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May 6, 2021

Building High-Performing Teams

2021-05-06T18:04:24+00:00May 6th, 2021|Performance Blog|

A challenge for any leader is assembling and stimulating a team that performs efficiently and effectively to achieve a high level of success.  For leaders facing this challenge, there is a proven and workable 4-step process for building high-performing teams [...]

Mar 30, 2021

Team Decision Making and Satisfaction

2021-03-30T15:46:45+00:00March 30th, 2021|Performance Blog|

In any successful organization, certain decisions are best made by teams--especially when those teams must take responsibility for and act on those decisions.  An interesting study analyzed how team members’ attitudes and perceptions developed before and during team decision-making.  The [...]

Mar 22, 2021

Overcoming Adversity to Thrive

2021-03-22T18:42:15+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Performance Blog|

Few would argue against these being challenging times.  Almost all of us--either individually or collectively--are staring adversity in the face daily and seeking ways to thrive in this difficult period. A 32-year longitudinal study of children from 'at risk' backgrounds [...]

Mar 2, 2021

The Personality of Champions

2021-03-02T17:20:53+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Performance Blog|

Sports organizations are constantly in search of high-performing athletes who can contribute to a team's success. Predicting success in sports, however, is a daunting task. A recent study may provide some empirical evidence that high-performers or more aptly, champions, possess [...]

Feb 22, 2021

The 6 Factors That Develop Excellence

2021-02-22T17:32:07+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Performance Blog|

Those who achieve the greatest success in business, sport, or life consistently employ psychological skills and behavioral actions that optimize both focus and learning which enable them to successfully negotiate the inevitable challenges of positive growth and change. In contrast, [...]

Jan 14, 2021

The Leadership Qualities That Matter Most

2021-01-14T19:53:30+00:00January 14th, 2021|Performance Blog|

Given the importance of leadership, many organizations substantially invest in developing their current and future leaders.  They have thoughtful and effective leadership development programs that combine training, practice, and cultivation--all intended to professionally grow and nurture leaders. Like many organizations, the Unites [...]

Dec 22, 2020

What Effective Virtual Leaders Do

2020-12-22T13:22:03+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Performance Blog|

The COVID-19 pandemic has made virtual teams a reality in almost every organization.  Having proven effective, convenient and cost-effective, virtual represents a new team dynamic that is here to stay. New team dynamics require new leadership skills. With team members [...]

Dec 11, 2020

The Ethical Leader

2020-12-11T18:30:31+00:00December 11th, 2020|Performance Blog|

The advantages of being an unethical leader tend to be few and short-lived.  A quick profit, a deceptive use of resources, an illusory promise may gain an easy advantage, but those deceived are not likely let it happen a second [...]

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