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Why Your Team Needs A Team Charter (Part 2)

April 13, 2016

I recently wrote a piece detailing the benefits of using a team charter based on a Neuroscience tool. Here is a case study with a team I worked with that became a high-performing team just by adding a team charter into their practices!

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Why Your Team Needs a Team Charter (Part 1)

April 09, 2016

Working in teams is the norm in today’s workplace.  Working in high performing teams is unfortunately, the exception. One powerful and simple way to help your team function at its best is to create a team charter. 

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The Stock Market and Leadership Development

January 27, 2016

2016 has begun with a tone of massive uncertainty.  Watching the stock market plunge day after day since the start of the year is unnerving.  And when it goes up, you wonder how long that will last. 

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Personal Leadership Development Planning: Stretch Goals Part 2

December 09, 2015

In this recent post, I gave an overview about stretch goals, what they are and how they can accelerate the development of a leader striving to advance. Here is how to add stretch goals into your personal leadership development plan.

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Personal Leadership Development Planning: Stretch Goals Part 1

November 18, 2015

Are you a leader who desires to grow in your scope of responsibility and level of seniority soon? incorporate stretch goals into your personal leadership development plan.

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Developing Future Leaders, Latest Findings From Neuroscience Research

November 12, 2015

Is your organization struggling to identify and develop your future leaders? If so, you’re not alone.

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3 Suggestions For Unlocking the Answers to Leadership Success

August 14, 2015

Experts in leadership development say things like, “You should focus. You need to eliminate the distractions. Commit to doing one thing to grow and become great at that thing.” This is good advice. The more I study successful leaders from all walks of business, manufacturing, financial, tech, Fortune 1000, entrepreneurial -- the more I believe focus is a core factor of success.

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Why Company Wellness Programs Are Doomed To Fail

August 27, 2014

Are your company wellness programs doomed to fail?

I recently moved to Austin Texas where cool is simply part of the city culture. So I was not surprised to find that many of the great places to work for are riding on the band wagon of employee wellness programs.

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How to Deepen Your Learning About the Enneagram and Neuroscience

August 07, 2014

If you are new to the Enneagram personality system...

You will likely be struck by how quick, practical, easy to use and remarkably accurate the Enneagram is as a guide to understanding ourselves. Understanding our personality type does not put us in a box, but instead helps us see the box from which we view the world, so that we can step outside of our limited perspective and constraints.

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Two steps for Reducing Pain and Managing Change in the Workplace

February 11, 2014

Picture a "normal" day.

You show up at work and find out that your biggest customer dropped your products cutting your sales revenue by over 30%. Or your company was just purchased or put up for sale. Or your biggest production facility is on fire and all your finished goods are burning in a 2 alarm fire. Uh oh. What now?

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