Category Archives: rules

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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Volleyball and The Keys to Top Performing Teams

A couple of young ladies I care about played their first high school volleyball games of the season Saturday night, so I went to cheer them on. I had no idea how much ritual there is in the game of … Continue reading

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5 Things Leaders Do to Help New Team Members Fit In

There is much more to effective team building than planning fun activities so that team members are somewhat comfortable with one another.  Team Building is an Organization Development technique for improving a work group’s performance and attitudes by clarifying group … Continue reading

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