Team Work

Align Individual & Organizational Needs

Usually, when something goes wrong in an organization, somebody gets the blame. But how often is it really that person’s fault?  If you are working in a team, or as part of a larger group, the research shows that far more often than not, the root cause is found somewhere else. Misunderstandings or miscommunication about…

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Would You Like More Effective Meetings? Here’s How:

Build Alignment- Get Clear on Who Gets to Decide What I used to teach a class on effective meeting management. One of the key lessons was how important it is to let people know the purpose of a meeting and what is expected from them. I made recommendations about getting agendas out ahead-of-time with clearly stated…

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Unconditional Positive Regard: The Key to Powerful Relating

We’ve all had interactions with people that believe in us, that really connect with us somehow. Those interactions are inspiring and energizing. They can bring out the best in us. The connection can also inspire a sense of loyalty to that person.  This is the power of unconditional positive regard. Do you have a person…

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