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Nov 18, 2014

Leadership: Get REAL!

By |2016-12-20T12:23:54+00:00November 18th, 2014|Business Development, Influence, Leadership, Team-Building|

Seems like I've been asked to discuss "TEAM" a lot this year; how to build a great team, determine why some teams fail so completely and provide some helpful insights into behaviors (good and bad) that are present in all teams. At a recent All-Team Conference, I delivered a presentation entitled, "Your Team Sucks-Now What?" [...]

May 28, 2014

Full-Throttle Leadership: Capability, Responsibility & Influence

By |2016-12-20T12:23:55+00:00May 28th, 2014|Influence, Leadership, Passion-Power-Purpose|

There is a popular saying in the Harley-Davidson motorcycle community; “If I have to explain it, you wouldn't understand." Bikers have a hard time explaining "IT” – our deep appreciation for the freedom we feel when riding – to those who don’t have the same connection to this shared experience. When we ride, we instinctively [...]

Mar 21, 2014

Team-building: Is the JUICE worth the SQUEEZE?

By |2016-12-20T12:23:55+00:00March 21st, 2014|Team-Building|

Organizations do strange things in the name of "team building." Most of it fails spectacularly! For too long team building has been nothing more than simple games poorly executed and resulting in a false sense of team solidarity. Ineffective races, relays and networking events are the norm. You don't build great teams by getting participants to compete [...]