Posts Tagged ‘ Teamwork Is An Individual Skill ’

How Do You Stack Up? The Basic Skills to Lead or Manage Successful Teams
When I ask business leaders and IT professionals about their experience of teamwork effectiveness -- and I've asked thousands in 20+ years as a consultant and speaker -- I get a consistent "so-so" response. So what will it take to create consistently more effective teamwork across the board? First, it requires a hard look at what doesn't work. Then it...

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Posted on 12/21/2010 01:00 am | 2 Comments
 
Successful Teamwork Results From Clear and Elevating Goals – Part 1
It's the million-dollar question... How do you get a team to develop a clear and elevating goal? By the way, by "clear" I  mean no measurements are needed to know that the goal is reached, and by "elevating" I mean the goal is bold and inspiring. The truth is, no one knows for sure how to get any team to...

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Posted on 09/02/2010 03:07 pm | 2 Comments
 
Applying TeamWisdom: Taking Personal Responsibility Helps the Whole Team
Are you unhappy or frustrated at work? Have you thought this about your team: "I can't be responsible for the quality of my team's efforts." "Getting on a good team is mostly a matter of luck." "If I'm part of a poorly functioning team, and I'm not in charge, there is little I can do but bear it." These kinds...

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Posted on 08/13/2010 08:50 am | No Comments
 
Buy “Teamwork Is an Individual Skill” Before the Price Hike
Can you believe that my book, Teamwork Is an Individual Skill: Getting Your Work Done When Sharing Responsibility, is in its, what, 8th printing (I think)? My publisher just told me that they are raising the price again to $20.95. So if you've been thinking about ordering it (hint hint) now is the time to save a buck before the...

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Posted on 05/09/2008 08:07 am | No Comments
 
My Cranky Middle Manager Podcast Interview Happened Yesterday
Wayne Turmel's Skype rang once, rang twice, rang—oops, my Skype crashed. It was a good omen. A few minutes later when Wayne Turmel and I reconnected, yes on Skype, which is how Wayne Turmel records his Cranky Middle Manager podcast interviews with authors and other experts, Wayne Turmel told me that the more technological glitches suffered during an interview the...

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Posted on 05/08/2008 03:00 pm | No Comments
 
Don’t Skip This Book Like I Did — The Responsibility Virus
InfoQ's Deborah Hartmann reviews the book The Responsibility Virus: How Control Freaks, Shrinking Violets and the Rest of Us Can H Arness the Power of True Partnership, which was published about a year after my own Teamwork Is An Individual Skill: Getting Your Work Done When Sharing Responsibility. I haven't read the book cover-to-cover though I'm well aware of it....

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Posted on 09/17/2007 11:06 pm | No Comments
 
 
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