The Unintentional Leader

I was recently meeting with a group of client team members, and upon entering the room one of the team members commented that I was not sitting at the end of the table, where most people sit when they’re leading a meeting. I told him that my choice of seat […]

A New Muscle

Earlier this week I was driving to the airport to drop off my rental car and catch my flight back to Ohio. As I was driving, it struck me that it didn’t feel like I was out of town or anything different than driving to a meeting in Cleveland (other […]

Join Me for a Unique Personal Retreat Experience

We all know about snow globes — they’re beautiful, pristine and tranquil, AND the magic ONLY happens when you shake them up! This is your opportunity to shake the snow globe of your life, and Jeff Nischwitz will be with you all the way. Are you looking for change in your life, […]

Tone Is a Choice

Recently, I heard from a client team about a misunderstanding over communication relayed in an email. As I sought to better understand the issue, it became clear that the communication miss was based not upon what was written, but the ways that the written words were interpreted. This is one […]

No Place Like Home?

Most of us know the Wizard of Oz line and this scene by heart – Dorothy realizing that home was at the heart of it all, clicking her ruby slipper heels together and reciting “There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home, there’s no place like home!” One […]

The Big Miss

I’m writing this week’s blog on the patio of my Airbnb apartment in Greece – my last day in Greece before traveling on to Iceland tomorrow for a couple of days before heading back to the United States. This past week I spoke several times for the INPACT EMEA & […]

A Few Good Questions

I’m writing this blog while taking a high speed ferry from the Island of Santorini, Greece to Athens, Greece, where I’ll be speaking and exploring over the next five days. This most recent business and travel experience and adventure has given me extended time and opportunity to ponder and contemplate […]

Who Is Carrying Your Culture Flag?

Don’t worry, this blog is NOT related to our current topic of interest – standing or kneeling during the National Anthem. However, it does relate to flags. Back to flags in a moment, but first a word about culture. One truth about culture is that every organization has a culture […]

What’s Your Word?

That’s the question – what’s your word? I’ll come back to that in a moment. I love history. I haven’t always loved history, but I started falling in love with it about 20 years ago as I started reading and understanding it better. I don’t particularly love historical facts and […]

Acorns and Oak Trees

We all know the proverb – “from little acorns mighty oaks do grow” – but do we believe it? More specifically, do YOU believe it and are you planting acorns? There are a couple of things you need to know about acorns and oak trees. First, it takes some time for the […]