The power of team

The power of team

Have you ever played on a team? My daughter is on the state championship volleyball team in Colorado. She didn’t actually play with the varsity girls in the championship, but when they held the assembly, all the players on the team stood up… because it takes the...

A Great Leader is like a Fine Wine

This is not just a metaphor. There are some noteworthy similarities between the challenges of the winemaker and the leadership development experience. I’ve gleaned this amazing knowledge from my copy of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wine. Take a look. To...

10 days to what executive women want

When I worked for The Center for Creative Leadership we used to joke that there is no such thing as a leadership emergency. Seeing what I’ve seen in the past few years, I disagree. We are right smack in the middle of a leadership emergency. The current dearth in...
Detox Formula for Teams

Detox Formula for Teams

Last week I spoke with two groups. One was an intact team, the other was a group of professionals who manage teams in their respective organizations. Both groups have the same issues. Both groups asked: Why don’t more people act like grown ups? Why don’t...