Main idea: Teams need more than a great leader to evolve and thrive. Competent coaches enable teams to become more resourceful, evolve with their environment, break old mindsets, and tap into new ways of performing.
This is the final part of a 6-part blog series on teams. Start with the first blog here. The best leaders I’ve worked with know exactly who is on their team, have created a compelling path forward, established healthy behaviors for how the team works together, a
Main idea: In order for teams to successfully, evolve there must be a conscious effort to set up the right organizational conditions. Once a team is established, leaders should focus their attention on how information is exchanged, knowledge and expertise are developed, and rewards are implemented.
This is the 5th part in a 6-part blog series on teams. Start with the first blog here. If you’ve been following this blog series then by now you’ve been steadfast in 1) defining
Main idea: In complex work environments, better leadership is needed to clearly articulate where the team is headed and how they will get there in the most compelling way possible. This blog addresses the challenges of this task along with four recommendations to improve.
This is the 3rd part in a 6-part blog series on teams. Start with the first blog here. Going through the motions. It is easy for teams to go through the motions day in and day out. Each team member success
Main idea: Most teams in a work setting are a cluster of individuals forced to work together through corporate hierarchy. This is a significant problem for engagement, productivity, and the mission of the business. More attention and resources must be given to develop and maintain real teams if we’re to see their full potential. This is the first part of a 6-blog series on teams. If you think you’re part of a team, you’re probably kidding yourself. More likely you’re part of
Main idea: Leaders must be able to help others make sense of internal business decisions and changes. How the information is interpreted can impact jobs, priorities, and investments. In this blog, I share the challenges associated with interpreting decisions and keeping teams aligned during times of change. I then present six attributes I’ve seen from leaders who are great at interpreting and communicating business changes. There comes a time in your leadership journey when a