Three Reasons Technology Won’t Save Your Remote Team

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are on (or lead) a remote team, you have remote technology. You might have even added a new tool, thinking it would be the solution to the woes that face your remote team. Is your team woe-free […].

What Is the Role of Leaders in Emerging Technology?

Leading Blog

O N JUNE 9th last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s 2017 commencement address. He zeroed in on the distinction between technology and what it means to be human. Technology is capable of doing great things.

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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.

Improving Your Business With Technology

Strategy Driven

So it makes sense that technology is going to be good for business. Let’s take a look at a few ways that you can improve your business with technology. This gives your team and your the flexibility that wasn’t possible 10 or so years ago.

Technology: Are you "Byte-Lingual"?

Jason Womack

Learn the language of technology to become more productive (save time) every day; become byte-lingual. How would you rate your overall "fluency" with your technology and tools? Imagine of your team of 5 people had 120 hours of “extra” time this coming year. You use your email system and SMART phone every day; what would the impact be if you learned one new productivity feature each week for a year? Three Ways to Become Byte-Lingual. Seek Micro-Improvements.

Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami?

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 We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami? How is technology changing for you? Establish A Contract With Your Team.

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.

Does Your Team Have a #1 Priority?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Mike McHargue: Does your team have one clearly stated priority? And, is everyone on your team crystal clear about what that priority is? When teams have more than one top priority there often isn’t unity and clarity about what actually is important.

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7 Characteristics Of A High Performing Team

Lead Change Blog

When I first started working with teams, I heard the phrase High Performing Team (HPT) used frequently. I understood that a this type of team produced consistent quality results and its members cared about each other. Have table teams report out. Team spirit is high.

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A Way to Improve Team Communication – Even When Working Remotely

Kevin Eikenberry

As I talk to leaders and team members who are working remotely, I hear their challenges, struggles, and concerns. One of the biggest challenges I hear is about remote team communication. People are figuring out the technology and making that work. But Zoom, Slack, and Microsoft Teams (and all the tools like them) don’t perfect […].

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Frontline Festival: Leaders share about favorite apps, technology, and productivity hacks

Let's Grow Leaders

This month’s festival gives tips about favorite tools and technology. Becky Robinson of Weaving Influence shares “My team uses Basecamp for every project, and using Basecamp helps us stay focused to deliver what we’ve promised.

Can Small Businesses Use Remote Teams Effectively?

Lead Change Blog

The rise of the freelancer and increasingly convenient channels by which we all communicate in this digital age have made home workers a common fixture in teams of all sizes. I think small businesses are excellently placed to use remote teams effectively.

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How to Be a Top Leader for your Remote Team

Lead Change Blog

Your remote team is the future of your business. This point was the only place where the employees could access vital job-related files and collaborate as a united team. With that in mind, let’s see how leaders can integrate their remote teams into the culture of the company.

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The collaborative team player

Lead Change Blog

Helen Keller Today, the social implications of a multi-generational workforce joining with the informational implications of new technology make collaboration a priority in many organizations. Posted in Leadership Development “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

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How to Build a Team of Innovators

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Chuck Swoboda : As increasing competition, new technologies and evolving customer expectations continue to disrupt nearly every industry, business leaders are turning to innovation as a way to keep their companies relevant.

Technology for Your Workplace: Where Do You Begin?

Strategy Driven

Technology has changed our lives from the way we communicate, shop, eat, and our health. At the workplace, technology can be vital, especially when you want to boost productivity without wasting time. What type of technology do you need? Will the technology be costly?

Tips For Improving Your Small Business Using Technology

Strategy Driven

There are many advantages to using more technology solutions in your small business that are worth you learning more about. Improve your small business using technology by launching an attractive website and blog so consumers can learn more about you.

4 Virtual Team Building Ideas for Remote Teams

Chart Your Course

Team building is essential for a productive, thriving and trustworthy environment. Engaging teams through non-work-related activities is also a fun way for employees to step away from the job for a nice mental break. Insta-Team Building. Team Fitness Challenge.

