What do You Tolerate With Your Team and What Does That Say About You?

By | January 23rd, 2017|Blog|

I recently heard a speaker named Eric Coryell, who spoke about creating and leading accountable teams. Among many other things, he said something that struck me, which was, “You get the team you tolerate.” Basically, [...]

Stand Behind Your Team

By | January 11th, 2017|Blog|

With the Super Bowl only a few weeks away, football teams enter into the playoffs and this season will draw to a close. After another exciting season of wins and losses, one of my favorite [...]

Characteristics of a Dysfunctional Team

By | August 15th, 2014|Blog|

In his book "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team," business guru Patrick M. Lencioni describes the following interrelated issues that can negatively impact the performance of a team: Absence of trust — Highly effective teams are characterized [...]

Mix It Up to Build a Solid Team

By | September 12th, 2013|Blog|

When hiring for a new or existing position, consider it an opportunity to improve your team. It is no different than recruiting for a football or baseball team – there is often a salary cap [...]

Team Environment vs. Family Environment in the Workplace

By | August 15th, 2013|Blog|

In building and sustaining a healthy workplace culture, it’s necessary to ask the question, “are we a team here, or are we a family?” A team has a common goal. The needs and positions of [...]