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How do you turn a group of people into a team?

How do you turn a group of people into a team?

Extract from “How do you turn a group of people into a team?” by Leanne Schaeffer, Boileau Communications. It’s not uncommon for companies to require different skill sets for different positions. That’s very true for our company. What makes a great...

Management Type

At the core of who we are is what we do and what we like to do. Or as Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project says, “you can choose what you do, you cannot choose what you like to do. I don’t like having to try to make myself like things. I want to spend more...
Do You Have the Synergistic Advantage?

Do You Have the Synergistic Advantage?

Whatever new business books or articles you read today, the word ADVANTAGE is looming somewhere in the text. We hear a lot about competitive advantage. I just read an article on collaborative advantage. So, here comes one more—synergistic advantage. For the past...
Your Environment has EVERYTHING to do with your results!

Your Environment has EVERYTHING to do with your results!

Are you someone who sits at your desk, or work space and wants to shout—I can’t get any work done here! You’re not alone. Only one in every two average U.S employees believes that their current workspace design encourages innovation and creativity. In addition, these...

The Performance Conundrum

Getting the Right People On the Bus through Performance Forecasting For those who attended the plenary session at ICMA’s 2006 annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, these words from conference keynoter and author Jim Collins provided solemn comfort in an era...