Results matter. That’s a given. You expect more of yourself, your team, and your organization because great results never come from being as good as everyone else – they come from being better, from doing different. No one stands out by blending in.

In times past, the safe way to get ahead was doing what everyone else did. But that was yesterday. Status quo and “best” practices aren’t enough anymore. The old way of leading and doing business is dying off. It simply can’t compete.

Today the great differentiator is people. Business gets done for, through, and by people. Period. The best teams and businesses are the result of leaders focusing on the human side of business and creating workplaces that attract great people; workplaces where people want to work, where they thrive and do their best every day, and where they take pride in creating outstanding results.

That’s the human factor.