Leadership Insights

How to Build Engagement With Millennials On Your Team

When you look at the everyday workplace, it is hard to see that there is a constant transitioning from one generation of workers to another. The older people retire and are replaced by younger folks. This change is undetectable to most of us because it does not...

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How to Build Engagement With Millennials On Your Team

Taking over a new team

One of the most frequent subjects discussed in business meetings, publications and websites is change and how to manage it. The environment in which organizations operate is increasingly volatile; due to global politics and the pace of technological innovation....

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Taking over a new team

Equipping Your Team For Project Success

Whether your team is just starting out or well-established, a new project or initiative will present risks for failure or under-performance. This is because new projects have a tendency to disrupt how teams function. In this regard, new teams may possess some...

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Equipping Your Team For Project Success

Why Celebrate Small Wins and Cultivate Gratitude At Work?

Most of times when you and I hear other people's success stories, they are glamorized as unbelievable achievements by ordinary people in the face of great odds. The stories do not shine the light on the individual's struggles and the boredom of their daily efforts;...

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Why Celebrate Small Wins and Cultivate Gratitude At Work?

How To Build Camaraderie With Remote Teams

For many organizations today, remote work is becoming the preferred mode for how employees carry out their roles. This model offers advantages to both the company and the employee. The company has access to a wider pool of talents across diverse geographies and...

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How To Build Camaraderie With Remote Teams

How To Build Trust Within Your Team

Trust may be the most essential element that determines the success of a team. A team may have highly competent members, but if it is plagued by distrust, it will under-perform a team of ordinary individuals. We see this all the time in sports, where a disunited...

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How To Build Trust Within Your Team

How To Disagree Without Disrupting Work

Most people lump disagreement together with negative energy. But they are not the same. Disagreement is simply a difference in points of view. But the negative energy that sometimes attends disagreements is the result of how people respond to that disagreement. The...

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How To Disagree Without Disrupting Work

How To Market Yourself at Work

Selling yourself is important in any relationship, personal or business. The truth is that if you do not promote yourself, there may be no one else to do it for you. And even if you managed to find others who are willing to fly your flag, they may not do it as well...

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How To Market Yourself at Work

Being An Authentic Leader In The Midst Of Conflict

Everyone talks about leadership; it seems that every time you log into the internet, there is somebody telling you how to be a better leader. With this great focus on leadership, you would expect leading to be easier today than it was yesterday. Sadly, this is not...

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Being An Authentic Leader In The Midst Of Conflict

Accelerate your Business Growth NOW

All businesses want to grow. However, when a company begins to enter a phase of accelerated growth, how it did business in the past and how it must do it in the future become radically different. The difference is comparable to going from cruising around the city...

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Accelerate your Business Growth NOW

How To Inspire As A Leader

'Everything rises and fall on leadership.' Dr. John C. Maxwell It does not get much simpler than that; countries and companies rise and fall to the level of leadership that they get. People are very talented, but people also need leaders to weave their individual...

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How To Inspire As A Leader

How to Effectively Takeover a New Team?

When a leader takes over a team or organization, they usually arrive with their own ideas of what that team or organization ought to be doing. They have preconceived thoughts of what they want to achieve and how. Unfortunately, their plans do not always conform to...

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How to Effectively Takeover a New Team?

How to Manage Remote Teams?

There is a growing trend toward an increase in the number of organization’s employees who work from remote locations. Studies by Global Workplace Analytics show that the number of people working remotely in the USA increased from about 1.8 million in 2005 to 3.9...

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How to Manage Remote Teams?

Fostering The ‘We’ Mindset At Work

People, schools and workplaces in the United States exhibit a much higher degree of competitive behavior than is seen in most other countries, anywhere around the world. This is unlike what is seen in Asian countries where collective thinking is the norm. And not...

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Fostering The ‘We’ Mindset At Work

Find The Elephant in the Room

Conflicts are a fact of life. People will always disagree on something. Although we hate them, conflicts are often the most honest feedback that we get about any situation. They offer the greatest opportunities to find the most effective ways to work with others....

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Find The Elephant in the Room

Lead and Succeed In a Matrix

Organizational structure defines how a business allocates tasks, coordinates activities and supervises the efforts of its various teams. In a quest to get closer to its customers and become more responsive and innovative many businesses are dumping the...

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Lead and Succeed In a Matrix

How to Build a Strong Team?

Team building, cohesion retention; these are dominant topics in any gathering of all kinds of leaders around the globe. Finding the best people, getting them to work together and keeping them together afterward has never been more important to the work of leading...

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How to Build a Strong Team?

Stakeholders Feedback for Increased Team Performance

When measuring the performance of a team, the viewpoint from which that assessment is conducted matters. A team may carry out an assessment of its work itself, or it might be done by the organization or conducted externally by a customer. Depending on whether the...

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Stakeholders Feedback for Increased Team Performance

6 Ways Team Leaders can use to build Trust Among Their Teams

Although we never think about it, trust is the single ingredient that makes life livable. We can always go to bed, TRUSTING that the ground will still be beneath our feet when we awake. That our home will still be in the city where we live and the sun will be...

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6 Ways Team Leaders can use to build Trust Among Their Teams

Leverage Diversity and Build Organizational Alignment

Building a great team for organizational success can be likened to making a great dish. You need a lot of different and disparate ingredients combined in specific quantities according to a precise formula or sequence to achieve the desired result. Your main...

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Leverage Diversity and Build Organizational Alignment

Leaders – How can you help your people through change

“If it is not broken, do not fix it.” This axiom describes the human tendency to never question the effectiveness of our method as long as it delivers a reasonable amount of success. People, in general, prefer to stay with what has been tested and proven to work;...

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Leaders – How can you help your people through change

Business Owners/Leaders – Is Your Team as Committed as you are?

The feeling that employees lack a high level of emotional investment and personal commitment to their work is one of the most frustrating difficulties business owners can have. Every owner wants people on their team who demonstrate a passion to please customers and...

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Business Owners/Leaders – Is Your Team as Committed as you are?

Is your Team Self-Aware?

In this article, we will discuss team self-awareness. This is one of the most important but often overlooked aspects of team-building and team-productivity. We give lots of emphasis to building the team, equipping it and having it succeed at its raison d'être; all...

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Is your Team Self-Aware?

Do not recruit someone like you!

You, as successful business leader have had a successful career; you have the right set of competencies that allowed you to go that far and that high. One day, the moment comes that you have to make an important choice: Hire someone for a critical position in your...

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Do not recruit someone like you!