Productivity vs. Activity

By Brian Mitchell, Managing Partner & CEO. You’ve got a lot on your mind. Both personally and professionally, we all lead demanding lives and find ourselves pulled in different directions, responding to different pressures both constant and unanticipated. Life can be stressful. Some of these stresses are amazing opportunities – a promotion, an entrepreneurial pursuit, Read More

KEEP MOVING, the sun is about to come out!

By Brian Mitchell, Managing Partner & CEO. Yes, Covid sucks, 2020 in general sucks, the political era sucks, perhaps your career or income has stalled, perhaps other personal matters are impacting your success or happiness. Some days you just want to stay in bed! I get it, I can empathize on many levels. After that Read More

From Employee to Employer – Taking the Plunge

By Brian Mitchell, Managing Partner & CEO. Some people aspire to climb the corporate ladder taking on bigger scopes of responsibility, headcount, budget, or territory. Some people aspire to have a greater balance between their professional and personal lives – success defined less by income and promotion and more so by reduced stress and time Read More

Career Changes – Measure Your Inflection Point

By Brian Mitchell, Managing Partner & CEO I get a lot of inbound inquiries, typically a dozen a day, from professionals at varying stages of their careers seeking to understand how GM Ryan might be able to support them while in transition. Through 1000’s of conversations, I’ve learned that “in transition” can mean different things Read More

Crisis or Opportunity?

By Brian Mitchell, Managing Partner & CEO We all go through periods when the waters are calm and other times, sometimes seemingly suddenly, when we can’t imagine the waves crashing any harder or unpredictably in our lives. Moments of crisis can bring on panic, but they also tend to bring great clarity to what is Read More

1 + 1 = 3

By Brian Mitchell, CEO & Managing Partner You can’t do it all by yourself. You may be incredibly talented and dynamic but personal skills are simply not scalable. If you really want to build, you’ll need help from committed and competent partners and/or supporters. When a General Contractor builds a house, she doesn’t build it Read More