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Debunking Team-Building Myths – Part 3
Debunking Team-Building Myths I challenged three team building myths in two past blog posts: Myth #1: You must hire a consultant. I disagree. All professionals should be able to build a team. Myth #2: The first agenda in team building is to get people to like each other. No, the first agenda is agreeing what the team is going to...

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Posted on 03/25/2013 01:00 am | No Comments
 
Debunking Team-Building Myths – Part 2
In my last post, I challenged two common team building myths: Myth #1: You must hire a consultant. Not true. Any professional can learn and apply basic The Leadership Gift™ skills to boost a group's performance by 50 to 100 percent or more, sometimes much more.) Myth #2: The first agenda in team building is to get people to like each other....

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Posted on 03/21/2013 11:30 am | 3 Comments
 
Debunking Team-Building Myths – Part 1
Rather than "do" the team-building for them, I prefer for individuals and groups to intentionally build themselves into teams using simple, easily learned, and reliable strategies when I teach the The Leadership Gift™. (more…)

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Posted on 03/18/2013 01:03 am | 8 Comments
 
For Energy and Direction in the New Year, Reorient!
Can you believe it -- the holidays are here, again. The change of a calendar year can be a wonderful time to acknowledge the investment required to maintain growth and development, including the quality of your relationships at work. One of my favorite tools for team maintenance is the Reorientation Process. Assembling all the players for reorientation is a powerful...

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Posted on 12/14/2011 03:54 am | 3 Comments
 
4 Straight-Forward Team Building Principles You Can Put Into Action Now
Do you want to learn the four most important principles of team building and how you can put them into action immediately in your team, for results you can count on every time? It's the most straight-forward approach to building any team any time. I promise. (If you find a better approach, please let me know.) I've written plenty about these...

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Posted on 05/03/2011 02:41 pm | 5 Comments
 
Shared Clarity is the Source of Power for Successful Teamwork
New businesses should started with a business plan -- the same goes for teamwork: articulating the common outcome so every team member is working toward the same goal is crucial before the work starts. To move forward together, you need to establish shared clarity. Lack of shared clarity about direction is often the cause of the team getting stuck. When...

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Posted on 08/18/2010 02:44 pm | 2 Comments
 
Almost Sold Out for Alamo PMI talk next week
I just heard that reservations for my after-dinner talk at Alamo PMI in San Antonio Wednesday, January 28 are going fast--"filled up faster than we've seen in a long time" according to my host. That's encouraging news for Alamo PMI, for me (I hate it when people don't show up), and for the economy. I'll be talking about How to...

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Posted on 01/21/2009 05:49 pm | No Comments
 
Team Building – How to Bring Down Any Team in 4 Easy Steps Without Even Trying
Team Building Shmeme-building... The good folks at Agile University yesterday published my team building commentary titled: How to Frustrate, Thwart, and Ultimately Bring Down Any Team in 4 Easy Steps Without Even Trying.  How to Frustrate, Thwart, and Ultimately Bring Down Any Team in 4 Easy Steps Without Even Trying By Christopher Avery Everyone says they want to be on...

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Posted on 09/05/2008 08:54 am | 2 Comments
 
Press Release for Knowledge Team Leadership
Contact:    Christopher Avery / www.christopheravery.com Email:  christopheravery@christopheravery.com Telephone:  830.995.4853 Address:  P.O. Box 1046, Comfort, TX 78013FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Team Leadership Expert Christopher Avery, PhD, to Lead Highly Effective Two Day Team Building Workshop Unique Team Building and Leadership Workshop Intensive Teaches How to Develop Excellent Team Dynamics Comfort, TX, August 22, 2008 - Nothing feels better than knowing exactly how...

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Posted on 08/26/2008 02:07 pm | No Comments
 
Team Leadership Communication Skills for Team Building – Show Notes
I just finished my Blog Talk Radio show Lead Team Succeed. Today’s segment was Team Leadership Communications Skills for Team Building. You are probably listening to it now if you have your sound on. In this hour-long show I shared some of the most important truths I’ve learned in 17 years of studying and teaching team leadership communication skills for...

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Posted on 08/22/2008 02:14 pm | 1 Comment
 
 
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