Are You Solving the Right Problem?

Many small to mid-size businesses and organizations struggle to produce optimum results due to people problems. These problems often stem from inadequate leadership and management practices, ineffective or hostile interpersonal relationships, poor communication, and a lack of trust, healthy conflict and appropriate accountability. It is estimated that less than 50% of all front-line supervisors or team leaders demonstrate adequate competence in applying the most fundamental active management behaviors. At Relational Advantage, we offer consulting services to executive and management teams, business owners and HR directors to provide effective assessment strategies to help accurately identify the problems that impede business results. Our goal is to help you keep your people problems from becoming business problems.

  • Change management
  • Partnership disputes
  • Leadership/Management practices
  • Assessing The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team
  • Team formation and development
  • Employee retention and development
  • Succession planning
  • Organizational structure

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Workplace Relationships

Workplace Relationships: Key to Job Satisfaction

May 31, 2019

Finding the perfect position is only the beginning of job satisfaction. Have you ever heard someone ...

Change and Transition

The 5 P’s of Transitional Leadership

January 24, 2019

Change and transition is difficult for many people. In fact, most of us have a love-hate relationshi...

Common Leadership Mistakes

10 Common Leadership Mistakes

October 2, 2018

Leading is challenging enough without becoming your own worst enemy and  having to deal with the po...

Keep Your Best Employees

How to Keep Your Best Employees

August 29, 2018

During a recent executive coaching session the topic of employee turnover came up. My client shared ...

Mission Statement

How to Write a Personal Mission Statement

July 12, 2018

For years, I have been assisting men and women in their effort to clarify the purpose and direction ...

Holding Your Business Back

9 Ways You May Be Holding Your Business Back

June 26, 2018

I want to thank Brad Mishlove, CEO and founder of Catapult Groups, for providing our guest blog pos...


How to Be a Person of Influence – Part II

April 24, 2018

Last week I shared the first 5 tips for how to be a person of influence, so here are the 5 remaining...

Executive Coaching

Top Performers Use Executive Coaching

December 5, 2017

Behind every world-class athlete is a dedicated and committed coach. The same can be said for many o...


Leadership vs. Management

August 1, 2017

If an organization of any kind is going to function successfully, it needs both leadership and manag...