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Blog Post
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Regardless of how high-performing we may be, we all have areas which may call for improvement, both known and unknown. Sometimes we uncover these areas for improvement but lack the...
Books
Friday, December 1, 2017
The only sustainable advantage in our hypercompetitive marketplace is the ability to learn and adapt faster than everyone else. Companies that cling to management practices of a bygone era...
Books
Friday, December 1, 2017
Julie’s having a very bad day. She’s a new manager, and her top performer has resigned to escape her, and her own manager is looking on with a skeptical eye. . . . This is the story of her...
Insights
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
You have decided to attend a football game; the tickets cost $35, but you have not yet purchased the tickets. As you enter the stadium, you discover that you have lost $35. Would you still...
Video
Thursday, November 9, 2017
As a talent development leader, your role requires careful strategy, a collaborative relationship with your executive peers, and a strong ability to deliver solutions across the enterprise.
Video
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Salesforce defines sales enablement as the process of investing in improved sales execution. So, if sales enablement provides the process to improve sales execution, which sales management...
Blog Post
Friday, October 20, 2017
Here’s something I hear a lot from companies ranging from IT to manufacturing: “we have a great group of managers but most of them don’t have any experience as managers.” Translation: we...
Books
Sunday, October 1, 2017
The moment you learn to improvise is the moment anything becomes possible. Count the number of times you’ve said “no” to an idea. Whether you inadvertently put out a spark of brilliance or...
Insights
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Collaboration is a great way to make use of the brilliant minds you’ve hired. However, when you search for “why collaboration doesn’t work” online, you’ll find dozens of articles from...
TD Magazine
Friday, September 1, 2017
There is no quick fix for group development, so plan initiatives accordingly. A quick scan of some websites generated at least 14 reasons for team building. The most commonly cited reasons...
Insights
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The NBA MVP Award denotes the player who was most valuable to his team among ALL the players in the NBA that season. Russell Westbrook won the MVP award this past season, becoming only the...
Insights
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Not too long ago, I watched the HBO TV miniseries The Pacific, produced by Tom Hanks. It’s a companion piece to the widely acclaimed Band of Brothers. Both are moving and graphic accounts...
Books
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Become the ultimate business partner. As an L&D professional, you know not to take a client request at face value. But can you steer misguided initiatives in the right direction, arriving...
Insights
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
In an earlier blog posts, I introduced 11 operating principles that serve as the first part of an operating platform that can be used to help people practice genuine team collaboration on...
Insights
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
In my book, The Collaborator: Discover Soccer as a Metaphor for Global Business Leadership, I describe the game of soccer as the best example of a sport with teams charged to perform their...
Insights
Thursday, June 22, 2017
In a previous post we showed that the command-and-control culture is killing companies. We made it clear that creating a culture of employee engagement and motivation can significantly...
Insights
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
There is convincing evidence that organizations that focus on creating engaging workplaces put themselves in a position to flourish. Over the last 14 months, we have visited more than 50 of...
Insights
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
We have all used metaphors to help explain things, including understanding the nature of change. For many, this includes the use of a sports metaphor. American football, for example has...
Video
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Much of today's work is powered by teams. In fact, nearly 90 percent of today's workers say that they spend a third to half of each day working in teams. Yet 86 percent of employees and...
Video
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
It's official: Millennials have surpassed the Baby Boomers as the largest living population in the United States. The good news? Millennials learn in a diverse and collaborative way that...
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