What teams should be reading in 2018

What teams should be reading in 2018

Outside of a dog a book is man’s best friend. Inside a dog it’s too dark to read. – Groucho Marx Essential self-help books must do more than inspire. The best ones also offer practical skills that anyone can learn and train themselves to master.  I refuse to...
Transparency: You keep using that word, but…

Transparency: You keep using that word, but…

What does “transparency” even mean? The other day, a friend exploded through my door with this rant: “You can’t tell us that we are supposed to be transparent in our operations, then refuse to share our project plan with your own boss! In the same...
Tell us what your team struggles with

Tell us what your team struggles with

Extraordinary teams are rare. Most of us are more familiar with what it feels like to work on an unsatisfactory or average team. Why? Because teams are made up of people – and individual people are complex. When you bring together a collection of individuals,...