Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Team Foxcatcher

Joseph Lalonde

Team Foxcatcher is a Netflix original documentary. This film documents the rise and fall of Team Foxcatcher as the founder, John du Pont, descends into madness. John du Pont, of the famous du Pont family, founded Team Foxcatcher due to his love of wrestling and wanting to help bring the United States a title. There […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Team Foxcatcher appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Four Skills That Revolutionize Team Communication

Lead Change Blog

In my last two articles, I’ve explored the concept of a team’s Conversational Capacity ®. Teams that have a high conversational capacity know how to stay in the “ sweet spot.” The challenge, of course, is getting and keeping your team’s conversations in the sweet spot. The fight reaction shows itself in team communication when people engage in “win” behavior. The flight reaction is manifested when team members “minimize” their contributions.

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Leadership and Work Teams

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Simon Mac Rory: If you work in an organization today as a leader you will lead a team. 90% of what we do in an organization happens through collaborative effort, making the team the most important production unit. In 2016 they termed this the ‘Rise of Teams’ and 2017 ‘The Organization of the Future – Arriving Now’. Bottom line, organizations are seeking to reconstitute themselves as a network of teams, ditching the traditional hierarchy.

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Lighthouse Leadership: How to Lead Your Team When the Storm Hits

RapidStart Leadership

Lighthouse leadership is about knowing what direction to steer your team when the storm hits. The post Lighthouse Leadership: How to Lead Your Team When the Storm Hits appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman proposes a radically different approach to HR leadership. Changing the ways leaders think and the strategies they use in their work is a serious and critical economic issue. Leaders should help others develop the great mental processes they need to eliminate self-imposed suffering and choose to be accountable for driving results.

Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders

RapidStart Leadership

Non-verbal skills are key, but in the virtual team leadership world they are even more critical; here are eight ways to speak more powerfully to your virtual team even before you start using actual words. The post Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Communicating and Presenting Leadership Skills communication skills leadership leadership skills non-verbal virtual teams virtual team leader

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Help Your Team To Thrive

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders have a really cool opportunity to help their team members in a way many other people cannot. Leaders are able to help their team members realize and thrive in their zones of brilliance. Leadership

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The Leadership Eye Test: A Simple Checkup for Your Team’s Health

RapidStart Leadership

A leadership "eye" test may be just the thing we need to make sure the long-term health of our team is not in danger; here's a simple way to get a checkup. The post The Leadership Eye Test: A Simple Checkup for Your Team’s Health appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Building Teams and Culture Leadership Concepts eye test I test leadership

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Team Leader as Team Coach

Leading Blog

Teams go through mood changes. No doubt you’ve felt it after a great team success or alternatively, the gloom and doom when things do not go as planned. It’s a team experience. It’s mostly invisible, but it affects team performance. There’s an opportunity for leadership in that experience that is generally overlooked. Taking advantage of it as part of team development is an example of the skill set of team leader as team coach.

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Want an Ideal Team Player? Find an Introvert

Leading Blog

W HILE the introverts at the office may not be top-of-mind when it comes to assembling a project team, you could be overlooking valuable contributors. A measure of an effective team is that it utilizes all team members’ strengths. Create team member user manuals.

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October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided 5 Ways to Shift from Coaxing to Coaching. Chris Edmonds of The Purposeful Culture Group provided Culture Leadership Charge: Good Comes First.

How To Find Qualified Team Members

Joseph Lalonde

If you’ve looked to hire a qualified team member recently, you know something. You know finding qualified team members to be a difficult task. Leadership finding the right person qualified candidates referrals

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Mute Yourself, Not Your Team – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Mute Yourself, Not Your Team – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Remote Work Video virtual meetingsWe’ve all been in virtual meetings where a participant (maybe it’s you?)

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Nurturing Collaboration on Remote Teams

Kevin Eikenberry

AJust because people are working from home, doesn’t mean they are an effective remote team. In fact, even if your team was successful and cohesive when you were all in the same workspace, doesn’t mean that you have great remote collaboration now.

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5 Ways To Team Build

Joseph Lalonde

Motivating Your Team. You know how to motivate your team now. But what does it take to build a strong, cohesive team? Yet you will have to do more if you want to team build. Let’s look at what […] The post 5 Ways To Team Build appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Leadership building a great team celebrating encouragement lunch and learns motivating your team motivation parties shout-outs Team building

September 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. The important thing is that we address the arguments the right way, so all sides are assured their importance to the team. Claudio Morelli of Leadershipisheart writes Theo, an Inspirational Leadership Voice.

