How You Can Get More Profitable Results As A Leader

Most aspects of our lives require us to interface with people.  Our ability to manage these interactions effectively and productively is critical to the results we get as individuals and organizations.  This ability is reflective of our leadership and versatility.  Versatility is defined as embracing a variety of skills and refers to our adaptability.  Versatility leads to more (more…)

Creating a Dynamic Team

On any team you have a variety of personality and behavior types working together.  In most instances the team members have to learn to work with these different styles by default.  What usually happens?  Some misunderstanding occurs, conflict arises, someone starts to withhold or people start forming unproductive alliances which can all lead to discord.  In his book, “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” Patrick Lencioni lists these as the most common ways teams get off track:

  • Absence of Trust
  • Fear of Conflict
  • Lack of Commitment
  • Avoidance of Accountability
  • Inattention to Results