Tag archive for team

Team Plural

Within organizations there are many teams, each with their own leaders, objectives, interests and approaches.  There are sales teams and production teams.  Creative teams and analysis teams.  Revenue centers and cost centers.  Head office and network. Like in a multi-color ball of yarn these teams…

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Leadership quiz

You probably imagine leaders as serious, mature, distinguished and reasonable people always knowing how to behave, how to talk, how to make the right things to constantly personify our aspirations. Right? Well, I gather that the leadership quiz takes place in the moments when the…

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ME and WE

“I did this” … “I managed to” … “I concluded this” … “I succeeded in” …. Whenever a manager speaks, please count how many times he says “me, myself and I”.  Regardless of his audience, regardless of the topic his persistence in using these words…

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"Cultural" differences

We often speak about different management or leadership styles attaching them to the personality, preference, abilities or capabilities of a certain person.  There are many tests that show to the curious ones what type of leader they are under normal, usual and septic conditions. What…

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Crisis Leadership 3 – Task Force

The crisis with its erratic downfalls of logic and calm has struck.  And we begin to decipher, through haze and noise, the effects, the reasons and possibly the course of action. It is the moment to gather our energy, will and ability to fight in…

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The leader’s team

The demise of a prime minister: frequent reality in crisis. Changing top managers: a reality independent of crisis. Changing football coaches: a blank reality. The leader is the flag carrier, the main pleader for his own solution, the recipient of external reactions and also the…

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1000

– Special dedication to my colleagues – 1000 – what a beautiful, round and decisive number! ONLY 1000 is the number of Founding Partners of John Maxwell Team. And a lot depends on them… The 1000 Founding Members represent 45 countries of the world, from…

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Natural Born Leaders

Among the discussions on leadership topic there is a question that stirs waves and tides. Are leaders born or self created? The questions strikingly ressembles the one related to intelligence – whether inherited or gained during life time. In both cases, the quasi-genetic alternative emanates…

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