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Horrible Teamwork Story I Will Never Forget – Who Do You Trust? post image

Teamwork Story If you are like most, you have had your share of good teamwork experiences and your share of bad. I had an experience I will never forget. As a young boy, I witnessed first-hand the consequences of team members giving up on their team. I had been selected to be on a tug-of-war team […] Read More

Superpower question every leader should ask

There are lots of questions you get asked as a leader. However, there is one question I love. And it's a question that not only I love, but everyone loves. It is, "What can I do to ease your burden?" or "How can I help you?" Even if there isn't anything I immediately need from that person, […] Read More

Leader Vulnerability Based Trust – Strengths Weaknesses

When I do leadership and team development consulting one of my favorite team activities and actually the most powerful is called the "Team Effectiveness" exercise. Patrick Lencioni, author of the best selling book, "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team," uses it in his workshops. The team activity is simple... Each member of the team points out […] 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

Increase Team Loyalty Through Better Leadership Loyalty – Defend Teams, Celebrate Team and Promote Teams

Leaders that defend, celebrate and promote their teams demonstrate loyalty and in return gain loyalty. All three of these behaviors have a huge impact on how you are perceived as a leader and what you get in return from your team(s). Let's review each of them in more detail. 1. Defend. A friend of mine […] Read More