Let’s face it: there is no such a company where literally everyone agrees with each other and where conflicts do not rise. Armed with this realization, what matters isn’t only how you’ll be able to keep the misunderstandings among coworkers to a minimum but also how to address them once the inevitable happens. After all, » Read More
Category Archives: Team Dynamics
In a refreshing interview, CEO Jim Franklin shares his company’s views on employee engagement. SendGrid’s approach to job design is both exhilarating and gutsy.
In today’s fast-paced, globally-connected business world in which we live, an organization’s successes and failures can be tweeted across the Internet in a matter of seconds. A knee jerk reaction of many organizational leaders is to clamp down on the amount of information shared internally, with hopes of minimizing risk to the organization. Many times » Read More
Are Leaders Born Or Made? This is not an original question. It has been debated for years in books, on line, and in both corporate and academic classrooms. But I would like to offer a fresh perspective. I had the pleasure of hearing Barry Posner, bestselling co-author of The Leadership Challenge, speak some years back. » Read More
“If we all did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”– Thomas A. Edison I love to read books that inspire me to think new ideas. The book that is inspiring me now is The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander. The premise of this book is » Read More
I started the season with great anticipation. This was my first time coaching soccer in a league with over 6000 kids. I decided to get involved in coaching this season (like many fathers) as a way to connect with my third grade daughter. I felt a strong pull, not only for her, but for the » Read More