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4 Key Principles in Group Decision-Making

4 Key Principles in Group Decision-Making

My daughter came home from school this week having chosen two leaders of their class. They didn’t vote. They used the Quaker method—consensus. Since then, I’ve been thinking a lot about how consensus works. While I am not an advocate for consensus in the workplace,...

Making Feedback Feel Good

Making Feedback Feel Good

Feedback. That nasty little word that means you’re going to hear something you don’t really want to hear, in order to be “better”. Really, it’s a blessing, but boy can it sting when you receive it. Last month, I received a piece of feedback that took me a few days to...

If I Could Just Get My Team To…

If I Could Just Get My Team To…

If I could just get my team to… is the start of many of my client conversations.  The sentence normally ends with things like, get along, talk to each other or work together.  Interestingly, it’s rarely “deliver”, or “work faster” – it’s always the dynamics of the...

What your lack of sleep is doing to your employees

What your lack of sleep is doing to your employees

I was sitting in a CEO peer group the other day and the discussion turned to the amount of sleep everyone in the room had gotten the night before. I was amazed. No one on the group had gotten a full night of sleep. The reasons all centered around too much to do and...

Are you going to be one of the 8%?

Are you going to be one of the 8%?

I can’t help it. I’m a New Year’s nerd. The new year is a whole new world of opportunity! It’s like a breath of pepperminty fresh air as you look down a mountain of fresh powder before you get to cut your own path through the snow. Eat better, workout more, and lose...

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—Millennial Business Owner

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