The one thing you can do

The one thing you can do

While Abby Wambach’s book, WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash our Power and Change the Game. may seem to be a book on women’s leadership, it is really a book for everyone and the choices we make. In every situation, you can make a choice that embodies...
Make fear your friend

Make fear your friend

Economic uncertainty. Health concerns. Isolation. There are plenty of things to fear in the midst of a pandemic. How can fear hurt your leadership? Can fear be transformed into an amplifier for good? In our latest book, “What Great Teams Do Great: How Ordinary...
Keep your positive mojo

Keep your positive mojo

I thought I was pretty immune to secondhand stress. Then came the coronavirus and massive change, economic pressure and working remotely. A Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review reminded me that no (wo)man is an island when it comes to picking up...
Working with someone you dislike

Working with someone you dislike

Bernard is a real pain. So says Beth, one of Bernard’s teammates. There’s been bad blood between these two for years, and Beth has no patience for dealing with Bernard, even when she has to partner with him on projects. As the new team leader, how do you...
What Great Teams Do Great: Choice spaces

What Great Teams Do Great: Choice spaces

Susanna is a firefighter and willingly rushes into dangerous situations with her teammates to save others. Asim is a nurse, working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. These examples of individual choices are dramatic, and they may seem more in line with our...