The True Power of Gratitude

A few years back, after attending a personal development workshop, I experienced the true power of gratitude.  At this session, we were asked to think about someone who made a big impact in our lives and to write a letter … 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

Hope is Not a Strategy Discussion – Architect for Change

Listen in to the discussion between me and Connie Whitman for her Architect for Change [Web Talk] Radio Show. (Right click on the file to download it).   In this audio, learn about: The problem with hope as a strategy. Why it’s … Continue reading

5 Best Practices of Connecting

I’ve been telling you about Amy, her exciting new job and her desire to get a great start on building strong relationships with her new boss, peers and team members. In Building Relationships When It Matters Most, I shared the … Continue reading