How do you measure the health of your team? Many teams use a set of “dashboard indicators” that let all team members know how well it is doing. Much like your car has a set of gauges that highlight important … Continue reading
As team leader, you have a unique opportunity to build your team into a high performing team. By sharing your expertise, listening to their concerns, asking powerful questions, providing timely feedback, advising and supporting them, team members can develop their … Continue reading
Just back from the National Speakers Association Winter Conference at Orlando Florida. Although the conference was scheduled to be over at 10am, I opted NOT to skip the closing speaker, Tim Sanders. Of course, that meant taking a much later … Continue reading
There is a fine line between aggressive and assertive, and you may have crossed over that line before. Aggressive implies being on the attack, telling others what to do. Aggressive people are usually trying to protect their turf, advance their … Continue reading
Teams set intermediate goals or “critical milestones” to accomplish the end game. Sometimes the team “wins” and achieves the goal and sometimes the team doesn’t. When they aren’t successful, it’s easy for teams to sink into a “loser” funk with … Continue reading
Listen in on my interview with Jim Blasingame on how to keep your teams focused and energized in these tough economic times.