teams

Ask Google if you want to know what makes teams work

I don’t mean type it into their browser (that will get you over 77 million results). I mean ask them about the research they did on how teams can be made more effective. As a Certified Team Performance Coach, I am passionate about finding out what makes great teams tick.…

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ME ME ME! The unwritten rules of a toxic culture

There is no letter “I” in team, but there certainly are the letters “M-E”. Sometimes, this is not the fault of the individual. It is the fault of the organization that has allowed the formation of a toxic culture. People cannot work in teams, even if they wish to do…

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Business Development is a Team Sport (Part 2)

Eventually, I convince most people that working as teams is the best decision you can make to continuously improve your performance. Our research has shown that the willingness to rely on others is the common success factor across all domains. Consistently high performers are open to coaching and sharing the workload with…

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It Takes a Team to Tango (Part 3 of 3)

Learning to tango takes at least two people. It takes great instructors and proper instructional design (NO POWERPOINT DECKS). It takes learning the fundamentals, doing drills and engaging in deliberate practice. However, it also takes dancing. This may seem pretty obvious, but how many times have you been through training where…

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It Takes a Team to Tango (Part 2 of 3)

If you are going to learn how to tango, you might as well go to the place of its birth to do so. As mentioned in the first part of this series, we decided to spend our first evening in Buenos Aires with two private dance instructors until the wee hours…

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Teams, Tribes, and Communities: FREE CHAPTER

Thank you to all of the people that have come to our sessions and read our book, The Art, Science, & Grit of High Performance in Business. One of the biggest takeaways is that there is no special genetic code or secret training regimen that creates high performers in any…

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