Collaboration is the new way to work. Walls are being removed and collaboration points are being designed into workplaces. Though collaboration isn’t new, it is being revived. In a world of extreme connectedness, collaboration is rising as a strategic and practical way to gain a competitive advantage. At the core of collaboration is trust. Without » Read More
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You hear a lot about strengths. I’m a huge fan of the whole focus on strengths led by Marcus Buckingham & Donald O. Clifton in their book, Now Discover Your Strengths and followed by Tom Rath and the Gallup folks with their books Strengthsfinder 2.0 and Strengths Based Leadership (by Rath with Barry Conchie). Before » Read More
Business leaders today face an often tough climate in which to succeed. The protracted recession has taken its toll. Where one might expect to find employees ‘grateful to have a job’, as one business owner I consulted with lately said (with a straight face, which I found disheartening), instead I talk to employees who are » Read More
This post by Tristan Bishop was originally published on his KnowledgeBishop’s Mission blog. A salty tear rolled past the border of my digital 3-D glasses.”It’s a cartoon, dad!” said my incredulous 11-year-old, “why are you CRYING?” The Saturday matinee was a cove of contrast: 400 giggling, wiggling kids: 150 weeping parents, each experiencing Toy Story » Read More
The May Webinar is WORK LIFE FLOW: FIXING THE HOLE IN THE CORPORATE SOUL by Anne Perschel of Germane Consulting. The webinar will be held Monday, May 3, 2010 at 11:30 Eastern.
Everyone is “a natural” at something. Think about it. I’m sure you know someone who is naturally gifted, endowed with more of a particular talent. If you’re like me, sometimes you get tempted to envy them. But you’re a natural at some things, too! In Strengths Finder 2.0  Tom Rath used the 34 “themes” » Read More
The more I study leadership, the more a simple truth seems to invade mind: your leadership will improve based on your ability to constructively reflect on your experiences. The quality of your reflection directly affects the quality of your leadership. There are people who seem to naturally lead well. They easily attract followers and motivate » Read More