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Episode 17: Can Competition Be Good for a Team? podcast team building Apr 19, 2022

What is motivating to one person isn’t motivating at all to another. And as a leader, you’ve probably figured out that not all incentives work the same. 

“Some people on my team are motivated by competition. How could I nurture a little competition without compromising...

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Bring Out the Best in Your Team: Invest in Success learning styles team building Apr 06, 2022

A new initiative means new learning on the horizon for most of us. Even without an initiative the pursuit of learning helps every team member contribute at their best. How can you get the most from any learning journey to bring out the best in your team?

Keep it Simple and Easy to Learn

We...

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Bring out the Best in Your Compassionate Connectors learning styles team building Mar 30, 2022

Did you know learning can be as much about gathering resources as it is about knowledge acquisition? Talia knows this because she is a compassionate connector and her heart compels her to always be on the lookout for what people need – resources, books, knowledge – then actively learn...

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Bring out the Best in Your Strategic Thinkers learning styles team building Mar 23, 2022

Sofia’s thinking brain was always on, strategizing and seeing all the interconnected parts. When faced with a complex issue or something she didn’t know much about, her thinking brain would simply “dial up” more thinking. Learning and thinking are like synonyms for her, so...

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Bring out the Best in Your Bridge Builders learning styles team building Mar 16, 2022

With his bridge builder learning style, Terrance was always looking for the next new thing to do at his job. If he was in the same role for 2 years he would start getting bored and looking for the next opportunity. 

The inspiration to learn and grow comes from engaging opportunities or...

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Bring out the Best in Your Problem Solvers learning styles team building Mar 09, 2022

Is there someone on your team who harbors impatience when it comes to meetings? You schedule a planning day or a training day and they are less than enthusiastic about it. It’s probably not about you or the plans. It could be about their learning style. These are people who are motivated by...

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Bring out the Best in Your Team learning styles team building Mar 02, 2022

Ever notice how different two siblings from the same family can be? I bet you’ve looked around at your own family or someone else’s and asked: “How can two kids who are so different come from the same parents?” It’s likely those parents thought they had this...

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Episode 5: Write a Job Description that Fits Right podcast team building Jan 25, 2022

"We need to make some role changes on our team. Should I write the job description around their strengths or based on what the organization needs?"


SO, WHAT ARE THEIR STRENGTHS?

This might be a really good time to use assessments if you haven’t. Or, pull out old assessment results that...

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How to be an influential leader of a virtual team team building Mar 11, 2021

In global companies, leveraging influence with a virtual team is not a new way to lead. For those of us that live and lead almost exclusively in a local world, however, our efforts to build relationships and influence others have been in person. What a challenge this last year has been learning...

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Get the Most Out of Your Assessments team building Jan 21, 2021

Have you ever felt stuck in your career and wondering if you will ever find a fit? Is there a  person on your team that just doesn’t get it no matter how you try to say it? Have you been trying to mentor that new hire, but noticing a disconnect between how you are teaching and what...

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