October 15, 2018

Ignite Consulting to Sponsor the Heidi Hewes Walk for Cancer

Ignite Consulting is pleased to sponsor the Miami Country Day's annual Cancer Fundraiser. The event is organized by a committee of high school students who volunteer their time in helping to educate the community on cancer awareness. The proceeds benefit The Heidi Hewes Chapter of The University of Miami Women’s Cancer Association & The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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October 10, 2018

Leveraging social media to support change management initiatives

In my previous blog, we looked at the effects of social media on organizational change management. It is clear that social media is becoming an integral part of change management initiatives in organizations. Choosing the right media can significantly improve the outcomes of change management initiatives. In this blog, we will talk about how to choose the right media to derive the maximum benefit to an organization.

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October 3, 2018

5 reasons why you should be using video for internal communications

Video has become a vital tool for organizational communication and what better way to demonstrate this to you than letting you watch a clip providing examples of how video can be utilized within an organization.

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September 20, 2018

Management Consultant; expert hamster cage cleaner!

When my 16 year old was in kindergarten, the teacher asked him about my job and he replied, “my mom stays at home and cleans the hamsters’ cages.”

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September 10, 2018

Remote work and employee efficiency

In a study conducted by the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 45% of US Employees work from home. Contrary to popular belief, the majority of employees working from home are not millennials. While one third of the remote workers are between the ages of 18 and 35, the remaining two thirds are above that range.

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September 6, 2018

The effects of social media to Organizational Change Management

As organizations take up change initiatives to survive and thrive in today’s competitive landscape, the toll this takes on employees is a critical factor in the success of these initiatives. While organizations and change management practitioners have evolved over time with tools and techniques to manage this change, it still is not an exact science.

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August 30, 2018

Managing large-scale IT Projects with Unrealistic Deadlines & Budgets

Many companies invest immense time and money into large-scale technology projects. On average, large IT projects run 45% over budget and 7%t over time (Exhibit 1). According to research from The Standish Group, 43% of completed IT projects were either delivered late, or over budget or without required features and functions. The research revealed 18% outright failed (i.e., the project was either canceled, or if it was completed, the new technology was never used).

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August 20, 2018

Ignite Consulting to sponsor i.c. Stars iOpener Innovation Conference!

Ignite Consulting is pleased to sponsor the i.c. stars iOpener Innovation Conference this Friday, August 24th! This year's iOpener conference theme is The Future of Work, Tech, & Diversity. Potential keynote presentations on The Workforce & Workplace in 2025,Quantum Computing,Augmented Reality, and AI.

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August 14, 2018

How to ignite success by working on (not in) your business

Work is work - regardless of whether it is the monotonous task of data entry or developing the next big innovation. And in this day and age, it’s hard to find a break - there’s always work to be done whether it is in the home, in a small business, or at a Fortune 500 company. The seemingly endless work in our lives creates a constant battle of trade-offs in deciding where and how to allocate time and effort - especially when determining if a hard day of productive work was truly a hard day of the most productive work.

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August 7, 2018

The Known Unknown: 4 Steps to Dealing with Leadership Blind Spots

It’s 7am on Monday morning; you’re driving down the busy highway, listening to your favorite radio station or podcast on your way into the office. As your exit approaches, you throw on your blinker, check your mirrors, look over your shoulder, and see the coast is clear. You begin your merge, and you’re greeted with a “HOOOOONK” so close and loud that your head might as well have been inside the horn! In the blink of an eye, a car zoomed into your path from behind- sneaking right into a spot obscured by the few inches of frame between your back glass and rear passenger window.  The driver flies past, giving you dagger eyes and a less-than-friendly hand gesture.

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