Blog Category: Corporate

Leadership in the Time of COVID-19

Leadership in the Time of COVID-19  By Jim Grout Rick Hess, whose blogs are frequently posted on Education Week, is one of my favorite no-nonsense, thoughtful observers about education and life in general. Reading his recent blog entitled Five Thoughts on the Coronavirus and Schools, I was struck by how much it has to do […]




Keep Your Office Culture Strong. CONNECTION is the Key!

Want to Improve Your Organizational Culture?  Imaginative Ways to Connect! By Jim Grout Flashback 13 weeks ago, I was putting the finishing touches on a blog that started like this… “Schools succeed, nonprofits thrive, sports teams win, and businesses profit when the culture of the organization is positive.  At High 5, we spend a lot […]




Essentials of Corporate Culture

The 3 Essential Pillars of Corporate Culture By Jim Grout Corporate observer Simon Sinek’s TED talks—How Great Leaders Inspire Action and Why Good Leaders Make You feel Safe—provide interesting insights into the role leaders play in shaping and maintaining a positive and effective corporate culture. As Sinek observes, ‘Your company doesn’t have a culture, it […]