Unleashing Your Leadership Potential: Authentic Paths to Influence and Inspire

2024-02-12T11:33:26-06:00February 12th, 2024|

Leadership is a term often bandied about, with countless interpretations and a myriad of books claiming to hold the key. Yet, when I reflect on leadership, I find that the most effective leaders often mirrors a journey of discovery.  Consider the story of Olivia, a leader who found herself lost amidst the noisy racket of

Combating Nebraska’s Brain Drain

2024-01-15T09:23:01-06:00January 8th, 2024|

Nebraska is grappling with a critical challenge: the rapidly increasing loss of college-educated talent to other states. Data from the World-Herald indicates that Nebraska’s “brain drain” has quadrupled in the last decade, severely impacting the state’s economic prospects.  The Nebraska Legislature and the Governor are making this a priority for 2024 including new funding for

Introducing Our New Expert: Craig Burnside Joins PrairieFire Consulting

2024-01-03T08:24:47-06:00January 3rd, 2024|

PrairieFire Consulting is excited to welcome Craig Burnside as a Consultant, starting January 2nd. With a rich background in agribusiness from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and diverse roles in pharmaceuticals and pastoral care, Craig brings a unique blend of expertise and empathy. Known for his impactful leadership in business relationship management and his dedication to

Let’s Bake Christmas Cookies with the Working Genius Model!

2023-12-04T12:10:13-06:00December 10th, 2023|

A Warm Welcome to Our Festive Kitchen! The holiday season is here, and what better way to bring warmth and joy than by baking Christmas cookies together? But let's add a twist! We're going to blend the cheer of cookie making with the insightful Working Genius model by Patrick Lencioni. This model, with its six

The Paradox of Direction and Completion in Organizations

2023-11-06T13:51:15-06:00November 12th, 2023|

In the dynamic realm of work, the art of setting a compelling direction and vision is often lauded as the cornerstone of success. This vision serves as the guiding star, a far-reaching beacon that galvanizes teams towards a common purpose. However, an intriguing paradox exists within certain companies that are masters at crafting these stellar

The Enchanted Quest: A Halloween Tale of Wisdom and Strengths

2023-10-23T12:11:44-05:00October 29th, 2023|

Gather 'round, dear souls, for a Halloween tale like no other—a quest filled with enchantments and revelations! Imagine, if you will, a mythical land where three unique and mystical beings decide to embark on an epic journey to retrieve the lost Scroll of Infinite Wisdom. The wizard of Working Genius, cloaked in robes embroidered with

Transforming “I wish I were better at…” Thinking

2023-10-02T11:45:38-05:00October 2nd, 2023|

"I wish I were better at..." Does that sound familiar? You've likely uttered or heard someone else say these words countless times. Whether it's "I wish I were better at golf" (not a sentiment I share) or "I wish I were better at getting exercise" (a sentiment I express almost weekly), these wishes often remain

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