Archive for May, 2011

Defining The Characteristics Required to Form a Focused Team

A focused team consists of motivated people that are constantly adapting to ongoing challenges and that are using their collective resources to find innovative solutions to solve problems and achieve common objectives. What are the characteristics required to form a …


Shared Leadership and Superior Dialogue Levels: How to Better Mobilize as a Team

The type of dialogue used in groups, organizations and in everyday situations is one of the most important ways that one can mobilize, motivate, give confidence and encourage innovation amongst workers. The quality of the dialogue can influence whether members …


Some of the Most Common Misconceptions on Leadership and How They Affect our Way of Thinking About the Subject

There are common misconceptions on leadership that influence our way of thinking on the subject and affect how we face everyday challenges. My interviews, research and case-studies on leadership have helped me come up with three false beliefs in many …


Reinforcing a Group’s Collective Confidence to Increase Innovation and Performance

In order to demonstrate the importance of a team’s collective confidence and the effect it can have on every member’s attitude, here are two fictional teams with characteristics based on my observations of various organizations.

 

There is team 1 …