3 Tips for Leading Remote Teams

The growth of the global economy and China’s rise has placed a tremendous emphasis upon remote teams. But how do you lead and engage your team members when you can’t see them?

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I Think . . .

Many of the “facts” within organizations are actually assumptions or opinions. Learning to tell the facts from fiction will save you and your organization a lot of headaches.

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Is Lack of Accountability Endemic in Your Organization?

Over the last few years I have seen a large increase in the number of clients who are bemoaning the ‘lack of accountability’ at all levels in their organization. After working with many of them to define what “lack of accountability” actually meant, I started to notice a pattern. The dictionary definition of accountability is, […]

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Employee Engagement: HR Fad or a Real Concern?

The recession has increased uncertaintly in the workplace, along with stress, longer working hours and a feeling of alienation by employees. Under these circumstances, how do you keep your employees engaged so they don’t walk out the door?

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Are You Ready for Executive Coaching?

Coaching can be an effective tailored development tool for executives and managers. But how do you know if Executive Coaching is right for you?

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No Time for Leadership Development?

Now more than ever, companies need strong, skilled leaders to help them prosper in an uber-competitive world. While honing leadership skills to a razor sharpness is key, executives have always struggled to find time for leadership development. So how can your executives solve the dilemma of time versus improving leadership skills?

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8 Warning Signs That Your Project is Doomed

Have you ever started a team project that seemed like a no-brainer, only to see it fail? Here are 8 warning signs that your team isn’t aligned and your project is heading toward failure.

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You Might Be a Consultant if…

you ask the waiter what the restaurant’s core competencies are.
 you decide to reorganize your family into a “team-based organization.”
 you think that it’s actually efficient to write a ten page paper with six other people you don’t know.
 you believe you never have any problems in your life, just “issues” and “improvement opportunities.”
 you […]

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The World Cup

We hope you enjoy this latest consultant joke.

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The Scientist and the Cockroach

Assumptions and perceptions, and the inaccurate conclusions they lead to, have been the topic of many jokes over the years. Here’s one we hope you’ll enjoy.

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