We’ve all heard it said that “If you’re not learning faster than your competition, you will fall behind.” Today, this aphorism is more valid than ever. In the current dynamic and competitive business landscape, the success of any organization relies heavily on the performance of its teams. High-performing teams exhibit exceptional productivity, innovation, and collaboration, […]
Teamwork is essential for success in the fast-paced corporate climate today. This is true, regardless of your industry, as well as whether your company is well-established or just starting. Teams are the foundation of every organization, and their value cannot be over-emphasized. Here’s why. What is a team? There are teamwork behaviors – good communication, […]
Negativity happens. But as a manager or team leader, it’s essential to address it among team members promptly and effectively. Otherwise, negativity can fester and have severe consequences on both the individual and the team. Negativity can manifest in various ways, from negative attitudes and complaints to malicious gossip and beyond. It can be contagious […]
How language and accountability reinforce our dysfunction. HOW WE SPEAK and hold others accountable reinforces a myth about personal responsibility. Do any of the following sound familiar? “You make me mad”, “On our wedding day you made me the happiest person in the world”, “Our 2020 F150 Toyota truck will give you the feeling of […]
TEAMS, NOT JUST INDIVIDUALS, need to be resilient. Here are 5 steps teams can take to develop resilience.
Make resilience a commitment. If we use yesterday’s thinking to solve today’s problem, we will only recreate history.
10 steps to build connection and engagement. THE CORONAVIRUS HAS CAUSED all of us to experience our greatest fears of being excluded and losing control. On top of that, the number of employees working from has shot up from 16 to over 60%. Working virtually has major challenges: 1) not being able to have deep […]
Have the right behaviors, but also the right structure. INOVATION IS THE CORNERSTONE for surviving and thriving in today’s world of V.U.C.A, Volitivity, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity; or what I describe in a white paper of the same name, The New Normal 2.0. To not be aware of nor respond to the seismic changes in our […]
You walk into a meeting late and people are already in huddles. Colleagues glance over ever so briefly then turn back to their conversations. You sit down in a corner and use your smartphone to check email. Once the group discussion starts, you want to offer an opinion but can’t seem to get a word in. Eventually, you […]
Book Summary – by Patrick Lencioni The first step towards reducing misunderstandings and confusion within a team is to understand that there are five dysfunctions, and that each one that applies has to be addressed separately. The root cause of absence of trust lies with team members being unable to show their weaknesses; to be vulnerable […]
Several articles we have published have provided insights into the growing trend of people in all walks of life to reevaluate their definition of success. A rapidly growing audience of individuals, companies, and even nations is embracing the pursuit of Significance, above and beyond financial success. Why? The journey to Significance feeds our hunger for […]