Category: Team Management

What’s New with Leading Teams?

By Michael J Griffin, Founder ELAvate! My evergreen definition of World Class Teams comes from the 1993 classic “Wisdom of Teams” by Dr. Katzenbach and Dr. Smith of Harvard: “A team is a small number of people with complementary skills

Expanding Your Team’s Capabilities in 2018

Leadership Blog #94 — Expanding Your Team’s Capabilities in 2018

An Achieve+Forum Tool to Boost Team Productivity With the right preparation, coaching, and guidance, your teams can take on many tasks and responsibilities once reserved for you or your managers in 2018. To expand your team’s capabilities to do this,

What Are You Doing to Build Your Culture of Accountability?

Leadership Blog #83 — What Are You Doing to Build Your Culture of Accountability?

Accountability may mean different things to different people but surely, accountability begins with the leader. Many leaders, however, finds holding their team accountable a challenge. “Leaders have not yet harnessed the untapped potential for accountability that resides in their organizations”, one

8 Trust Busters that Can Damage Your Leadership

Leadership Blog #82 — 8 Trust Busters that Can Damage Your Leadership

Last week I wrote a blog post on the “trust busters” that get in the way of sales people building relationships with customers. That got me thinking about “leadership trust busters.” Trust is the “glue” that holds teams together and

Before You Correct a Chronic Performance Problem – Use the Checklist

Leadership Blog #70 — Before You Correct a Chronic Performance Problem – Use the Checklist

Many leaders have difficulty managing a team member’s performance that is not up to standard. Discussing a performance problem responsibly and in a timely manner is an important part of your role as a leader. If you let a performance problem

3 Effective Ways to Engage Your Team

Leadership Blog #58 - 3 Effective Ways to Engage Your Team

I’m excited to share with you that the leadership segment of AchieveGlobal will be coming together with The Forum Corporation to bring you the best in leadership development solutions. Read the press release to know more » A recent leadership research from The

Inspiring Caring for Others

Leadership Blog #57 - Inspiring Caring for Others

Recently, I came across Tim Elmore’s blog post “Five Shifts We Must Make According to Harvard” and thought of sharing it with you. In it, Tim shared a report released from the project “Making Caring Common” at the Harvard Graduate

Dr. John C. Maxwell Voted the Top Leadership Expert by INC Magazine and the American Management Association

Dr. John C. Maxwell Voted the Top Leadership Expert

The title of this blog says it! Dr. Maxwell has been voted the top leadership expert for 2015 by these two prestigious organizations. The web links for these two announcements are found at the end of this blog. I was

Leading Virtually

Leading Virtually

Teams made up of unseen people dispersed among different parts of the world is a common reality in business today. The benefits of virtual teams are rapidly being recognised as globalization and technology advances makes it convenient and appealing to

Listening: One of the Best Kept Secrets of Leaders

Listening

Good leaders don’t just magically produce a vision. First, they gather intelligence by listening to the people who interact with the world in various situations at different levels. But listening is not easy: conversation is usually divided between two states:

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Michael       Amit            Anne

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Mali             Nirupama