How is Your Culture Doing?

There has been lots of thinking, concern, and even handwringing about the future of teams and culture in many organizations. As people have thought about and implemented a [...]

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Does a Team of Stars Guarantee a Star Team?

The idea for this post comes from being a fan of college basketball. I enjoy the action, excitement, and suspense of the games. But I also draw leadership, [...]

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Remote Workers Have a Responsibility to Their In-Office Teammates

We spend a lot of time here talking about how managers should adapt to those who work remotely. That frequently includes those who come into the office a [...]

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Prioritizing Team Relationships

During the pandemic, many people found that they tightened up their circle of commitment and communication and relationships. And because of that, many relationships actually got better, even [...]

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The Power of a Shared Future Focus

I began my career as a nuclear engineering officer in the United States Navy submarine fleet. Towards the end of my time in the US Navy, I served [...]

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A Study on Innovation and Why It Matters

Everyone knows that being in the same room is better for creativity than working apart, and that’s why people are heading into the office at least part-time. We [...]

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Do I Have to Like My Teammates?

No one works on an island. Even if you do literally work on an island, you don’t work alone – you still have colleagues and teammates. The question [...]

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Does Working Remotely Make the Workplace Less Toxic?

We are reading a lot about Return to Office (RTO) and how it’s critical to company culture that people get together. In fact, senior executives are telling us [...]

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Gratitude as a Team Sport

You know that when we are grateful, we feel better and have a better attitude and outlook. Because of that, we know that gratitude is good. But those [...]

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How Often Should I Have One-on-Ones?

By Kevin Eikenberry You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. Hi, I’m Kevin Eikenberry, answering the questions that new leaders ask us. Actually, it’s our goal to help all [...]

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