Communicating as a Leader

The Effective Communication Principle

Jonathon Hardcastle asked: According to Peter Drucker in his article “The Transnational Economy” written back in 1987, “To maintain a leadership position in any one developed country, a business-whether large or small-increasingly has to attain and hold leadership positions in all developed markets worldwide. It has to be able to do research, to design, to […]

Transformational Leadership

Not Another Ice-Breaker! Team Building with a Purpose

Lonnie Pacelli asked: “We just don’t work as a team!” Janet, a group manager for a large insurance company, was complaining to Larry, her human resources consultant. “Everyone just seems to do their own thing, they don’t share information, don’t try to help each other, and don’t seem to care about anyone else’s problems. What […]

Problem Solving

Creating Collaboration: A Process That Works

Greg Giesen asked: Over the years the term collaboration has lost some of its luster by becoming synonymously linked with words such as cooperation, synergy and teamwork. Although these words are each an important component of collaboration, they are not of equal value. Collaboration, as a term, is much more than simply a characteristic of […]