Rise Above Lousy Teamwork: 7 Competencies of Teams that Work

Leadership Freak

We’ve all been frustrated with teams that underperformed. But what are the key factors for teams that work? Scott Tanenbaum and Eduardo Salas distill the answer… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Teams Leadership Development organizational success

Stages of Team Development and Leadership

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Teams move through predictable stages of team development, but how quickly and easily they progress depends on how well the needs of the team are being met during each stage. Teams don’t always move smoothly, and sometimes they can get stuck. Understanding the stages of team development helps you determine where to focus your […]. The post Stages of Team Development and Leadership appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

15 Pretty Good Virtual Team Building Ideas

RapidStart Leadership

What kind of virtual team building can I do with my distributed team? Building cohesive teams is already a challenge when everybody is face to face. But developing trust, communicating well, collaborating readily, and problem-solving effectively become … 15 Pretty Good Virtual Team Building Ideas Read More ». The post 15 Pretty Good Virtual Team Building Ideas appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

5 Things Spark Plugs Do to Inspire High Performing Teams

Leadership Freak

Some teams soar. Other teams splash around just above the surface. Giving CPR to low performing teams feels more important than encouraging high performing teams, but it isn’t.

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August 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Eileen explains: “ For anyone in a leadership position, the ability to craft solid ground in white water times becomes paramount. Ken Byler of Higher Ground Consulting Group contributed Introverted Leadership in a Pandemic.

Team Leadership: 4 Simple Steps to Getting Stuff Done

RapidStart Leadership

“Can Team Leadership really be boiled down into four steps?” What should we be … Team Leadership: 4 Simple Steps to Getting Stuff Done Read More ». The post Team Leadership: 4 Simple Steps to Getting Stuff Done appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. ” Leaders are always busy, and whatever we are involved with, things only seem to grow more complicated over time.

Should We “Defund” Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

At a candid team meeting, someone asked his role, “I have been sent by corporate to be your manager.” We get overall leadership from Marc, which is all we need. It got me rethinking the true role of leadership. . I use this phrase, not as an invitation to use hands-off abandonment, but instead as a caution to never use any more leadership than is needed. Service leadership is about realness, not about roleness.

Team Engagement Brings Competitive Advantage

Lead Change Blog

Team dynamics is one of the overlooked parts of a business. Yet it affects so much of a how a business operates, from the individual in the team to the company as a collection of teams to the entire market place. If a team is out of sync or out of flow, things happen slowly or at worst not at all. Team members make your company’s success and in an era that is so focused on technological advancements effective teamwork is your biggest competitive advantage.

One Way to Cultivate a More Resilient and Creative Team

Let's Grow Leaders

A creative team starts with room to think The rocky mountain air was crisp with fall chill–a perfect time for a fire in the wood-burning stove. The post One Way to Cultivate a More Resilient and Creative Team appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

The 5 C’s of Creating Championship Teams

Lead Change Blog

“No single leader can any longer meet the demands placed on them and there is a growing recognition of the need for highly effective leadership teams” —Peter Hawkins. But now there is a way to not just stop this, but turn it around by tapping into the true talents of every person on your team, no matter the team size. The key in creating championship teams is to ensure everyone is engaged. Team members need clarity.

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Building Trust on a Remote Team

Kevin Eikenberry

When you look at high performing teams, a common factor is a high-working level of trust between the team members and with the leader. Even fewer know how to do that with a remote team. The post Building Trust on a Remote Team appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. While most would agree with that assessment, fewer know how to consciously build that trust. In a world where remote […].

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Leadership is a Team Sport

Joseph Lalonde

Let’s face it, leadership is a lonely place. I’m talking about confidantes who, because of their own leadership experience, understand the pressures of leadership. There are times in leadership when you need encouragement to press on and to do what is right. ( Even if your team doesn’t physically do anything in the moment, knowing they are there can often make you feel stronger as a leader as this story shows: A man was lost while driving through the country.

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Secret Traits Of Championship Teams

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Since then I’ve been fortunate enough to be part of many, many more outstanding teams and organizations. Great leadership. Great Leadership. Certainly, winning organizations require exceptional leadership.… The post Secret Traits Of Championship Teams appeared first on General Leadership.

