15
May

How “all business” can hurt business: Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

Water cooler talk and the foundation of trust

The term “water cooler talk” has become so derogatory that I fear people are not maintaining proper hydration at work. But can water cooler talk be a...

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04
May

Leader Standard Work and Process Roundings

 

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21
Apr

Trust and Washington State Legislature

“How was your weekend?” - Idle chit chat or bedrock of legislative budget negotiations?

I’m an NPR listener. Now I’m an even bigger fan. On April 17, as I was preparing to facilitate a session on...

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10
Apr

Creating Better Flow at King County Wastewater

How a growing county attacked a growing problem

In 2015, King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division was celebrating its 50th year. While celebrating five decades of cleaning up Puget Sound and...

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05
Feb

Brett Cooper Keynote Speaker At Washington State Leadership Event

We're excited to announce that Brett Cooper, Managing Partner at Integris Performance Advisors, will be the keynote speaker at Washington state's next Leadership event: A Practical Approach to...

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