Office communication can be improved in several ways. I just returned from a Quarterly Planning Meeting where we took a full day to work through Patrick Lencioni’s Five Dysfunctions of a Team. The team enjoyed it, felt closer, set rules for conflicts, and built a theme to improve accountability! Odessa Powell contributed this article while I’m on vacation, sharing additional ideas on how to improve team communication.Read More
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I am grateful this week of Thanksgiving for Katie Brenneman, guest writer, who provides insights into why you should invest in your leadership skills to improve your team's level of job satisfaction:Read More
If you’re not approaching your Annual Planning process by asking your staff what you should start, stop, and keep doing, I strongly recommend you START doing it.Read More
What is willful blindness?Read More
Start discussing role playing, and most people quickly feel an aversion to it.Read More
As business owners, it’s easy to forget the impact we have on those we employ.Read More
Tuesday a high school class mate of mine decided to have a colonoscopy performed for the second time. I’ve written about Steve before in It Starts With the Right People. He let me know late Tuesday he is still the perfect asshole!Read More
Saturday my son Noah performed his Double Bass solo at the Iowa state solo ensemble.Read More
Are you open to learn from your errors? If you’re open to learn from your mistakes, often they can launch success and opportunities that would never have occurred without accepting failure.
Last blog Why Meeting Rhythms are a Critical Strategic Discipline we captured why weekly meetings are so important, providing a little tease on why, what, and how to conduct this centerpiece of aligning discipline that stirs growth in your business.