Competitors not team members

Achieving vulnerability-based trust is difficult because in the course of career advancement and education, most successful people learn to be competitive with their peers, and protective of their reputations. It is a challenge for them to turn those instincts off for the good of a team, but that is exactly what is required.

The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

Using a diagram similar to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, Lencioni, walks us through the ways a team can malfunction and how to start at the bottom and build up to an effective team.

Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

Liz Wiseman looks at what it takes to get huge results from your team. How do you make sure that they are maximally productive? How do you bring a team together that is awesome? What stops a team from performing to it’s best?

Remote work and moments

Remote contact is perfectly suitable for day-to-day communication and collaboration. But a big moment needs to be shared in person. (No one dials in to a wedding or graduation, after all.) The presence of others turns abstract ideas into social reality. Brings into question how remote teams do meetings quarterly for planning. Do they need […]