When you hear the term leader, most likely an array of adjectives come to mind. Some may include courageous, strong, powerful, assertive and so on.
Rarely would you think of vulnerability as a trait equating with leadership. Those within leadership positions in a company may even believe that displaying signs of vulnerability to your team is a sign of weakness. Read More
We’ve learned that great teams beat great players, leaders and competitors every time. We found that the most sabotaging influence to team cohesion and performance is ego and “headwind hogging.” Now let me identify the two most important ingredients for building high-performing teams. Read More
(If you missed it, here’s post #1)
The Single Most Sabotaging Force of Team Perfor
manceWhen a duck falls out of formation, it suddenly feels the drag and resistance of trying to fly alone. Left out of formation for too long it will eventually tire out and drop out completely.
We see this happen on sports teams when one player tries to showboat and carry the game. Read More
Nature Gives Us Clues If you were going to pick a model from nature for how to create and operate as a great team, which animal would you pick?
How about lions, tigers, hippos or bears? Those species are known to eat their young, or the new guy or gal on the team, in our analogy. Read More