10 Rules Great Teams Live By

10 Simple Rules Great Teams live by Keep it simple When in doubt there is no doubt Start with the end in mind Never stop building and tweaking the team Talent Diversity is mission critical Never Stop doing things together Establish boundaries and continue to re-assess Intellectual & emotional intelligence are key…you have to have both! Individual & Team confidence & humility go hand-in-hand Must be hungry for results to be on the team! Keep it simple It’s really not that difficult or complex. We tend to over complicate things. Every aspect of what great teams do is...

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Thinking & Acting Differently – The Power of Negative Thinking!

Thinking and acting differently to achieve success! At a recent strategic planning session with a client one of my guest speakers talked about his method of thinking and acting that he believed had a significant impact on his success in both life and at work. As I have heard before he said he always begins with the “end in mind” and then work backwards, or as he put it “reverse engineered from the end to the start”. Now this is not new to most of us. But what was interesting is he spoke about his reverse engineering by thinking about what could go wrong at every stage...

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Learning from a Magician!

If you are open to it you can learn from all activities! I recently had the pleasure of having a magician, David Jans participate in a client strategic management session. He was gracious enough to walk us through a number of his tricks with commentary on what he did to visualize and then map out each of his tricks. It was really interesting to see how he approached a new act…here are a few of his thoughts as take aways for me; From the Magician – David Jans The power of the “magician’s force”…guided outcomes with leading questions. He guided us along the...

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