Teams That Trust

Leadership, Management Tips, Teamwork.

We all want to be on a team where people trust one another. The environment is friendly, cooperative and often innovative. There is a positive pulse that is almost palpable. We look forward to being with the people at work. Regrettably, untrusting teams seem to be more the norm. Why? As usual, sports teams offer… Read more »

Power Partners

Leadership, Management Tips, Teamwork.

Several years ago I recognized a common phenomenon when working with teams. It would begin like this: I would meet with the manager of the team to assess needs and analyze team dynamics prior to designing a training program or consulting project. The manager would proceed to tell me about two individuals (sometimes more) who… Read more »

Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

Teamwork, Videos.

“Teamwork begins by building trust.” — Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable Recently I had the privilege of hearing Patrick Lencioni speak at a conference of Wiley Publishing, with whom we partner. Lencioni, a renowned author, spoke about why teamwork is so important and the 5 key behaviors of a cohesive… Read more »