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Leading with Purpose

Why does your team exist?  Do you know?  Would your understanding be the same as each of your colleagues in your team?  If a new member of your team joined, would they get the same reply from each team member they asked?  566 more words


Common Purpose: Global Leader Experiences 14 - 17 Feb 2017


  • You don’t have to agree with people, but you have to understand them.
  • Words are culturally interpreted, not by their face values; therefore, bear different meanings and impact on different people.
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Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes

This is the third post on the theme, the five dysfunctions of a team.

The first two are available here:

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Een beknopte inleiding in het begrip organisatiecultuur.
Om de leesbaarheid te bevorderen gebruikt ik regelmatig de term ‘cultuur’. Waar dat het geval is wordt ‘organisatiecultuur’ bedoeld. 1,722 more words

People And Teams

Lessons In Leadership: Trying Too Hard To Be Liked

I’m starting a “Lessons In Leadership” series. These are real lessons I’ve learned starting out as a leader in the Canadian Armed Forces. As I reflect back, I think of all the mistakes and errors I’ve made, the way only time and experience can truly illustrate how naive I really was.The best part is, most of these lessons were actually taught to me in some briefing or lecture before I learned them the hard way. 565 more words


The Command Team Concept: Combining Executive and Experience

The leadership function when leading team is traditionally seen as a 1 person show. I would like to propose something slightly different….

What I’m getting at is the concept of the Command Team. 352 more words


Don’t Let Your Ego Get In the Way Of A Good Idea: 3 Ways to Collaborate Better

There is a notion that people shouldn’t question their leader’s direction. Questioning direction has been viewed as not being a team layer, undermining, or having a bad attitude. 1,025 more words