Category Archives: performance

Why is Good Training Such a Lousy Investment? Part 1

Do you provide training? How valuable is the training you attend either for professional or personal development? These seem like simple questions requiring simple “yes or no” answers, but often they are not.We have found that most training leads to … Continue reading

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The Real Potential of Team Building

“Team building” is one of the most meaningless phrases in the English language. That’s right – meaningless. Yet requests for “team building” is the single most frequent request I receive from business executives, managers and team leaders. Almost always, they … Continue reading

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What to do when team work is not "just fine"

So many managers, owners and team leaders ask me to help them with developing their teams at work. A common struggle is the difficulty in gauging how the work team really feels about their group dynamics. Here are a few … Continue reading

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