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Brand New Quick and Effective Team Building Activities for Gratitude post image

I love simple team building activities. Some of my most popular have included this Surprising Valuable Team Activity For Increasing Teamwork (733 Facebook shares to date), A Quick Way to Help Those You Lead Feel Good (Team or Family) and My Favorite Team Builder - Perfect for Team Cohesion. Check them out. Each of them have […] Read More

Leaders Ask This Number One Question

There are a lot of questions leaders can ask themselves and should on a regular basis. But if they could only ask one, I would highly recommend it be this one: "How would I feel following someone like me?" Have you ever thought what it would be like to be led by you? It's a […] Read More

Igniting teamwork. There is an I in teamwork.

Did you know there really is an "I" in teamwork? My son is an assistant coach of a college women's basketball team. We (my wife and I) try to attend as many games as possible to support him. It hit me this weekend what Michael Jordan's quote meant when he shared, "There is no 'I' in […] Read More

Teamwork Video and Chickens and Eggs

In a fairly recent Ted talk (which I have included below) international businesswoman and writer Margaret Heffernan shares a productivity experiment done by biologist William Muir. It has big implications for teamwork. Muir used chickens in his productivity experiment for one very simple reason - you can easily measure their productivity by counting the eggs. […] Read More

Active Listening Skills – 5 Tips for Leaders to Listen Better

Leadership requires strong communication skills. Critical to those skills is the need for leaders to listen more and talk less. How well do you listen when others are talking? Today these skills are becoming even more important for leaders due to the amount of distractions. I can remember several years ago sitting in a colleagues office […] Read More