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

7 Signs Your Team Has Trust Issues

Do your team members trust each other?  How do you know? Here are 7 signs that indicate there may be trust issues on your team.  If you notice any of the following behaviors, working to increase trust is a must … Continue reading

How to Increase Team Accountability

As a leader, knowing how to increase accountability among your team members is an important ability. Members of cohesive, high-performing teams hold one another accountable, and they don’t rely on the leader to do so. Asking the leader to be … Continue reading

Teamwork – The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

I recently finished reading The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown.  It’s the story of “Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.”  And what a story!  Even though it’s early in the … Continue reading