Leadership Development & Neuroscience

Posted by Gail Daniels on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 @ 01:12 PM

Through advancements in technology, Neuroscientists are making incredible strides in figuring out how our brains actually work. Leadership development that incorporates these advances in neuroscience provides leaders with information about how to motivate and support their people.

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Tags: Leadership Skills, Leadership Development

Building Accountability in Your Team - The Leader's Edge

Posted by Dave Hoy on Thu, Jul 05, 2012 @ 07:13 AM


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Team Building - Accelerating Collaboration

Posted by Mark Bosworth on Fri, May 11, 2012 @ 07:13 AM

Complex situations require effective leadership skills, focused group process, a division of tasks, and reaffirmation of what we respect. As organizational development consultants we are often  asked how a leader can get the most out of their people.

Collaboration is an essential ingredient for numerous elements of organizational life including: project success, staff engagement, problem solving, innovation to name just a few. There are numerous opportunities for integrating the elements of collaboration into projects, team meetings, strategic planning processes and everyday interactions.

A collaborative culture helps to build an environment where contributions and opinions of others are valued and respects, but more importantly, a collaborative culture taps into the creative and innovative talents of people.

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Tags: team building, Leadership Skills, employee performance

3 Tips for On Boarding A New Leader

Posted by Gail Daniels on Mon, Apr 30, 2012 @ 04:15 AM

Senior managers in smaller companies work incredibly hard at finding the right person to fill a leadership role, often with limited or no HR support.  Retaining that talent requires developing effective processes to onboarding new leaders that reinforce their decision to join the company.  

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Team Building: Ideas to build consensus!

Posted by Mark Bosworth on Thu, Apr 26, 2012 @ 07:39 AM

Consensus is a desired end result yet it remains an illusive goal for many team leaders and teams. What are the keys to building consensus AND high quality decisions and what are the leadership skills required?

What is consensus: Consensus is the act of obtaining agreement of all members of a group pertaining to a solution or decision

Consensus is a team and leadership skill where the goal is a decision that is consented to by all group members.
Full consent does not mean everyone must be completely satisfied – the decision must be acceptable to the extent

Why Consensus?

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Tags: team building, Leadership Skills