Category Archives: team

When the Easy Button Does Not Work

“Leaders are responsible for both the big structures that serve as cornerstones of confidence, and for the human touches that shape a positive emotional climate to inspire and motivate people.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter How does one best become equipped … Continue reading

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Motivating "passive" team members

How can I motivate passive team members who are resistant to changes and see themselves as “good enough” at what they do? Two tough questions any leader must consider are: “How do I motivate people to work on their development?” … 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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