Category Archives: relationships

Leadership, Expression and the Influence Matrix

Leadership starts with authentic self-expression that adds value through relationships. This is one of my¬†leadership¬†core values. It helps me be more discerning about my relationships and my role in those relationships. Among other applications, I have taught it to my … Continue reading

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Is the Problem or Solution Really "Conflict Management"?

“Can you do a workshop on Conflict Management?” How many times, over the years, have I been asked this question? Too many to count. I don’t get asked much any more because people no longer see me as merely a … Continue reading

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Four Questions Every Team Must Address

There are four key questions a team must address and continually review, iteratively and in sequence, to improve the ability to work together effectively, to be more innovative, and to improve performance. These questions expose key problems and point toward … Continue reading

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