Tag: teamwork

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share Team Building Ideas thumbnail

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is all about team time. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival follows up on this month’s with a theme all about growth and change. The question for the month is:  What is an area of growth you are focusing on, either professionally

Frontline Festival: Leaders Give Pointers on Creating Connection thumbnail

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is all about creating connection. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival follows up on this month’s with a theme all about team time. The question for the month is:  What practical tips do you have for working well with a team and

How to Build a High-Performing Team- despite a stack-ranked performance management system thumbnail

Bell curves bring out the worst in your best. Rewarding individual performance drives individual behavior. Yet most performance management systems do just that. Of course unless you’re running HR, you’re can’t change the system, but you can build great teams within it. In this video I share 6 ways to encourage true teamwork and collaboration. Lead past the curve to greatness.   If

SPECIAL EDITION-Frontline Festival – Thought Leaders Share about 7 Roles That Lead to Lasting Results thumbnail

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. I’m delighted to have so many thought leaders weighing in on the seven roles I see as most critical to building results that last. This Festival is also a celebration of my new multi-media e-course that is launching October 27th. You can learn more about it by clicking here. On that page, you can also download my FREE ebook: Mentoring in the Age of

5 Reasons to Lose a Battle- And How To Lose It With Grace thumbnail

If I had to pick a side, I would have chosen hers. But picking sides was entirely beside the point. The other guy’s heels were dug in deeper than skis sunk in a tree well of deep powder. No amount of convincing was going to change his mind. “It’s time to let it go.” I offered. “This battle is not worth winning.” “But I’m right, she insisted.” That’s

7 Reasons Collaboration Breaks Down

7 Reasons Collaboration Breaks Down thumbnail

Great ideas come in halves,  these are the words I hear often from my LGL en Español partner, Kay Valenzuela. I believe it.  Work is enhanced by true collaboration. One of the best parts of my entrepreneurial journey has been the amazing collaborations, in writing, in business, in shared passions. I’ve got four deep collaborations in process now, including writing a children’s picture book with Alli

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Teamwork

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Teamwork

If your team has as much teamwork as a box of crayons without a child to guide them, don’t blame them. Consider what you may be doing to inadvertently sabotage their teamwork.

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Teamwork

Insisting On A Team That Doesn’t Make Sense – I’ve seen so much energy and money wasted to improve the team dynamic when the real issue is organizational structure. A

7 Ways To Spring Your Team Into Spring

7 Ways to Spring Your Team into Spring

Spring is springing. The vortex is melting, and now you sense spring fever coming on…for you and your team. Embrace this season of new growth and possibilities. Making Spring a workplace celebration will help offset the “wish I was outside” blues.

Spring Into Spring

Establish Spring Growth Goals – Challenge your team to a growth spurt before summer. Help each person identify

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