trusting teams do these things

Trusting Teams Do These 12 Things

If all it took for a team to build trust was the doing a trust fall exercise together, companies everywhere would be filled with trusting teams, and the trust problem within organizations would have long ago been solved. But alas, we know that’s not the case. (And that’s why we do things a little differently at[…]

10 Things Writer's Block Taught Me About Leadership

10 Things Writer’s Block Taught Me About Leadership

There I sat, staring blankly at the blinking cursor. It was almost as if it was appearing to taunt me momentarily before quickly disappearing, only to appear again shortly thereafter with another reminder that I had yet to write anything meaningful. This pattern repeated itself, of course, for an indeterminate number of times. It made[…]

build committed team

10 Ways Leaders Can Build a Committed Team

Everyone wants a committed team, and lots of folks talk about having one. But let’s be honest — real-deal commitment is pretty rare. Now don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of teams out there that comply with what their boss tells them to do, or what they understand the organization’s direction to be; but compliance isn’t[…]

signs your culture is in trouble

7 Signs Your Culture is in Trouble

Spiderman has that whole spidey-sense thing that tells him when something’s about to go sideways. Batman has that handy-dandy bat-signal that pops up in the night sky to let him know that Gotham needs his particular set of skills. Wouldn’t it be nice if the rest of us had something like that as it relates[…]