It’s two o’clock in the afternoon and your team has hit the proverbial wall. Rather than focus on the topic at hand, many would prefer taking a siesta — especially after that huge “z-burger” or hamburger with fries! Rather than … Continue reading
More and more work is being done in teams. This is good news if your company is using teams effectively — bringing together the right people with the proper skills, knowledge and resources to achieve defined business results. Teams are … Continue reading
Why are people so stingy with praise of their fellow teammates? After all, we know that positive feedback inspires and motivates people. So what lame excuses have you heard lately? Too Busy. You don’t have enough time to take a … Continue reading
I just took my daughter, Marina, to her college orientation at the University of Virginia. We must have walked around the entire campus, taken the trolley and wandered through “the Corner” buying all sorts of UVA paraphenalia. Check out Mincer’s … Continue reading
When it comes to teamwork, most of us think we are pretty good team players. We participate; we offer opinions; we help when we can; we ask for feedback so we can be a better teammate, etc.
Napoleon Hill coined the concept of the mastermind alliance in his classic book, “Think and Grow Rich.” He believed that a group of like-minded, achievement-oriented individuals could dramatically leverage each other’s success. It’s all about creating the synergy of like-minded … Continue reading