What are Your Team’s Habits?

THE POWER OF HABIT:  WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO IN LIFE AND BUSINESS by Charles Duhigg When we think about organizations, we are more apt to engage in conversations about culture than we are to discuss “organizational habits”. The reality is that an organization’s culture...

The Coaching Habit

The Coaching Habit:  Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way  By Michael Bungay Stanier This book marries basic coaching principles with Charles Duhigg’s, The Power of Habit.  Stanier’s effort to make Duhigg’s work come alive in the professional setting should not be...

Crucibles of Leadership

Crucibles of Leadership by Warren G. Bennis and Robert J. Thomas In literal terms, this quick and easy read is a short summary of the personal experiences and challenges of seven people who have achieved significant accomplishments, fame notwithstanding.  In terms of...

5 Key Components of Team Building

As I think about team-building, it is really leadership; and leadership is really about finding ways to motivate your team. I think much of it is captured in Steve Forbes’ point about leadership being about intangibles. To me, this means that you have to see getting...