Tag Archives: Team building

Management Coaching Advice for Joe Girardi

by Marshall Goldsmith Joe Girardi became the coach of the New York Yankees in 2008. I was recently asked what leadership advice I would give him.  Think of this in the context of being a new leader, succeeding someone who was very … Continue reading

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Quiet, Please: I’m an Introvert and Proud of It

by Helen Whelan I love to listen. I’d much rather ask questions than talk. I like to receive information and think about what is being said. Sometimes, I’ve been asked whether “I get it”. Often that has been code to … Continue reading

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Creative Leadership that Fosters an Innovative Mindset

By Chic Thompson A creative leader is part alchemist, part diplomat. They are always looking for imaginative ways to influence people to achieve their vision and harness their organization’s creative energy. At the heart of creative leadership is the ability … Continue reading

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Winning a Jack Welch HR Gossip Assessment

“With typical candor and color, Jack Welch said, ‘We always had one hell-of-ah gossip session after every meeting.’ I’ve heard of the meeting before the meeting to organize and plan outcomes. But I’d never heard of the meeting after the … Continue reading

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Team Building Tips from Great Leaders

Boosting entrepreneurship and small business so jobs are created is the focus of the new StartUp Partnership America, a private/public sector initiative chaired by former AOL co-founder Steve Case.  While creating jobs is certainly needed, taking care of employees is equally important from a talent management resource issue. Your team … Continue reading

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Retain Your Great Employees

by Michael Lee Stallard Several facts recently caught my attention. In 1940, 7.7 percent of Americans lived in one-person households. By 2000, that number more than tripled to 25.8 percent.  (In Manhattan, 48 percent of all households were one-person households … Continue reading

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Bumping a High Performer into Management

You know the scenario. Very competent high performer is bumped up into management. This new manager, Sue, has knocked it out of the ballpark with her sales performance. Now, the boss wants her to lead a team, hoping she will be able … Continue reading

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Online Corporate Training to Effectively Manage Change

There are so many forces of change we can’t control: the ups and downs of the economy and the stock market, competition, a merger, layoffs, technology, etc. You name it, it’s coming at you and your organization all the time. The important fact … Continue reading

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The Human Part of Leadership

George Washington wasn’t considered a great leader just because he was a President or a general. Certainly those titles would confer upon him a lofty place as a leader. But, as Michael Lee Stallard recently wrote he embodied leadership through relationship, … Continue reading

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