. It is our job to figure out the gap between expectations and performance or identify the leverage which can take the leader to the next level. Having worked with […]

January 22, 2016 by SarahC in The BlackSheep Blog | Comments (1) |


EQ on the Rise – By Carol Hamilton

Imagine someone asking you to write a technical report without the use of a computer.  Sure the task can be accomplished, but there’s little argument that it would be far more difficult. That scenario is the equivalent to a person being asked to lead others without having the tool of high emotional intelligence (EQ). What […]

April 15, 2015 by SarahC in News, The BlackSheep Blog | Comments (0) |


Brand Repair this tale…

In case you haven’t heard, Brian Williams has had trouble getting the facts straight on one of his personal stories.  In a story broken by the US military newspaper, Stars and Stripes Williams was informed that he was not aboard a helicopter that was hit by enemy fire and forced down, in fact, “the NBC […]

February 17, 2015 by SarahC in News, The BlackSheep Blog | Comments (0) |


From Jeff’s Desk: What are you known for?

What Are You Known For? I was flying out of Columbia, SC not long ago and the gate agent announced over the loud speaker:  “Jeffrey Black, please see the gate agent at Gate 10.”  I was nearby and immediately walked up, and stated, “I’m Jeffrey Black.”  And within 10 seconds, the man next to me […]

January 20, 2015 by SarahC in News, The BlackSheep Blog | Comments (0) |


From Jeff’s Desk: The Power of Social

My staff at Black Sheep has been on me about staying relevant with social media.  I’m not writing this blog while kicking and screaming . . . . , well, not much anyway. Kim Madden, a Senior Consultant indirectly proved the point home to me with a recent client of mine – a community hospital […]

December 2, 2014 by SarahC in News, The BlackSheep Blog | Comments (0) |


Power & Influence: Do You Have It?

Power. A five-letter word with big ramifications. A word full of possibility and hope. An idea so bold it can propel us to do great things. It is also a word many find intimidating. Some find fearful. Surely it describes someone else. Who me . . . powerful? The sheer notion of the concept forces us to look in the mirror and ask ourselves, are we willing to embrace it?

June 14, 2014 by Kimberly Faith Madden in The BlackSheep Blog | Comments (0) |