Matt Walker’s Blog

The Creative Power of Healthy Debate

The Creative Power of Healthy Debate

In the 20th century, there seems to have arisen an idea that businesses function best when everyone is "on the same page" or when there is very little conflict or friction. While it is true that there is a certain level of conflict or friction that can inhibit or...

Ways to Run Your Company Through Uncertainty

Ways to Run Your Company Through Uncertainty

Every business owner knows to prepare for lean times, but it's hard to protect your business against the hardship that a pandemic, or a resulting lockdown, can cause. This is a rare moment in history and it's opening up our eyes to the possibility of a more uncertain...

2 Keys to Better Conversations

2 Keys to Better Conversations

Communication is the building block of all relationships. Without clear and effective communication, many interpersonal relationships suffer because there are either personal attacks, misunderstandings, misspeaking, etc. While everyone communicates their ideas...

Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are always looking for fresh business ideas and sound advise. Here are some of the best podcasts that provide exactly what is needed for the entrepreneurial spirit. This Week in Startups New and experienced entrepreneurs can learn a thing or two from...

Top TED Talks for Entrepreneurial Leaders

Top TED Talks for Entrepreneurial Leaders

TED started in 1984 as a conference that sat at the intersection of Technology, Entertainment, and Design. In the many years that have passed, the organization has grown to encompass so much more than that and is dedicated to the sharing of ideas around the world. In...

Tips for Managing Burnout

Tips for Managing Burnout

Nearly two-thirds of American workers experience burnout on the job; this is only part of the bigger employee burnout crisis facing many organizations. Though it may seem that burnout is just part of the job for many workers, there is a significant organizational cost...