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Authenticity & Team Building

Authenticity & Team Building

I want to share a communication from a project we did a while back. As we prepared to run a 2-day workshop for a team within a local technology company, I asked the leader to sit back with a cup of tea, and note pad, and a good pen - and write out...

5 Keys of Dealing with Workplace Conflict

5 Keys of Dealing with Workplace Conflict

Here’s the thing – leadership and conflict go hand-in-hand. Leadership is a full-contact sport, and if you cannot or will not address conflict in a healthy, productive fashion, you should not be in a leadership role. From my perspective, the issues...

Team Coaching is Team Building

Team Coaching is Team Building

Team Coaching is a valuable resource for a senior leadership teams. Good coaching helps a group move toward becoming a real team by surfacing hidden dynamics so they can be managed. John Katzenbach and Douglas Smith, define a real team as “a small...

Bringing Teambuilding into the Virtual Realm

Bringing Teambuilding into the Virtual Realm

What is virtual team building? Is virtual team building the practice of organizing online activities and spaces that give remote team members a chance to socialize and connect with colleagues they rarely meet in person? Recreation vs Teambuilding –...