Leadership Perspectives

7 questions to see if communication issues are damaging your team’s productivity

January 29, 2015

The purpose of a team is to utilize diverse talents, experience, and world views to make better plans, arrive at sounder conclusions, and solve thornier problems than one might be able to do on one’s own. That diversity of thought and experience is what makes teams so effective, yet it is the very same thing […]

Five meeting blunders leaders should avoid

December 3, 2013

I often hear leaders lament how much they hate meetings, those time-sucking events that take us away from our real work to sit in a room, or on the telephone, with others who would also prefer to be doing something else. Sound familiar? Wait a minute.  By definition, leadership is guiding, inspiring, and working with […]

Are Your Meetings Making You Crazy? Fix them!

February 22, 2012

Does your organization hold meetings that seem to go on forever, that try to solve world hunger, but in which nothing really seems to get done?   Do you dread going to meetings – even your own – and do you cringe at the thought of wasting another hour of your entire team’s time? You should, […]

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