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How to earn your team's devotion

I’ve just read a great post by S Alexander Haslam (University of Queensland) and Stephen D Reicher (University of St Andrews in Scotland). They wrote the best sentence I’ve ever read about leadership: 221 more words

Personal Skills

Cliffy's Shots of Wit - #25

Click the link below to see Cliffy’s Shot of Wit #25, along with the back story of how it came to be (feel free to share with friends)… 156 more words

High-performing teams - a checklist

I’ve just been inviting delegates to a High Performing Team event. It reminded me that I hadn’t put the core requirements for creating a high-performing team on the blog. 524 more words


Stay in the fight

Years ago I was the leader of a volunteer organization that I led with all my strength.  We all really believed in the mission and worked hard to achieve our goals.  339 more words


Crucial Conversations and Managing the People in Your Life

It’s Saturday, and that time again to share with you another insight-laden article that will certainly skyrocket the mental side of your tennis game. I’m posting a day earlier than usual because I’ll be at my girlfriend’s today, and likely for a substantial amount of time tomorrow. 709 more words

Changes in the business environment and how they affect you

I was asked the other day how trends in the business environment are affecting managers. Where to start …

Business complexity is increasing exponentially, so understanding the big picture and using systems thinking are becoming more important. 640 more words

Personal Skills

Becoming the Leader for Today's Millennial

Last spring I raced a half marathon and recorded a time close to my personal record for that distance. In the fall, six months later, I raced another half marathon put on by the same race series, in the same city, expecting a similar course and outcome. 1,163 more words