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[…]

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[…]

why people won't admit they're wrong

Here’s Why People Won’t Admit They’re Wrong

It’s been our default mode since we were still in disposable underpants (or cloth, if that’s your thing — don’t judge me). From the time we were kidlets, if given the choice between admitting we were wrong — or had made a mistake or done something we weren’t supposed to — and doing…well…almost anything else,[…]

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20 Questions Leaders Can Ask Their Teams

“What’s your position on unicorns?” That Socrates guy was onto something with that crazy method of his, though what you’ll see in this post isn’t nearly as eloquent. Getting to know our teams is an ongoing quest for leaders. There’s always more we can learn, and things we once knew to be true can change[…]