We are in unprecedented times and things are changing so quickly – it’s hard to keep up! How can we manage this tremendous degree of constant change and make the best decisions possible that will produce high-impact results? Individuals as well as teams experience this, but it becomes even more challenging when we think about […]
How long has it been since you’ve seen members of your team or any stakeholder for that matter? Are you feeling disconnected with them and others in your life? Living through this pandemic has been challenging. Our world has changed forever. But the importance of human connection has not. Coming out of this pandemic will […]
We are living in challenging times… Many corporations are asking people to work virtually through these health challenges we are facing as a global community. This may be new to you and you may or may not like it. What we DO know is that teams can be more productive when faced with a crisis […]
The media was abuzz in September as the Business Roundtable announced the creation of a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. It outlines an enormous shift from the old shareholder-first thinking based on Milton Friedman’s position that “engage in activities designed to increase its profits.” The new statement describes a position that corporations […]
As leaders, we have the self-awareness and knowledge of our own thinking preferences through the HBDI® as well as an important understanding of the need for diverse thinking. We also know that these varying perspectives and expertise can be the greatest strength of high-performing teams as they MUST operate with a high degree of collaboration and innovation to achieve powerful results. The challenge of many viewpoints can be conflict and unless managed well, could result in resentment, antagonism, polarized teams and potentially turnover.