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7 Things Healthy Teams Check at the Door

Ron Edmondson

After a recent staff meeting, I was thinking about what makes our team at Grace Community Church healthy. I think healthy teams are intentionally created, so I’m consistently trying to make our environment better. 7 Traits of a Great Team Member.

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The September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September, 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale! Tanveer Naseer presents 4 Lessons On Team-Building I Learned From My Garden | posted at TanveerNaseer.com. Sometimes, the team gets over-excited by this grand vision and get stuck.

The November 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November 6, 2011 edition of leadership development carnival! Jennifer Miller presents Tag-Team Workplace Coaching posted at The People Equation saying "This is a story that shows that sometimes the best workplace coaching comes from someone other than a person’s boss".

Are You On Track For 2011?

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are You On Track For 2011? You’ve had 20 days to kick off 2011 the right way. Begin planning NOW for 2012.

Planning Path: Corporate Team Building Activity

Create Learning

Planning is a necessary part of EVERY TEAMS work. Having a process that works to clarify the Planning Path and develop a team process for planning will ensure that results are achieved and everyone on the team does their best work.

Planning; Nothing Magical Just Your Work

Create Learning

Planning is a necessary part of EVERYONES work – having a process that works to get plans started and accomplished greatly eases your stress and increases the likelihood of great work being done. It Unifies the organization and your planning process to make your team and leaders better.

First, the Plan – then the Execution

First Friday Book Synopsis

“If you don’t want to go to Plan B, have a good Plan A.” Alex, on Nikita “I love it when a plan comes together.” ” Colonel Jon “Hannibal” Smith, The A-Team ——— Here’s Chapter Eight of Toy Box Leadership: Leadership Lessons from the Toys You Loved as a Child by Ron Hunter Jr. & Randy's blog entries execution I love it when a plan comes together Michael E. Waddell Nikita planning Ron Hunter Jr.

First, the Plan – then the Execution

First Friday Book Synopsis

“If you don’t want to go to Plan B, have a good Plan A.” Alex, on Nikita “I love it when a plan comes together.” ” Colonel Jon “Hannibal” Smith, The A-Team ——— Here’s Chapter Eight of Toy Box Leadership: Leadership Lessons from the Toys You Loved as a Child by Ron Hunter Jr. & Randy's blog entries execution I love it when a plan comes together Michael E. Waddell Nikita planning Ron Hunter Jr.

LIFE Compensation Plan

Orrin Woodward

The launch of LIFE and the compensation plan for building communities of leaders is finally here! Imagine a compensation plan that doesn't top out at 25%, 35% or even 45%, but rewards through volume discounts up to 50%. It is here.

Favorites of 2011: Team Building & Leadership activities / simulations

Create Learning

With the end of the year approaching, this week is a great to share some of my favorites of 2011. Here is the schedule it may change; 12/27/11 – Photos of Teams. 12/29/11 – Team Building & Leadership activity (simulation). Planning Path. Plan:Do:Check:Act.

Planning Path: Corporate Team Building Activity

Create Learning

Planning is a necessary part of EVERY TEAMS work. Having a process that works to clarify the Planning Path and develop a team process for planning will ensure that results are achieved and everyone on the team does their best work.

Nine Steps for Creating and Maintaining Team Ownership of Ideas.

Kevin Eikenberry

Perhaps as you hear their ideas you get other new ones – commend the team for the inspiration and then add them too. Will these nine steps guarantee that your team will feel 100% ownership and commitment to what is said?

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Leadership Evaluation Summary & Observations 2011

Ron Edmondson

Recently I posted about the annual review process where our team evaluates me in my leadership of Grace Community Church. What am I currently adding to the team? Team Building. Long-term planning. Sometimes I’m guilty of neglecting to lead my own team.

How To Start Fresh In 2011. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 How To Start Fresh In 2011. We begin to hate ourselves and think we ‘lost our chance’ to change in 2011.

LIFE Leadership TEAM

Orrin Woodward

With TEAM in it's pre-launch phase of LIFE , numbers and excitement are peaking! With over 1500 in live attendance plus 760 TEAM Casts locations, with an average of 15-20 per house, this was the single biggest Open meeting in TEAM's history.

The Usefulness of SWOT Analysis Before Strategic Planning

Six Disciplines

Step Back , is to get your leadership team to use their experience and judgement to begin narrowing the focus of planning toward your organization's most important strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Decide What's Important , where the leadership team updates the strategic direction of the company for the upcoming year -- and, the repeatable cycle of the Six Disciplines strategy execution program begins again Leveraging strengths. Minimizing weaknesses.

“Sometimes I feel Like Team Building is Sweet Frosting on a Shit Cake”

Create Learning

This is a very honest post, about the struggle that I deal with in trying to make teams and leaders better. Bromides of – team excellence, Good-to-Great, Management By Objectives, etc… That we have all heard and wondered, what the fuck does that mean?

In A Complex Era, It Takes a lot of Collaboration – We Need Good Teams!

First Friday Book Synopsis

It was for the Dallas Estate Planning Council. Randy's blog entries Dallas Estate Planning Council Jerri Hammer Leadership Lessons of the U.S. I hope that all of my presentations are useful for the audiences in attendance. But on Thursday, I participated in a panel that was not only useful, but had a special element of “fun.” I was the non-expert on the panel – I was the “book guy.” [.].

Managerial Leadership Training Tool: Using DTC Operator Innovation Planning

Create Learning

Working with a team of 5 Executive Directors from a company that employs ~2000 people we identified a gap in the Managerial Leadership Training , Mentoring and coaching of employees prior to being promoted to a Manager Level within the company. Contact Mike … to make your team better.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

 Today I would like to shift gears and take a look ahead at what the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogging community sees in store for us in 2011.  Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011.

