Rigidity

rigidity

This week, Dr. Tony Alessandra delves into the concept of rigidity. Rigidity in communication and relationships is a very easy trap to fall into. Most people have, at times, had the opinion that their solution was the only “right” solution. Even more frustrating is the person who cannot (will not) admit when they are wrong…

The Foundation of Effective Teamwork: Trust and Respect

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In today’s business world, employer emphasis on effective teamwork is becoming increasingly important with an ever shifting and diverse workforce. The question is, how do you go about assembling an effective, productive, and harmonious team? This task can be surprisingly difficult. In this week’s story, Gregg Gregory highlights the importance of building trust and respect…

Team Optimization: Becoming All You Can Be, Together

team optimization

Is there a secret to building great teams? Behavioral expert Mark Snow explains that successful teams are often the product of greater, individual self-awareness among their members. Borrowing upon the immersive, team workshops he’s pioneered, Mark offers coaches and companies alike a 4-step starter kit for achieving what he terms: team optimization Team Optimization: Becoming…

Ten Tips for Effective Listening

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For many of us, talking can come pretty easy especially when it’s about something we’re interested in. But effective listening? That’s another story… Effective listening is more of a learned skill than a common characteristic. Learning how to listen effectively often brings with it greater leadership outcomes, better numbers for sales professionals, improved team dynamics…