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Leadership Harmony – 5 Dysfunctions of a Team – Conflict Resolution Model

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Feb 23, 2017

“If you could get all the people in an organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, in any market, against any competition, at any time.”~ Patrick Lencioni (The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable)

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Topics: Five Dysfunctions of a Team, People, Patrick Lencioni, Leadership Team, Conflict Resolution Model,

Building a Virtual Bench

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Dec 22, 2016

A Virtual Bench is a deep pool of talent that you have cultivated over time and can tap into when you need to, based on organizational needs.

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Topics: People, People Decisions, The Right People

Workplace Drama – END IT!  David Emerald Womeldorff – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Two previous blog posts Victim, Rescuer, Persecutor:  Which Role Are You Playing? and From Tension to Empowerment – Creating a Smart Tribe share tools to end workforce drama and tension through The Empowerment Dynamic David Emerald Womeldorff offered at the Dallas Growth Summit.  The previous blogs are based on Christine Comaford, a 2015 Growth Summit presenter and her book, Smart Tribes

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Topics: People, Dallas Growth Summit 2016, David Emerald Womeldorff

Belief Is the Solution - Ari Weinzweig – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Have you ever tried to drink from a firehose?  Probably not.

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Topics: People, Growth Summit, human behavior, Execution, Dalllas Growth Summit, Human Potential

What Inspires You?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 24, 2016

My first real job out of college challenged me.

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Topics: People, Clarity of Purpose, Purpose

PEOPLE – A Leader and Manager’s Responsibility

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Saturday morning I received this quote from Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in one of my inspirational emails,

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Topics: People, People/Relationship Drivers, One on One coaching

Humble, Hungry, and Smart - Core Values Considerations

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Aug 1, 2016

Do you hire, evaluate, and release people in your organization based on your Core Values?

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Topics: Core Values, People, People Decisions, Patrick Lencioni, Jim Collins, strategy, Mission to Mars, The Ideal Team Player

From Tension to Empowerment – Creating a Smart Tribe

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jul 11, 2016

How awesome would it be to move yourself and the people you manage from a place where they are tense, anxious, and non-performing to inspired, innovative, outcome-focused and consistently achieving?

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Topics: People, People/Relationship Drivers, productivity, Smart Tribes

Victim, Rescuer, Persecutor:  Which Role Are You Playing?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jul 4, 2016

In your organization, which do you focus on, Problems or Outcomes?

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Topics: employee performance, People, People/Relationship Drivers, human behavior performance, Performance Management, Smart Tribes, Problem or Outcome Focus

Where Does Your Time Go - Energy Allocation Chart

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Where does all your time go? 

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Topics: People, time management, productivity, use of energy, Smart Tribes, Christine Comaford

 

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