Influencing Your Team’s Culture

Influencing Your Team’s Culture

As a leader, you shape the culture of your team. You have the opportunity – and responsibility – to transform a collection of individuals into a high-performing group. As much as you may want to, you know that you can’t mandate teamwork. Plotters and schemers can...
The Swig Heard ‘Round the World

The Swig Heard ‘Round the World

Senator Marco Rubio chugged a tiny bottle of water during his State of the Union Republic response and instantly became comic fodder. In a swig heard ’round the world, he demonstrated why every executive must learn how to effectively communicate when...
Enough. Stop Interrupting Me!

Enough. Stop Interrupting Me!

Much has been made of the interruptions during the recent Vice Presidential debate. I believe it’s indicative of the “communication interruptus” that’s been breaking out everywhere – from board rooms and meeting rooms to lunch rooms and chat rooms. We’re living in an...