18 results for tag: teamwork


Too Gung Ho: When Does Initiative Cross the Line?

While I’ve always stressed the importance of taking initiative and owning your job, I’ll bet there have been times when you’ve faced trouble for trying to do just that. Most managers and authority figures say they want initiative, and the majority ...
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Engaging Your Team for Strategy Planning and Execution

What's meant by strategic planning has undergone some changes in recent years. Adapting on the fly due to the fast pace of today's business world is the new norm. Three to five year plans don't really work anymore. Agility is the name of the game these days. ...
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Building and Leading High-Performance Teams

Our research shows one of the most desired executive skills is the ability to build and lead high-performance teams. It is what employers are seeking the most and is second only to industry-specific experience as what recruiters consider hardest to find. The ...
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How to Build a Mentally Strong Dream Team

Mentally strong team members cooperate, build on one another's strengths, and openly learn from their mistakes. When you teach individuals how to be mentally strong - and how to work together to form a strong team - they can accomplish incredible feats. ...
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Letting Go: The Benefits of Sharing Responsibility

We’ve all encountered people who wield their power like a club, whether they work in corporate or government jobs. Until relatively recently, most organizations were hierarchical, and most lower-level workers had little power or autonomy. As new techno...
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Has Your Collaboration Strategy Fallen into the Say-Do Gap?

Last year, I spoke on “The Power of Collaborative Leadership" to business audiences in The United Arab Emirates, Scotland, England, The Netherlands, Belgium, Canada and four states of the US audience members represented industries including engineering, ...
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