Posts Tagged ‘ management skills ’

How Teaching Responsibility Translates to Higher Productivity
I want to dispel the myth that responsibility is an inherent personality characteristic. Responsibility is learnable -- my client’s results prove it over and over again. With the advances of the last twenty-five years responsibility is a directly observable, learnable, and teachable mental process anyone can understand and master. When leaders treat responsibility as a personality trait (or flaw), then...

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Posted on 03/08/2011 01:30 am | 5 Comments
Why Team Member Motivation Is More Important Than Technical Skills
In my post How to Build Effective, Successful Management Teams a few weeks ago I mentioned that project teams are the most straight-forward teams in which to develop high-performance dynamics because they fit the classic laboratory definition of a team. Today, I want to talk more about why motivation is more important than technical skills in predicting team effectiveness. My...

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Posted on 12/07/2010 12:42 am | 10 Comments
How to Build Effective, Successful Management Teams
In one of my recent blog posts, Teamwork Basics: Creating Positive Interdependence in Groups, I offered three strategies you can use to get people feeling and acting like they are in the same boat together: Start shining the spotlight on the whole, not the pieces Solicit help shining the light Know the standard you are striving to achieve Building on...

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Posted on 11/10/2010 01:00 am | 9 Comments
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