Creating A Life Plan. Today.

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Creating A Life Plan. My life plan system is comprised of four areas: Create A Purpose Statement.

The January Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2011 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

This month's edition is a special "Best of 2011" collection of leadership development blog posts from many of our regular Carnival contributors. Tim Vanderpyl, The LeaderLab (submitted by David Burkus): Save a Tree, Stop Strategic Planning. Does Succession Planning backfire?

Culture of Success: Preparation & Planning

The Leadership Advisor

Having a vision is important, but it must be complemented by preparation and planning. With a vision must come a plan. The preparation and planning isn’t to be done behind closed doors either.

How to pick a second-in-command | The Globe and Mail [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

leadership succession planning teamGood advice from Stanford Prof and author Bob Sutton.

The Demise of Strategic ANNUAL Planning

Six Disciplines

A while back, Harvard Business Review published an article: Stop making plans; start making decisions. Most executives view traditional strategic planning as worthless. Second, it unfolds unit by unit—with executive committee members visiting one unit at a time to review their strategic plans. First - don't view strategic planning as just an ANNUAL event! Use continuous issues-focused strategic planning - at least quarterly.

In Planning Why Does the By-When Matter?

Create Learning

Planning requires the boundaries of Goals ‘what-by-when’. Below is a series of action steps that must be achieved, each of these can have their own ‘by-when’ dates ( cascade of planning ) and this would be necessary for Delegated-Plans & goals to subordinates.

How Big is Your Big Picture?

Kevin Eikenberry

One of the roles of a leader is to provide the perspective that the rest of the team or organization might not see. Change Decision Making Leadership Leadership Communication Success 10000 year clock big picture Jeff Bezos long term planning perspectiveIt is easy to get caught up in the daily to-do list, the quarterly objectives and the rhythm of the calendar, and lose sight of the bigger picture, the larger goals, the [.].

LIFE Leadership TEAM

Orrin Woodward

With MonaVie providing their world-class products in the Fitness category and TEAM's top leadership trainers providing content for the other F's, LIFE is setting growth records! Larsen also identified that the compensation plans did not reward distributors appropriately for the level of work involved, leading to top networkers using system money fill the gap instead. It will on November 1, 2011. Don’t forget this is on top of MonaVie’s top notch compensation plan.

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Best Team Performance! Team Building Program

Create Learning

Contact Us …for the Best Team Performance ! What is the Best Team Performance? The Best Team Performance Team Building Program brings out the BEST of your team. Together solutions are found to challenging problems and the BEST of your team is discovered!

Planning: How To Create Plans That Get Work Done, Ease Your Stress & Make You Money

Create Learning

We all say that Planning is effective and necessary BUT we do a really bad job at planning. Many people see planning as just one step “ Goal-Setting ”…then wonder why no progress was made on the plan. Here is what you get; A step by step model for Creating and Executing Effective Plans ; that if followed and you do the work will generate profit for your team and/or you. Real Work Planning session with Mike (me).

D–Quick Choice: DiSC Team Building Activity

Create Learning

DiSC Team Building & Leadership simulations and activities can add application and understanding to your existing programs. Below is one example of a DiSC Team Development activity other development options; Using DiSC to create a shared language of team performance.

High Performance Team Development & Leadership Workshop with Executive MBA’s

Create Learning

Team development + Leadership. Team Building & Leadership Expert Michael Cardus. In the two days we covered; High Performance Team Development & Leadership. Accountability and Authority of Collegial teams.

5 Productivity Pitfalls Learned From Marathon Training

Ron Edmondson

I followed the same plan for five months and had a similar outcome with my second full marathon. Related posts: Let My Marathon Training Help Plan Your Life. Encouragement Leadership Life PlanThis is a guest post by Tor Contantino.

When One Team Member Is Ruining Your Team

Marshall Goldsmith

I hope that my answer is helpful: - My first suggestion is to work on improving the team behavior of every team member. Have each team member ask each other team member a simple question: "In the future, how can I do a great job of helping our team demonstrate effective teamwork?" - Encourage each team member to be positive and focused in their replies to other team members. This is a great question - which I just reviewed from another blog.

7 Attributes of a Maturing Leader

Ron Edmondson

Doesn’t act in anger, but carefully plans a response. Leadership Organizational Leadership Team LeadershipI frequently say to our church that I’m less interested in where a person has been and more interested in where they are going.

4 Ways to Use Your Blog to Land a New Job or Client

C-Level Strategies

She then told me in our meeting that one of the people on the management team had just experienced a personal setback and she asked if she could share my post with this person. SPGonz Reply Lisa Petrilli January 13, 2011 at 10:18 am Steve, Love the coffee comment!

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Executive Communication & Team Development

Create Learning

Executive Communication, with outcomes of; A DiSC assessment was utilized to create a common language of Executive Communication and create improved communications for the team with peers, subordinates and managers. Identify key challenges that inhibit optimal team performance.

Team Building & Leadership in Pittsburgh PA

Create Learning

Learn about the experience, diversity and talents of team members and departments. Develop an action plan to transfer ideas and skills gained from program into YSWPCS culture and practice. Moving into goals and commitment – using a planning model.

Eurocom 2011 survey indicates 38 percent of technology firms are due to invest more in social media in the next 12 months

Krishna De

‘Are technology firms adopting social media’ is one of the areas that the recent Eurocom Worldwide 2011 Annual Technology Confidence Survey explored. And is social media providing value for money as part of a marketing communications plan?

Photo Inquiry Friday: How Far Can You Plan Into the Future?

Create Learning

Making your team and leadership better; By improving team processes and individual effectiveness. Have you ever worked for a manager and you found that you, as a subordinate, were able to plan further into the future and with greater accuracy than that person?