Tips for Communicating with a Virtual Team

By | 2019-09-15T14:56:20+00:00 September 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Oh, how times have changed! I don’t think it is a secret anymore that workers are becoming more and more virtual. Companies have become very good at adopting policies and technology that allows their employees to work from pretty much anywhere at any time. In fact, one study found that 70% of the global workforce now [...]

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3 Statistics About Corporate Strategy You Need To Know

By | 2019-08-28T19:20:19+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

If an employee walked up to you right now and asked you what your overarching corporate strategy is, would you have an answer for them?  Surprisingly enough, most companies and leaders will. Not what you thought I was going to say, was it?  You see, companies have gotten really, really good about creating strategies. You can [...]

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Change Agility – The New Way To Handle Change

By | 2019-08-28T19:29:00+00:00 July 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Change is the only constant. This quote came over 2500 years ago with Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesu, but the principle stays the same. Our workplaces are always changing. Whether it is new software, new employee, or new dress code, each change has impacts on employees and teams that last far longer than the initial change. [...]

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The Journey to Healthy Conflict: How to Manage the Rough Path

By | 2019-08-28T19:30:02+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

No one said the path to healthy conflict would be an easy one. When I am trying to move a team towards healthy conflict, I will often show the below illustration called the conflict continuum. You see, all conflict falls on a spectrum. On one side, you have artificial harmony, where everyone pretends that they are [...]

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Why Sense of Purpose is Important in Your Career

By | 2019-08-28T19:31:19+00:00 May 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

“What’s your secret to a longer life?” This is the first question most people who live to be 100 are asked, and it is often met with some funny responses.   “A Glass of wine per day” “Never believe you are getting old” “A good cigar” “Minding your own dang business”   Some of these are [...]

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How to Unlock The Hidden Potential In Your Team

By | 2019-08-28T19:32:49+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Every time I talk to leaders, we ultimately have a conversation about potential. Most of us know that one employee or group that has all the potential in the world but is just not living up to expectations. You have seen these people do great things and you know the hidden potential is in them, but [...]

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How to Build Trust With Your Team

By | 2019-08-28T19:34:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to build trust with your team – the ultimate x-factor to success. Most of us are familiar with the concept of the trust fall. The exercise made famous in the movies as the ultimate team building exercise involves someone falling backward off of some height and trusting a group of people positioned behind them to [...]

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Turn Inspiration Into Action

By | 2019-08-28T19:35:25+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  How do you get inspired? We all have different ways of doing it. Some like to watch videos, some have their favorite Instagram account, and others might have that song or podcast that gets them ready to take action. The problem is that getting inspired with new ideas means nothing unless you take action, and [...]

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