Growing Teams

How to Increase Color in Your Diversity Leadership Jar

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How to Increase Color in Your Diversity Leadership Jar

“We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.”      – Max de Pree

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Embracing Duality

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Embracing Duality

In life, we often have to deal with and explore dualities of life and how to recognize two independent, universal principles such as light and dark, life and death, good and evil. As leaders, we also address dualities between vulnerability and strength or exclusion and inclusion.

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Warring Tribes or Working Leaders

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Warring Tribes or Working Leaders

A few years ago, after the merger of two companies, employees were jockeying for new positions, withholding information, sabotaging each other and demonstrating workplace incivility.

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Collaborative Leadership: How to Avoid Fears and Traps

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Collaborative Leadership: How to Avoid Fears and Traps

…collaborative leaders who have built strong cross-functional relationships and trust are more likely to commit to enterprise-wide goals rather than their own individual or business unit goals. They focus on doing what is right for the organization as a whole.

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Future Leaders: How to Bridge the Talent Gap

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Future Leaders: How to Bridge the Talent Gap

To win the war for talent, organizations need the equipment and tools to build a “learn, change, and grow” culture. Research consistently indicates that the most important factors in developing and retaining talent are engagement and professional development.

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How to Ensure Your Purpose Drives Alignment

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How to Ensure Your Purpose Drives Alignment

While effective leaders live on purpose, they also have a responsibility to ensure that their employees find purpose in what they do. There is a direct correlation between satisfying work and an organization’s vision and purpose.

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Pruning Shears and Leadership Courage

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Pruning Shears and Leadership Courage

Rather than constantly looking for and adding new products and services, smart leaders eliminate what is nonessential and focus attention on what is most valuable to their organizations and teams.

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The Force Awakens…New Leadership Frontiers in 2016

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The Force Awakens…New Leadership Frontiers in 2016

What do you want to do differently as a leader? Consider putting “AWAKEN LEARNING” at the top of the list.

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Gifts of Leadership: What Employees Say at the Dinner Table

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Gifts of Leadership: What Employees Say at the Dinner Table

With each interaction, leaders have an opportunity to give a GIFT to employees – helpful feedback, advice, compliments, suggestions, lessons learned, etc. Take an inventory to determine your effectiveness.

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How Smart is Your Team?

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How Smart is Your Team?

We expect our teams to be agile and effective in solving problems, establishing strategy and making decisions. Leaders can help ensure that their teams are working “smart” by encouraging and facilitating in ways that help team members use their collective intelligence to adapt to changing situations. Click below for more information.

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