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The Power of a Smaller Team

The Power of a Smaller Team

Clarity is possibly the most important element that a leadership team brings to an organization.  Why do we exist?  How do we behave?  How will we be successful?  etc. (in the Patrick Lencioni model I leverage with leadership teams, there are six key questions).  In...
Alan Mulally’s Working Principles

Alan Mulally’s Working Principles

Alan Mulally – the former CEO of Boeing and Ford, known for turning both of those companies around – followed a formula for getting any team to work together and be successful.  I heard him speak about it at the Emerge Stronger virtual conference last...
A Tool for Giving Feedback

A Tool for Giving Feedback

A number of the questions I have received recently are related to feedback.  How do I address a teammate who isn’t doing what they said they would do?  How do I deal with a person who doesn’t listen to my suggestions?  How do I help a team leader see how...
Build a Spirit of Information Sharing

Build a Spirit of Information Sharing

Note: if you have not done so already, watch my virtual masterclass on building a strong team to give you a foundation for these weekly tips. How do you get people to share information with each other?  I recently interviewed Rebecca Hunter, former Commissioner of the...
Reorder My Responses

Reorder My Responses

Note: if you have not done so already, watch my virtual masterclass on building a strong team to give you a foundation for these weekly tips. Team problems are people problems: how we communicate with, treat, interact with, believe about, and work with other people. ...
Find My Healthy Conflict Behavior

Find My Healthy Conflict Behavior

Note: I strongly encourage you to watch our virtual masterclass on building a strong team to give you a foundation for these weekly tips. According to Patrick Lencioni, when team members express vulnerability, when they have confidence that their peer’s intentions are...