Chances are you have heard the phrase “groupthink” and if so you have a justifiably negative feeling about the idea. Chances are probably even better that you haven’t heard the phrase “teamthink”, and that is the point of this article. The word and idea of groupthink was popularized in the early 1970’s based on a […]
Charlie Brown. He is one of the best-known fictional characters of the last 75 years (though he first appeared in a different strip earlier, the first Peanuts Strip was published October 2, 1950). He is known by many as a lovable loser, has been often bullied, and called names (“You Blockhead, Charlie Brown!”). Charles Schultz, […]
Trust is something we’d all like more of. We’d like to be able to trust more people more. And we’d all like more people to trust us more too. These are universally true statements, even for those who have lots of trusting relationships. While this is true, it only considers part of what trust even […]
You want an intelligent team, right? Here are five ways to help you build one! [Tweet “If you want a more intelligent team, allow more people the time and space to share their perspectives.”] Listen to the audio-only version of this episode. Learn more about the Remarkable Leadership Workshop.
The saying goes, absence makes the heart grow fonder. While that may be true in some cases, another old saying is also true: Out of sight, out of mind. Both hold shades of truth for any of us wanting to communicate more effectively with people when we are separated by space. More often though, the […]