The Quest for Better Teams

executivepowerHuman Factor, Talent Management

The Quest for Better Teams “Teamwork remains the one sustainable competitive advantage that has been largely untapped.” ~ Patrick Lencioni, Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Jossey-Bass, 2005) Corporations increasingly organize workforces into teams, a practice that gained popularity in the ’90s. By 2000, roughly half of all U.S. organizations used the team approach; today, virtually all do. A … Read More

Accountability Essentials

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Accountability Essentials “Accountability should be the strongest thread that runs through the complex fabric of any organization. It is the single biggest issue confronting organizations today, particularly those engaged in enterprise-wide change efforts.” ~ CEOs Roger Connors and Tom Smith, Change the Culture, Change the Game: The Breakthrough Strategy for Energizing Your Organization and Creating Accountability for Results (Portfolio Hardcover, … Read More

Improve Your Brain at Work

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Improve Your Brain at Work  “You won’t know what your brain can do until you test its limits and push beyond them. No matter how inefficiently you are using your brain, one thing is certain: It is the gateway to your future.” ~ Rudolph E. Tanzi and Deepak Chopra, Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness … Read More

Focus on the Future: How to Be More Forward-Looking

executivepowerBusiness Acceleration, Human Factor

Focus on the Future:
 How to Be More Forward-Looking What single quality differentiates high-potential leaders from ordinary contributors in an organization? It’s their ability to be forward-looking and focus on the future. To become a better leader or distinguish yourself as someone primed for promotion, you’ll want to develop your capacity to envision the future. Focusing on the future sets leaders … Read More

How Corporate Culture Drives Results

executivepowerBusiness Acceleration, Human Factor

How Corporate Culture Drives Results “The person who figures out how to harness the collective genius of their organization is going to blow the competition away.” ~ Walter Wriston, former CEO Citicorp If your people continue to think and act as they do now, can you expect to achieve the results you need? If your answer is no, then changing … Read More