Category Archives: Teams

Are You Ready to Be a Transformative Leader?
20 Oct

Are You Ready to Be a Transformative Leader?

  Listen to the podcast       Gone are the days when time on the job was enough to ensure upwardly mobile seniority. The skills that got you to where you are when you won your last promotion are not sufficient to push you to the next level. Within just a few years technology […]

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21 Jul

Need Effective Communication Tips to Sell Valuable Unbaked Ideas?

We all can use proven tips for selling our ideas that are not yet fully formulated. Here are few that can help you succeed in persuading others to buy into your proposals, despite a lack of preparation and the need to serve them up before they are fully cooked. Don’t just stand up and give […]

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Surround Yourself with Who You Want to Be
18 Jun

Surround Yourself with Who You Want to Be

  Listen to the podcast       One of the simplest but most often overlooked leadership success strategies is to surround yourself with winners. As Joel Osteen said, you cannot hang out with chickens and expect to soar with the eagles. Choose Wisely to Gain Wisdom Life is a team sport, and choosing the […]

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Positive Mindset for Phenomenal Leadership Results
14 Apr

Positive Mindset for Phenomenal Leadership Results

  Listen to the podcast       Recently I had the honor of meeting Dr. Martin Seligman, author of Learned Optimism. He was speaking on his unique concept of psychological well-being, which he refers to by the acronym PERMA. The PERMA model he developed identifies five of the most essential elements of mindset and […]

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26 Mar

New Leadership Tips to Quickly Develop Fully Accountable Teams

  The other day I had a great conversation with an HR executive who was promoted last year and wants to continue his career success. For him to do so, he needs for his team to do their part. I advised him not to hold on tight but to coach his team and transform them […]

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11 Nov

Building and Leading High Performance Teams

  You see the raw potential in the members of your team. But how do you develop that and bring it to full fruition? That was one of the main challenges that one of my private clients recently faced. But after implementing some of the strategies I outlined for him he not only became a […]

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24 Oct

Is the Silo Effect Limiting Your Executive Presence?

  For leaders to display well-rounded executive presence they have to be effective communicators. But that does not just apply to speaking or writing. One of the keys to business communication is to ensure the free, unimpeded flow of critical information between teams, partners, and collaborators. So breaking down barriers to communication is a necessary […]

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02 Dec

Diversity is Good Business

  If you want a new perspective and approach for 2014 (and what business doesn’t?) promote greater diversity and practice more intentional inclusion. In August I read a Harvard Business Review blog article that explained that a diverse, inclusive workforce significantly improves individual performance. Research also shows that loyalty rates go up by approximately 20 […]

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27 Aug

3 Ways to Motivate Your Dream Team

  Building a dream team involves putting the right people into the mix. Together they will be greater as a unit than they could ever be as individual parts. You’ll be their leader. The metrics will be off the charts. Your boss will give you a medal and the corner office. Break out the champagne! […]

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20 Feb

Now’s the Time for Team Reviews

  As a leader it is your responsibility to expand the outlook of your team, bolster their pride and confidence, and show them that they achieved much more than they may have realized. Reviewing annual team accomplishments is a great way to do that and start a new year on the right foot. When people […]

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