Leading Virtual Teams: 12 Powerful Ways to Lead a Team You Can’t See

RapidStart Leadership

How do you lead a team that’s not there? Yet leading virtual teams is the future. Studies show that 25% of jobs involve teaming from distant locations. So today we’ll look at 12 things you can do to overcome the challenge of leading a team that’s somewhere else.

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Have You Clarified Your Team Norms?

Great Results Team Building

Team norms are the foundation of your team CULTURE. Your team CULTURE determines your team performance. And while ALL leaders invest time and resources in strategy, that is never enough to build a GREAT team! CULTURE is the BEHAVIORS your team ALLOW to be repeated.

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Team Building We Know What Works

Mike Cardus

One of the most interesting things about the field of teamwork and team development, human-adaptive-systems, are that most of the knowledge and research has been known for generations. Five Keys to a Successful Team. Successful Teams. What makes a team work well together?

Weekly Round-Up: On Leadership, Public Speaking & Technology


Bold Leadership from Young Leaders By Angela Maiers, Switch & Shift “Two months ago, Steve Snell , Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum for the school district in Hutto, Texas, wrote for advice about technology in school…”. 5 Steps to Optimizing Team Performance By Peter Economy, Inc.

50 Digital Team Building Games

Kevin Eikenberry

By John Chen Technology can make our lives easier and more productive – especially when teams are comprised of people working remotely. All of the technology in the world won’t make teams effective or the individuals on them as productive as possible. In this new book, the author puts the need for team building together [.]. Books Collaboration Leadership Learning games remote teams team building

The Real Value of Cloud Technology and the Role It Plays in Your Business

Strategy Driven

By now, cloud technology is no longer a “new” thing in the world of business but something that has already been well-established and explored by many companies. So in this article, we’ll be informing you of the real value of cloud technology and the important role it plays in your business.

5 Easy and Effective Virtual Teambuilding Activities and Ideas for Team Leaders

Great Results Team Building

Are you and your team are stuck in quarantine and unable to maintain your daily interactions with each other over the next few weeks? . Are you and your team separated as part of a virtual team that has teammates at different locations permanently? .

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You’re All One Team

Joseph Lalonde

Your church or business may have a technology department, financial department, outreach/marketing department, and more. They see them as competition, not as team-mates. Leaders can begin to break apart the cohesive of a team without even recognizing it.

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Smarter Teams; Smarter Use of Technology; and a Smarter You – Three “Unrelated” Items for a Little Weekend Thinking

First Friday Book Synopsis

So, three thoughts, all from my reading… Thought #1 – we’ve got to make our teams smarter. This comes from Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others by Olimpia Zagnoli. She writes well about time wasted and effort wasted by teams done badly. I went on a middle-of-the-night reading binge last night. Couldn’t sleep). And […]. Randy''s blog entries

The I in Team

Leading Blog

The often repeated phrase, “There’s no ‘I’ in TEAM” is only half true. It ignores the fact that great teams have great individual members. And high performing teams are not always easy places to be. Mark de Rond acknowledges in There Is an I in Team , that “with few exceptions, the qualities that make individuals as gifted as they are can make them wearisome as team members.” Great team members are often perfectionists, paranoid, stubborn and/or self confident.

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Is Your C-Suite Working As A Team?

Lead Change Blog

In the VUCA world in which we now operate many businesses have become more agile, networked and team centric in order to respond to the challenges of more competition and digital disruption. Clearly then the C-suite needs to adapt from being independent C-level functional experts working in silos to become a team that work in harmony together to direct the overall strategy of the organisation. So where do you start to get the C-suite working as a team?

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Why You Should Consider SharePoint as a Business Technology Solution, part 1

Strategy Driven

SharePoint’s communication capabilities improve the way people work together, enabling teams to be aware of who did what, when and with what documents. Tasks are assigned and team members receive automatic notifications accordingly.

