05
Jul

Inspiring Your Team To High Performance

Being in the leadership and team development space, I keep a close watch on what models, tools and products people talk and write about. I continue to be amazed by how frequently I read stories...

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05
Jun

Speeding Up Trust by Giving Grace, Connecting with Co-workers

Trust is the foundation of every cohesive team and needs to be strong for your team to succeed.

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19
May

Taming the Monsters: Four Elements of Effective Feedback

Whether you’re collaborating with the writers of Pixar’s animated movie Monsters Inc. to refine the story line or giving feedback on a project to a peer at the office, you know that those are some...

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18
May

The Power of Knowing Your Personal Values

What are your personal values?

We talk a lot about how to create healthier organizations and how to be a better leader. At the start of that though, is recognizing that everyone has their own set...

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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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10
May

My Unexpected Education About The Power of Vulnerability-Based Trust

Later today I have the extreme pleasure to deliver the keynote address at an All Staff meeting for the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program. These...

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04
May

Leader Standard Work and Process Roundings

 

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27
Apr

Value of Vulnerability-Based Trust

trust is the basis of cohesive teamwork

Trust is the basis of any real, cohesive, teamwork. But what does that really mean? And why is vulnerability-based trust the thing that all teams need to...

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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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13
Apr

A Deeper Definition and Expectation of Trust

Trust is important in all human relationships. This is especially true in business where we may not have personal trust-based relationships as we do with our close friends and family.  While we can...

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