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When Virtual Teams Don’t Work

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com Almost all my professional work is with groups and teams, and much of it is, of course, virtual – increasingly so over the last 15 years. There’s no need here to sing the praises of virtual teams….

The 20 Most Powerful Words in Business

A version of this article first appeared at Inc.com. Success in business is relatively simple: Make good decisions more often than you make bad ones, and you win. Make bad decisions too often, and you lose. Simple? Yes. Easy? No….

Free Webinar: The 4 Secrets of Predictable Success (Co-hosted by Michael Port)

Are you building a business? Does it sometimes seem like a never-ending process of trial and error – with more trials (and errors) than you’d like? How would it feel if you could short-circuit 80% of that trial and error and replace it with a…

Free Webinar: Building a Highly Effective Team

Do you work with a team? Are you dependent on others to achieve your goals? If so, you won’t want to miss the next Predictable Success Webinar: Building a Highly Effective Team. In this free 60-minute webinar (45 minutes presentation, 15…

Synergistic teamwork at its most (impressively) basic

If you manage or work in or with teams of any sort, you must watch this video. Note the instructions given at the start, watch what happens, then listen carefully to the question asked right at the end: This is an example of a team working…

How to flourish in any crisis

Ever wonder why every month brings another tale of a badly handled corporate disaster (here’s last year’s haul: BP, HP, Netflix, Groupon, HP, Bank of America, News International, Yahoo, HP, Toyota, Google, Kodak), yet you have to go back to 1982 for…

Why businesses stumble in a crisis

Last time, we looked at the three steps required to recover from any crisis: 1. Clarity. 2. Direction. 3. Control. This seems pretty straightforward, yes? So why do so many leaders, not to say entire executive teams stumble so badly when…

Get A Room

When I coach executive teams, a recurring issue is discovering that everyone on the team is in a different room. I’m not talking here about the challenges of virtual meetings, but rather, what goes on inside the head of individuals when they get…