How A Crisis Crystallizes Values

How A Crisis Crystallizes Values

I was with a client’s executive team when the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak became clear. Like a lot of leadership teams, they were grappling with a lot of questions: How serious is this pandemic, really? How do we sort facts from hype or complacency? How should...
How To Get Your Team Back On Track

How To Get Your Team Back On Track

It can happen to the best leaders. Some catalyst like a new team player, a miscommunication, jealousy, or fear creates a dynamic that derails your team’s performance. Here’s how to identify it and get your team back on track. The best leaders know how to...
Is Your Team On Track?

Is Your Team On Track?

Have you ever woken up one day wondering “Is our team on track or off in a ditch?”   It’s a fair question because while the map to peak team performance is charted, it’s not always easy to know whether you’re on the path or bushwhacking at any given time.  You’ll...
Should You Trust Your Teammates?

Should You Trust Your Teammates?

The credit belongs to the man… who at best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor...
How to Turn a Team Fight Into Play

How to Turn a Team Fight Into Play

I could see Claire slump a little in her chair. She was a very senior leader in her company and had been charged with leading a decision team through the evaluation of a major strategic choice, one that would dramatically shift the business model of the company by...

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