Before you recruit someone to your team make sure you read this Selecting the right person to your team can be a challenging task. Having interviewed and hired many people for over 25 years, I fully understand the importance of getting this right. The hiring of people to join your team, can have a huge impact upon the company one way [...]
A Look At the Forming Phase of Tuckman’s Tool of Team Development We’ve all heard about the value of first impressions. They often set the stage for the life of a relationship. I think as we look at Tuckman’s Model for Team Development, in which Bruce Tuckman, an educational psychologist outlines the different phases groups go through to grow as a [...]
Developing a productive and proficient team is important to every company and every project. It is an integral part of the business strategy and vision. [For more on Developing Your Business Strategy, get my White Paper: What To Consider When Developing a Business Strategy.] Understanding the stages of team development and how you can facilitate and even foster that development can [...]
Team building and leadership are two hot topics in today's business world. Imagine I asked you and your team the following questions: ‘Would you like to reduce your stress’? ‘What would it feel like to look forward to coming to work every day’? ‘How would you like to lead a team that goes the extra mile -- and loves it’? Would you [...]
Have you recently taken time out to assess your leadership style? How effective is your leadership? How effective would you like it to be? Leadership styles certainly vary. As a business development coach and trainer, I frequently see different types of leadership. From my clients, research and experience I can see a moving away from the traditional type of leading, which [...]
For the last few days, we've been exploring the attributes of a good leader. L - Leaders are learners. E - Leaders are encouragers. A - Leaders are attractive. D - Leaders are decisive. E - Leaders know the importance of equipping their team for success. Today, let's look at the R in Leader. Leaders are reproducers. In my video I [...]
For the last few days, we've been exploring the attributes of a good leader. L - Leaders are learners. E - Leaders are encouragers. A - Leaders are attractive. D - Leaders are decisive. E - Leaders know the importance of equipping their team for success. The 5th Attribute of a Good Leader is understanding the importance of equipping your team [...]
Are your leadership skills attractive? This will help you attract the best people and keep them.
In a business, it is critical to know where you are headed. A vision and mission lays this out and not only creates a plan for the future, but helps to ensure the whole team is working together toward a common goal. Identify Your Vision and Mission With good leadership, vision and mission are close friends. They are not like [...]
Trainings Can Be Powerful As a business professional, an important part of development is attending trainings in your area of focus. Beyond that, attending trainings on personal development in any way can have a profound impact on your business and your life. You may increase your leadership, effectiveness, communication, or learn some new sales strategies. Gathering together for training [...]
Would you like to make progress in the following areas: Projects Dreams Finances Career Personal growth Company Team I have come to learn that if you want to make progress in a certain area of your life, this will often be determined by what type of process you have. No process = no progress Show me success, and I will [...]
Today, I want to share with you a principal that good leaders hold highly. A principal that helps their team become increasingly effective. I am sure you will find this short video helpful. Please do share this with others.
Do you have an effective team? Do you know how to build an effective team? Do you know how to get the most from your team? In this video I share with you how to grow an effective team. [su_youtube_advanced url="https://youtu.be/RIxljHSOLzQ" height="360" showinfo="no" rel="no" modestbranding="yes"]
Having recently returned from Disney World, I am struck once again by the enormous dream that Walt Disney had. Not only did he have a huge vision and strategy, he also possessed the ability to cast it to others. Having a vision and being able to cast it where you get buying-in from your team are two different things. As a business development coach and [...]
Encouragement often costs nothing but delivers huge dividends…..far better than the stock market! We all love to be encouraged. Encouragement and appreciation is often the fuel that keeps us growing and going. Great leaders have a desire to encourage growth in those they lead. Recently in Slovakia I trained a number of people from 30 companies on this importance of a leader [...]