AND YOU ARE……..THE IMPORTANCE OF TEAM FORMATION

It is estimated from organizational development research that only one in five teams are considered high performing. (https://coachfederation.org/blog/1565). This can be significant because of the amount of time and money wasted on teams whose performance is poor and unproductive. Understanding the importance of team formation is therefore critical knowledge for organizations. Team member selection should…

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Bad Bite!

The Snake that poisons everybody it topples governments, wrecks marriages, ruins careers, best reputations, causes heart aches, nightmares, indigestion, spawns suspicion, generates grief, dispatches innocent people to cry in their pillows. Even its name hisses. It’s called GOSSIP. Office gossip, shop gossip, party gossip. It makes headlines and heartaches. Before you repeat a story, ask…

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Yes, you may!

I had a conversation with someone this week that was struggling with giving themselves permission to “unplug from work”. In this age of digital bombardment, unplugging from work can be a tall order, but it is necessary. Unplugging from work related stress and issues can be a positive and a necessary action to help maintain…

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When It’s Time To Go…

The recent events in the news regarding Harvey and Irma have captured the hearts and minds of many of us as we watched or have been personally affected by these 2 catastrophic events. What has been most interesting to me is the decision-making process of people who decided to “ride it out” and those who…

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TEAM DYNAMICS & FAMILY PATTERNS

What was your first team experience….? No…, your first team experience wasn’t with the girl / boy scouts or the yearbook team in high school or a sport’s team it wasn’t even your first team experience at work. Your FIRST TEAM was your family of origin. Your family of origin is where you learned about relating to…

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