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Merit or trust?

A little while ago, at a conference, I gave a presentation on team dynamics. During my presentation, someone in the audience asked for advice on what should be done to establish relationships of trust between team members. This allowed us...

/ March 3, 2016
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Why I became a Management 3.0 facilitator

Do you know Melly Shum? Melly is the person who represented on an iconic billboard in Rotterdam (Netherlands). The billboard has been around for over twenty years. When you look at Melly in the picture, she looks like any other...

/ February 25, 2016
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Why change?

In a previous post, I’ve briefly covered why we should consider team coaching an investment as well as the success criteria required to make it a profitable investment for the organization. When we decide to bring change that requires coaching,...

/ January 26, 2016
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At the end of my leash!

Back in 2012, I attended a training event by CultureSync called Leadership Unleashed. It was a great event and I learned many things in the various sessions. One of the notions I picked up that still lives in my head...

/ December 10, 2015
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Why should you invest in your teams?

I often tell people that it’s important to understand that real team coaching is a long-term investment for any business. Given our hectic lifestyle, this notion is rapidly forgotten by executives who mainly seek to increase productivity in the short...

/ November 26, 2015
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Live with intentionality!

Do you sometimes act without thinking about consequences? Do you sometimes simply say out loud what comes to your mind without measuring the potential impact of your words? Do your words and actions sometimes lack alignment? What could possibly change...

/ October 22, 2015
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Leaders, teams and garage leagues

For many years, I played hockey in different garage leagues close to where I live. Picture for a moment twenty guys, forty years old and over, desperately trying to create their personal Sportscenter highlight reel moment, all the while claiming...

/ April 3, 2015
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Awaken dormant leaders!

I have a secret to tell you: I discovered in the last couple of years that I have an internal detector for dormant leaders. Do you know any in your organization? Dormant leaders are those people with enormous leadership potential...

/ March 11, 2015
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How leaders take responsibility for their impact

In our lives we have a lot more impact on what happens around us as well as on the people surrounding us than we care to believe.  As leaders, it is important for us to understand the impact we really...

/ July 4, 2014
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And what if leadership was a permission?

The workplace is changing.  The new and exciting workplaces are focusing on creating an environment where employees will feel more engaged and involved in their work.  We are going through a generation change in the workplace where old leadership methods...

/ June 20, 2014