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Category: achieving objectives

team accountability strategies

Team accountability strategies build common goals and cohesion

In today’s video blog, I’m zeroing in on a cornerstone of effective team building and management: team accountability strategies.  In a world where teams are the engines of organizational success, how you cultivate accountability can make all the difference.  So

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achieve goals

To achieve goals, get up and get going

Last month, a lot of people made New Year’s resolutions.  And just as many didn’t.  But whether you make and keep (or don’t keep) New Year’s resolutions, we all have a need to achieve goals.  You, just like everyone else,

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interruptions

Interruptions caused by drop-in visitors at work? Here’s how you manage them

One of the most common reasons people like working out of a home office is that they can focus and concentrate, uninterrupted by those pesky drop-in visitors who just have “a quick question”.  You likely know these people well, probably

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shipped list

Celebrate your “shipped list” for 2021

It was eleven years ago this month that I first blogged about a “shipped list”, a concept that comes from best-selling author Seth Godin.  Godin talks about shipping, not shipping of products to a destination, but rather the “shipping” of

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productive meetings

Three rules for productive meetings

You have, no doubt, attended at least one (if not more) meeting from hell! Whether they’re virtual, in-person or hybrid, the complaints run the litany – no structure, too long, nothing gets accomplished, boring, irrelevant, adversarial. The list goes on.

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Leading a hybrid team? Make use of online collaboration tools

One of the biggest challenges in leading a hybrid team is that the physical distance between employees means that you lose the collaboration that naturally happens when team members are face-to-face.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to compensate

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