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Wow! This One Principle Can Explode A Team to Greatness… post image

A number of years ago I learned an important principle that changed how I did a lot of things, particularly how I focused. It’s a principle that I have also passed on to my children and many others. It’s called the Pareto principle—also known as the 80/20 rule. Vilfredo Pareto was an Italian economist who […] Read More

Living the platinum rule

An important rule every teammate should live by… Gary Chapman wrote a relationship game changing bestselling book titled “The 5 Love Languages.” Maybe you’ve read it. In it, Chapman describes how each of us have one of five different love languages that speak to us personally. And when your love language is practiced by your […] Read More

Try Taking a Walk or Jog With Your Team… post image

Several weeks ago in the Wall Street Journal there was an interesting article titled “She’s One Step Ahead.” It told the story of a factory leader, Elizabeth Kaplan, and how she decided to join her employees on a strenuous set of Los Angeles stairs during lunch. She believed that sharing a workout with her team […] Read More

The Transformation of a Team Starts with the Transformation of You post image

I have found in my career that most of the finger pointing on teams is at the leader or other teammates, but rarely is the finger pointing back at the person pointing the finger. Maybe you can relate? A number of years ago I was working with a team as a consultant, where every finger […] Read More

Most Team Building Does Not Work – Team Activities Team Exercises Team Events Trust Falls Ropes Courses

Have you ever been a part of a trust fall team building activity? Or how about a ropes course or obstacle course that you were told would bring your team together and unite you? How about a team bowling activity, rock climbing or even bungee jumping? My guess is that most of you have been […] Read More