Telephone conference calls are a low cost meeting alternative for teams located in different places.  They are great for routine status reports and for short-term, problem solving meetings, but not if you follow your instincts to just grab the phone … Continue reading

When I first starting researching the different techniques to make a presentation more engaging and interactive, I would watch other speakers and observe the various techniques they would use.  I remember going to the library at the National Speakers Association … Continue reading

Extraordinary teams typically have a number of customs, traditions, or “rituals” that define who they are as a team, reinforce positive team behaviors, and contribute to the team’s culture and philosophy.  Rituals often celebrate exceptional contributions, additions, promotions and retirements … Continue reading