5 Reasons to Make Self Care Your Top Priority

I can’t say for sure exactly when I realized that taking care of me should be my number one priority.  It was likely a mindset shift that took place gradually.  Recently, I’ve been asked by several people “Cheryl, how do … Continue reading

Three Ways to be a Better Team Player

Why is it important to be a better team player?  In today’s business environment, with its every-increasing pace and degree of complexity, the need for collaboration is greater than ever.  Very little can be accomplished without the help –or at … Continue reading

Does Your Team Engage in Constructive Conflict?

Is your team able to disagree productively?  Are they able to debate issues of importance to the organization while maintaining respect for one another?  Do they feel safe in challenging ideas presented by others?  Including you?  In other words, does … Continue reading

Building Efficiency, Community and Innovation in Your Organization

What are you doing in your organization to encourage efficiency, community, and innovation?  These are the guidelines used at Google in deciding on which People Programs to offer. I am currently reading Work Rules:  Insights from Inside Google That Will … Continue reading

7 Reasons to Build an Extraordinary Team

Have you ever worked as part of an extraordinary team? If so, it’s an experience you always remember.  And, it’s an experience you always want to replicate again. As a business leader, building an extraordinary team takes commitment, hard work and … Continue reading