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Accountability Leadership - Manage and Teach Accountability at Work

Former American football coach Lou Holtz once said, “The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it.” It’s understandable why the term accountability has such an ominous sound to it. It implies blame, shame, and atonement. However,...

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Optimizing Team Dynamics

Some teams just have the flow. They deliver. People generally like them and they usually click with clients. Some of them see each other outside of work. You know the type. And you wonder - How come my team isn't like that? Why does it always seem like they’re all just biding...

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How to give behavioral feedback to your team

 

It’s always a pleasure to celebrate wins with your team and praise them for a job well done. Positive feedback, which reinforces exemplary behavior is not often something team leaders have a problem with. Most team leaders understand the importance of affirmation and encouragement...

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Mission-Driven Non Profits and Their Challenge with Artificial Harmony

In one of his best books called, The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business, Patrick Lencioni says,

“Nowhere does the tendency toward artificial harmony show itself more than in mission-driven non-profit organizations. People in those organizations tend to...

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