We often think that conflict is bad – it is not. In fact, conflict is natural and a very healthy part of doing business. Management and conflict is as natural as bread and butter.
This exercise works great to demonstrate the concept of informal roles and how it affects the team dynamic and decision-making process. Assemble a group of six or more people. The activity takes 30 minutes and you will need to have the … Continue reading
I just don’t get it. Team leaders tell me they want more dialogue and discussion among their team members. And yet, when I watch the team dynamics, I notice the “boss” (aka the team leader) interject their comments wayyyy too … Continue reading
According to Statistics Canada, over 1,000 people turn 65 every single day which means more people are contemplating retirement now than ever in history. Studies show that some are thinking about working beyond the traditional age of retirement, while others … Continue reading
Last month, we held an amazing virtual panel on Emotional Intelligence (EI) and teamwork with Scott Halford and Pamela Jett. Thought I would recap some of the key messages so that you can build the EI within your team (and … Continue reading