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team results

What does it (really) take to achieve team results?

I am often asked what it takes to achieve success in a team.  You know,…

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back to normal

Things won’t ‘get back to normal’, but we can embrace ‘another ordinary’

“I can’t wait for things to get back to normal.” It’s a common refrain. But…

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shift your perspective

When you shift your perspective, you can change your reality

I was reminded recently of the importance of being able to shift your perspective as…

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leading a virtual team

Leading a virtual team? Then prioritize as a team

We are now up to Strategy #4 in our continuing video series on leading a virtual team (or a hybrid team).  You may recall that back in Strategy #1 in this series, I talked about how it was important to

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workplace trust

Workplace trust – a critical skill for a leader

For today’s blog post, I’m dusting off a Mega Minute that I wrote almost 13 years ago, back in April 2008.  It is about the importance for leaders to place trust in their employees.  What brought this topic of workplace

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empathy

How to display true empathy in the workplace

Empathy is a workplace skill worth pursuing.  People who are empathetic have higher-quality working relationships with their colleagues, their staff, their clients and their superiors. But because empathy relies on a lot of non-verbal cues, our current world of remote

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virtual or hybrid teams

Jointly develop team norms and standards for your virtual or hybrid teams

In my last strategy on Leading virtual or hybrid teams, I started explaining how to conduct a kick-off meeting to get your team’s buy-in to your desired workplace culture. I told you about how to create a word cloud as

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Improve long-distance leadership by conducting a visioning exercise with your team

Today is Strategy #2 in our video series on Leading hybrid and virtual teams.  In our first strategy in this new video series, I explained that when it comes to long-distance leadership, one of the most important things you should

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Does risk-taking scare you?

I was recently having a discussion with a client about risk-taking, and I was reminded of an old Indian folklore story my mom told me many years ago.  It was about a farmer who was asked whether he planted wheat

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