Here’s a Tip for Assembling Your Dream Team

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Team AbstractHow do you get the best people on your team and keep them there? Sure, it pays to be using the latest technology and have an attractive reward system, but it’s also largely influenced by something more primal: the way it feels to be part of your team. Teams generate an emotional signature that heavily influences who is drawn to join them. Consider the story of Steven, an ...

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Desensitizing Your Team to Fear

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Fear-and-Negativity-copyI remember the day a colleague plodded into my team meeting and moaned “John Price has just been appointed CEO”.  Our entire team became paralyzed with fear. We knew the leaders of our company’s three divisions, who always competed more than cooperated, had been vying for the open CEO spot. Price was from the “other” division, our rivals, and openly didn’t like our group. Now he was going to ...

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Energize Your Team in 3 Quick Steps

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EnergyTyler trudges into the office, worrying about the disgruntled team he leads. He works hard at being a good leader, and his team likes him a bunch, but there’s too much negative influence out of his control. Upper management keeps changing technologies, priorities and staffing levels, all of which challenge his team’s sense of mastery and security, and at ...

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