“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”
– Peter Drucker

You might have the perfect plan, but without mutual trust, teamwork, and a clear sense of  “this is who we are,” your chances of accomplishing it are pretty slim.  On this page, look for posts that tell you how to build a positive, resilient team that magnifies the abilities of its individual members.

Culture and Teamwork

Building Teams and Culture

EDGE Technique

How to use the EDGE Technique to Lead Your Team

Did you know that organizations have a life cycle?  In this video, we’ll talk about what the stages of that life cycle are, and how you can adjust your leadership approach to successfully lead your team in every stage.

Leadership Mistakes

9 Leadership Mistakes to Avoid

In a recent online poll, about 1,000 U.S. workers were asked what their biggest complaints were about their leaders.  Today we’ll talk about the top nine of these complaints, how they are connected, and what you can do to avoid being one of the leaders they are complaining about.

Abilene Paradox

The Abilene Paradox: When Agreement is Bad

Not sure where your team is heading?  Wonder what will be waiting for you when you get there?  Sounds like you might just be on the Bus to Abilene.  Here’s how to recognize if you’re on that Bus and how to get it turned in the right direction.

Train the new guy

How to Train the New Guy

Being the leader is a challenge, but it can be even more challenging when you have new people join the team who don’t yet know how to contribute.  In the next two minutes I’m going to show you a way to pull the new guys on to the team and …

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Book Notes - Quiet - The Power of Introvers in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Book Notes: Quiet

You are a member of a small group of survivors that has just crash-landed a float plane in remote sub-arctic Canada. You have been able to salvage 15 items from the plane, but you can’t take all of them with you. So as a group, you must rank order the …

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