• Want Fierce Loyalty From Your People: Create A Village
    Switch & Shift - May 3
    The world we live in is becoming a world where isolation and lack of human connection is the norm. We don’t know our next door neighbors. Technology means we don’t actually have to talk to or interact with anyone. Our... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Why Team Building Is The Most Important Investment...
    Forbes - Mar 10
    Team building has a bad rap. In most companies when a supervisor says, “We’re going to do some team building!” employees start re-running old episodes of The Office. It’s one thing to see it on TV, but getting a... Read »
    1 year ago
  • How Much Does Leadership Actually Matter In A Startup
    Entrepreneur - Jan 19
    We tend to see startup entrepreneurs as visionary leaders, coming up with the ideas, directing the team and ultimately taking responsibility for the success or failure of a company. And, yet, there are countless examples of... Read »
    1 year ago
  • How Companies Like Uber, Facebook And Salesforce...
    Forbes - Jan 15
    Before I owned my own coaching business, I was in the corporate arena as a director and VP, focused on marketing and product development. In every company I worked for, every once in a while, we’d be asked to engage in... Read »
    2 years ago
  • 5 Phrases That Stifle Growth
    CEO.com - Jan 8
    One of the biggest, present day challenges for organizations of all sizes is innovation.  In fact a large number (65%+) cite innovation to be one of their toughest strategic challenges.  Yet, if you get it... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Top Things You Need To Succeed As A Leader
    Great Leaders Serve - Oct 12
    For the record, I still believe practice and preparation are invaluable. However, it is not the secret ingredient some have promised. Frans Johansson explains the concept of 10,000 hours only works its magic if the structure... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Personality: What You Need To Know To Build An...
    CEO.com - Oct 9
    Team building. Every leader deals with it, and it’s never easy. But what if there was a scientifically proven set of indicators that could give leaders insight and make team building easier? Well, those indicators do... Read »
    2 years ago
  • How To Build A Team So Your Business Can Grow
    USA Today - May 7
    When I started my first business, I didn't do it to be a boss. But as my business grew, I was the one spending hours going to the post office, inputting data, paying bills. Those day-to-day tasks had to get done, but they... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Manage Your Team’s Attention
    HBR - Jan 30
    What’s your scarcest resource at work? Read »
    2 years ago
  • Get Your Team To Stop Second-Guessing Decisions
    HBR - Sep 15
    Just like the buyer’s remorse people feel after buying a car or a house, planner’s remorse is the natural sense of regret we sometimes feel after buying into a plan. Read »
    3 years ago
  • To Build Your Team, First Build Trust
    CEO.com - Aug 29
    Team-building activities create close-knit, happy and productive workers who function efficiently. Engaged teams are more motivated and reliable. They are supportive of the objectives of the team and there is greater... Read »
    3 years ago
  • Think Like A Team, Win Like A Team
    CEO.com - May 23
    Whether you’re in the middle of planning your department’s budget for the next year or deciding who to hire, making short-term priorities and reasonable goals are essential steps to winning big. The best organizations... Read »
    3 years ago
  • The Secret To Building A Healthy Executive Team
    CEO.com - May 21
    Building a healthy executive team is a process. There is no magical alchemist’s stone that will do it. Team-building programs outside of the work environment, like popular “ropes courses,” have limited impact. Too... Read »
    3 years ago
  • How To Promote Healthy Conflict On Your Team
    CEO.com - May 8
    It is likely that you’ve heard of the classic four-stage model of team building: forming, storming, norming and performing. Unfortunately, too many people feel like the sign of a well performing team is one where peace and... Read »
    3 years ago
  • Build An Outstanding Team With Flawed People
    CEO.com - Mar 27
    Great people make a great team—as long as you define “great” correctly. That’s a definition many CEOs, and bosses in general, often get wrong. I worked in a manufacturing plant where productivity was everything.... Read »
    3 years ago