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

5 Key Principles of Connecting

In my last post, Building Relationships When It Matters Most, I introduced Amy, who was starting a new job and wanted to be more effective in building relationships with her boss, team and co-workers. From our meetings, Amy learned how … Continue reading

Building Relationships When It Matters Most

Amy had a new job and she was very excited about it.  She knew that it was a big opportunity for her and would propel her career forward in the direction she had always wanted.  She also knew that, in … Continue reading