Category Archives: Leadership

Stormy Teams (Or why you should always bring an umbrella to a meeting)

It strikes me that meteorology provides a perfect analogy for working with a team. Continue reading

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Why do so many young leaders get it wrong?

Over the past decade, I have had the opportunity to coach a lot of emerging leaders. During those interactions, I have worked with my clients on foundational concepts (what do they want to accomplish, how do they want to be perceived, … Continue reading

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Firing your weakest link won’t help your team

    “Take a moment now to reflect on the performance of each team member. Think of the lowest-performing team member. By default, that person’s level of performance sets the standard for acceptable performance on your team–it’s the performance level … Continue reading

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Conflict isn’t a 4-Letter Word (I counted … twice)

This article first appeared on my personal blog on August 11, 2015, so if you think it looks familiar … I was helping to facilitate a leadership workshop with a group of Millennials. As you could probably predict, part of … Continue reading

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Hiring “Cultural Fits” Could Kill Your Company

Over the past several years, there has been a growing trend around hiring for “cultural fit.” In the past year, however, evidence is growing that this trend is warping into something detrimental to a growing company. The crux of the … Continue reading

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