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The Leadership Gift Blog Acknowledgements in 2012
What an amazing year 2012 has been for the Leadership Gift. Our site and blog have been acknowledged several times for our leadership work. Here's a review of the kind kudos: Top 50 Leadership Blogs to Watch in 2013 Christopher Avery & the Leadership Gift - "Leaders worldwide study Christopher’s research because it shows them how to consciously expand their leadership...

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Posted on 01/02/2013 01:00 am | No Comments
 
How My Students Faced Their Team Project: Guest Post by Jeff Birdsell
“I thought 'as soon as you get a team together, half of the job is done and everything else will systematically fall into place'… until now it never occurred to me that everyone in the team must take responsibility to make the project a success.” Had I known this was one of my students, I would have contacted Christopher Avery...

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Posted on 03/05/2012 03:00 am | No Comments
 
Teamwork Skills For Better and Faster Decision Making
Some people have a strong distaste for consensus. They say it takes too much time. They describe the painful details of the myriad ways in which group members polarize on issues and then threaten to use their veto power when they don't achieve their individual purposes. I find these processes distasteful myself. They take up too much time and can...

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Posted on 12/22/2011 09:34 am | 14 Comments
 
High School Hall of Fame Induction
[caption id="attachment_2734" align="alignright" width="640" caption="Click image to see full size"][/caption] On September 2, 2011 I was in Ashtabula, Ohio where I lived from the age of 7 into my college years. The high school alumni association called me to be inducted into their Hall of Fame for my work with the Responsibility Process and Leadership Gift. [caption id="attachment_2736" align="aligncenter" width="640"...

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Posted on 09/13/2011 09:28 am | 4 Comments
 
Agile 2011 attendees rate Coaching Responsibility session #3 of 300
Imagine my delight when I saw Scott Dunn's twitter post yesterday. I knew my topic last week at Agile 2011 was hot when 212 people crowded into a room with 200 chairs and then stayed energized for 3.5 hours! The link in Scott's tweet takes you to this chart. I'm honored to be in the company of Chet Hendrikson, Ron...

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Posted on 08/18/2011 01:28 pm | 2 Comments
 
The Responsibility Cage
[caption id="attachment_2627" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Click image for full size"][/caption] Client and colleague Lloyd Glick uses design software for his machine tool business near Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He sent me the attached graphic inspired by a heart breaking story. Lloyd explains: Artwork is usually based on a thought or inspiration…… maybe a struggle or victory. Or to keep it simple, based on a...

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Posted on 08/15/2011 08:16 am | No Comments
 
Client Feedback 2: Creating Results-Based Teams Workshop
Wow!  A second group of IT leaders from a major retailer in the San Francisco Bay area AGAIN valued the Creating Results-Based Teams workshop they attended. Here's their internal survey results. Here's the results from the first group.

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Posted on 07/25/2011 08:18 pm | 2 Comments
 
Responsibility Man Part 1: Called
Can a 14-year-old give a greater gift than to affectionately mock Dad's work? I'm proudly thinking "No." Thom cooked up this video idea in June, while accompanying me to a Houston event. He enjoys developing characters and thinks he may want to be a director. Apologies to machinima.com if this mash-up infringes on the copyright. [hana-flv-player video="http://ca-files.s3.amazonaws.com/ResponsibilityMan1.mp4" width="640" height="380" description="Responsibility Man 1...

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Posted on 07/05/2011 01:22 pm | 26 Comments
 
Client Feedback: Creating Results-Based Teams Workshop
Wow!  IT leaders from a major retailer in the San Francisco Bay area valued the Creating Results-Based Teams workshop they attended. Here's their internal survey results. Check the results from the second group. Download a PDF of this presentation. This workshop was part of a Managed Leadership Gift Adoption program to develop an culture of responsible leadership so agile and...

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Posted on 06/21/2011 03:34 pm | 3 Comments
 
Rally Software CEO Tim Miller Endorses Christopher Avery’s Knowledge Team Leadership Workshop

Rally Software CEO Tim Miller Endorses Christopher Avery’s Knowledge Team Leadership Workshop

Posted on 10/04/2010 12:44 am | No Comments
 
 
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