Why You Should Consider SharePoint as a Business Technology Solution, part 2

Strategy Driven

In this article, the focus will be on the pros of using SharePoint as a business technology solution. say that SharePoint reduces costs by consolidating intranet, extranet and internet sites in a single platform – either internally or through the use of Cloud technology.

BPM should focus on people, not technology

Chartered Management Institute

Of course, with these technological advancements in what BPM can achieve come an equal increase in the complexity of the people related hurdles that managers must overcome to ensure successful execution.

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BUILD AN A-TEAM: Introduction, Being the Kind of Boss People Love to Work For

Strategy Driven

The aerospace industry was producing incredible new technology – missiles and rockets that could fly farther than any had before – but that technology had a major weakness: it was all made of metal, and metal rusts.

Why Consensus Kills Team Building | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Where Dan lost me was on point #4 – Teams Decide by Consensus. In recent months I have observed a decent amount of politically correct discourse on the topic of team building and equality. Team building basics are often overlooked by ineffective leaders or unproductive companies.

3 Ways to Ready Your Leadership Team for Digital Transformation

CEO Insider

Companies must integrate technology into their business models in order to thrive. This requires 21st-century business leaders who can rethink the role of technology to enhance the customer experience, create competitive advantages, and drive productivity.

4 UGLY Conversations to With Your Team Before Year End

Let's Grow Leaders

The best holiday gift you can give your team is to “own the ugly.” ” To help your team have the tough conversations they’re longing to have. Here are 4 Ugly conversations worth having with your team. New technology?

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Face time with the team

Lead on Purpose

The best way to truly build team unity is to develop trust with individuals. The best way to develop trust is to spend time with the people on your team. In today’s technology deluge we get caught up in easy communication. All of these forms of communication taken together, as good as they are, cannot replace face time with the team. It’s worth the time and money to meet regularly with your team. Trust team unity

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High Performance Team Building Certificate Program

Mike Cardus

Back by popular demand, we are very excited to offer the High Performance Team Building Certificate Program again! "I always thought I was a fabulous team player but wondered why my team struggled so much. Previous experience as a team or work group member, or team leader.

5 Questions To Ask Every New Team Member

Joseph Lalonde

Onboarding a new team member can be a difficult task. You have to train them, integrate them into the team, and get to know them. 5 Questions To Ask Every New Team Member. Helping others achieve their goals go a long ways in creating the loyalty you want in team members.

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Team Building Agenda: Kick-off Program for IT Leadership Team

Mike Cardus

Occasionally I create a Team-Building program agenda that is good enough to share. Below is the Day-1 ‘Kick-off’ program to 4 months of work I will be doing with an IT Leadership Team. IT Leadership Director Team Building & Leadership Agenda – Kick-Off.

How to Build ROPE Teams in Sales Organizations

Leading Blog

Neil Armstrong’s historic step onto the lunar surface was not his achievement alone, but the result of decades of effort by a team of thousands. In this, as in most complex human endeavors, teams outperform individuals. Along the way, I learned a great deal about team development and leadership. I saw that successful leaders compensate for their personal shortcomings by recruiting team members with complementary skills and temperaments. Outside ROPE Teams.

Team Building and Employee Engagement Day

Mike Cardus

The images and comments are from a full day Team Building & Employee Engagement Kick-Off program held at the Rochester Institute of Technology RIT. Outcomes of the Team Building included; Have fun and connect in an informal environment.

How Leaders Create Effective Teams

Coaching Tip

Teaming has a positive effect on people's experience at work. In organizations where teaming is common, employees learn from each other, enjoy a broader understanding of the work and how it gets done from start to finish, and can better see and act on opportunities for improvement. Teaming also benefits an organization by allowing people to combine their knowledge to create new products or implement new procedures. Leadership Actions Can Promote Teaming.

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