Category Archives: Organizational Effectiveness

“Building Collaborative Teams for High Impact” – Vancouver, Nov 2-4, 2017

Team Huddle Harmony Togetherness Happiness ConceptHow do you build a high-performing team? Join me at SFU Continuing Studies in beautiful downtown Vancouver for an intensive leadership course from November 2-4.  Learn alongside leaders from business, tech, government, non-profits and other sectors as we explore essential skills for giving and receiving feedback, addressing conflict, strengthening our power intelligence, clarifying accountability and more, all in support of leading effective teams. Space is limited, so be sure to to register soon:

Building Collaborative Teams for High Impact

November 2 – 4, 2017

8:30 am – 5:30 pm • SFU Vancouver

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7 agreements for productive conversations during difficult times

Here’s some timely advice on working across difference. Sometimes the hardest cuts to bear are from the very people we view as being ‘on the same side’; non-profit blogger Vu Le offers some powerful medicine for prevention and healing. Source: 7 agreements for productive conversations during difficult times

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“Hire Slow, Fire Fast…”

“Hire slow, fire fast” may be a well-used management cliche, but it deserves repetition. Vu Le’s excellent post today lays out why many managers avoid or delay firing under-performing staff – and why it’s almost never worth it.

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