Are your meetings intense?

Are your meetings intense?

Think of the last meeting you attended. Was it a snooze-fest, or was there keen interest? Excitement, perhaps?┬áPatrick Lencioni says that meetings should be intense, or they shouldn’t be happening at all. How can you transform your meetings from blah to wow?...
Does your team need to re-form?

Does your team need to re-form?

Sofia didn’t recognize what was going on until Jason joined the team. The group had been chugging along, producing apparently-great work with few problems. Jason was the first new team member in a couple of years, and he shared some surprising observations. For...
Be awake

Be awake

I thought I was awake. I was out of bed, dressed and attending an important meeting. Yet I was functionally asleep. My mind was wandering from the current discussion to things that happened in the past and then ahead to what my weekend would bring. MindTools calls...