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4 Gifts Your Team Actually Wants for Christmas

Lead Change Blog

But before you simply throw another end-of-year shindig, maybe you can give your team what they really need from you this season in ways they don’t see coming a mile away. The 4 Gifts Your Team Wants Most. It turns out there are four gifts your team actually wants for Christmas from you (and they’re all holiday party optional). Your team needs these four gifts, and no holiday soiree is going to make up for their absence the rest of the year.

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3 Strategies to Build Inclusive Teams

N2Growth Blog

If you’ve ever played a team sport like soccer or basketball, you quickly learn that while it is helpful to have an “all-star” player, the best teams leverage the talents of all their players on the field and elevate everyone’s game in order to consistently win. The following are 3 strategies to build inclusive teams: Align on values – focus on what we share ( common goals, work ethic, expectations, etc.).

Getting Grounded on Your Team Leadership

Next Level Blog

There’s a reason why I make such a strong connection between the leadership imperatives of managing yourself and leveraging your team. As I’ve written here and in the new edition of The Next Level , effective self-management is a pre-requisite to leveraging your team in effective ways. When we asked what was she said, “The impact it’s had on my team.”. How could standing with her feet in the grass every morning have a positive impact on Donna’s team?

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Leadership styles for directing small teams

Lead on Purpose

Leadership differs depending on the size of the group you’re leading. For most product managers, the people they lead work on different teams and the individuals they need to influence don’t report to them. Regardless of whether the people you … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management organization people principles strategy

10 Ways To Demotivate Your Team

Joseph Lalonde

Motivating Your Team. You’ve done everything right in trying to motivate your team yet something is still off. Your team still lacks motivation and you’re not sure why. The lack of motivation for your team may actually be coming from you. Yet if the team you’re leading lacks motivation and the reason is […] The post 10 Ways To Demotivate Your Team appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Team Development Is a Key Leadership Responsibility

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The post Team Development Is a Key Leadership Responsibility appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Team Effectiveness culture develop winners Internal developmentToo many talented individuals get overlooked when managers don’t view development as their responsibility. Unfortunately, there’s a common misbelief that the best way to get talent is to go out and hire “winners.”

4 Important Team-Building Lessons Every Leader Should Know

Tanveer Naseer

One of the key metrics to gauge your success as a leader is how well you’re able to get your employees to work together as a team. That’s why in this latest Leadership Espresso Shot edition of my podcast, Leadership Biz Cafe, I share 4 lessons on successful team-building inspired. Leadership Biz Cafe Recent Posts collaboration communication growth leadership team-building

Leading the Right Team

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America''s Most Trusted Leaders to You! Unless you’ve got a good team, you can’t do much with the other two.” I feel very privileged that GeneralLeadership.com asked me to make another contribution on leadership. The post Leading the Right Team appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts Attracting Talent Leadership Picking Right Person Team

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6 Questions To Foster Greater Team Resilience

Nathan Magnuson

How can leaders provide the resilience their teams so desperately need? Here are six questions leaders should use with their teams to get the conversation started. Resilience is a team sport. It encourages openness while also soliciting team support.

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Leadership is Language

Leading Blog

And we find that the leadership approaches and the language used aligned itself with that goal. It is this need that David Marquet thoroughly discusses in Leadership Is Language. This is the subject of Leadership Is Language.

Two Behavioral Tendencies That Sabotage Team Communication

Lead Change Blog

In my previous article , I wrote about the conversational “sweet spot” that unlocks team performance. The sweet spot is defined as the balance of candor and curiosity in team discussions. It’s a reflection of a team’s “conversational capacity” – the ability to have open, balanced, non-defensive dialogue about tough subjects and in challenging circumstances. Teams that have a high conversational capacity know how to stay in the “sweet spot.”

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April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Paula Kiger of Big Green Pen shared Overcome social distance with empathy in leadership. Crisis Leadership. Liz Weber of Weber Business Services provided Can You Lead When Your Team is in Crises? Team-Building.

Leadership Caffeine™—For Virtual Teams, Success is Still a Full Contact Activity

Management Excellence

Art of Managing Emerging Leaders Leadership Leadership Caffeine Leadership Power-Ups high performance teams J. Richard Hackman Team Development Teaming Virtual Team CommunicationWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Remote Leadership: How To Help And Support A Diverse Remote Team

Tanveer Naseer

Guest Posts communication leadership remote work teamworkWhen the pandemic first made landfall in North America, remote work seemed like a temporary solution for many companies.