Teamwork

Are You Really Available?

October 5, 2017
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Are you available? It’s so easy to answer yes to this question. Our intention is to be available but many times we send signals that say something very different. “My door is always open.” An open door doesn’t represent an open mind. Keeping your office door open is nice, but it’s meaningless if engaging in […]

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Compete as a Team

October 3, 2017
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This blog post is a follow up to the second topic we didn’t discuss in-depth on our recent webinar, The Strongest Team Wins: How to Build a Team that Gets Things Done. If you were unable to attend, click the link to view the recorded version of the webinar. Does your team compete together or against […]

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The Team Comes First

September 27, 2017
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This blog post is a follow up to one of the two topics we didn’t get to discuss in-depth on last week’s webinar, The Strongest Team Wins: How to Build a Team that Gets Things Done. If you were unable to attend, click the link to view the recorded version of the webinar. “Team first” […]

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Free Webinar: How to Build a Team that Gets Things Done

September 5, 2017
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It’s time for another Impacting Leaders webinar! The webinar is The Strongest Team Wins: How to Build a Team That Gets Things Done, and it’s available for you to attend, compliments of Impacting Leaders! This webinar is relevant for leaders at every level, and it will focus on the key elements of creating a forward-moving, progress-making, get-it-done-and-then-some […]

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5 Actions for Leading a New Team

July 29, 2016
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Are you preparing for or in the midst of leading a new team? Leading a new team can be a challenge, but the same can be said for the existing team who’s getting a new leader. So how can both parties get off on the right foot? Here are tips from some of my real-life experiences.

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What Teams Value Most

March 4, 2016
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I’ve written and spoken on the subject of non-negotiables countess times this past year. It’s a topic we now cover with nearly every team we serve. What’s interesting is the themes that have emerged. Though the teams we work with are vastly different in their industry and their challenges – from retail, to heavy manufacturing, […]

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7 Things I’ve Learned About Values

February 11, 2016
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One of the most beneficial exercises we do with teams when we work with them is the values exercise. The values exercise gives each individual teammate the opportunity to sort through and identify the values that he or she holds most dear. They then share those values with their teammates. What does an individual teammate’s […]

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3 Actions for Equipping Leaders

October 20, 2015
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Equipping doesn’t happen by accident; it’s intentional. And equipping yourself and your team must be a top priority if you want to develop and grow. As a business leader, I’ve found that developing others with me is critical to sustain the type of growth I want to see in my organization. But how do we […]

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Four Ways to Overcome the Win-Loss Mentality

August 21, 2015
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I’ve noticed an increasingly prevalent point-of-view in the workplace and in society in general these days: it’s the view that if I win, someone else has to lose. While this belief is true in the sports world (and should be), it’s not always applicable in the corporate world, especially within the organizations we lead. When […]

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Leadership from the Inside Out

August 11, 2015
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What’s inside-out leadership? It’s a decision each leader must make to lead from the inside. It’s about leading from the heart and believing that if you’ve got leadership right on the inside, you can’t help but be a better leader for others on the outside. Inside-out leaders believe in people at all levels and leave perceived power […]

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