August 15, 2012
In any type of organization, big and small alike, it is very much important for everybody who are part of the organization to be able to focus on one thing, and that is to be able to attain the goals .
December 05, 2011
Caroline was getting average to slightly above average grades as a first semester freshman in college when her TA (teacher’s aide) in an entry level math class asked her if she would tutor a ..
October 27, 2011
With each passing year, our pace is going to increase even more. How can we manage to keep our lives sane in the midst of these hectic times? One of the most important ways to maintain sanity is to ..
July 21, 2011
Being a good follower is tough—probably tougher than being a leader. How many leadership programs have you attended in your adult life? When did you attend your first program? Now when did you .
May 13, 2011
Seven mistakes made by new (and even some seasoned) captains. The challenges facing leaders today is never ending and we get caught up in the stuff necessary to accomplish the immediate task at hand .
April 18, 2011
In 1985 Beth was a closer for a mortgage company in the very first refinance boom. She and the rest of her team worked almost 80 hours per week the last two weeks of each month, for most of the year. .
March 28, 2011
Teamwork—What is Missing? If a process is skipped… it usually requires significant work to make the correction. Bob was out one Sunday afternoon and dropped by a new concept house. ..
March 07, 2011
Theresa is the type of person who is up by 5:00 AM working out in her home gym by 5:30. She showers, has the kid’s lunches packed and is at the office working by 7:00 everyday. By all accounts ..
February 15, 2011
Coping with Different People So that we don't make them difficult Difficult people are not difficult, they are just different; we make them difficult. - Coach Joe Gilliam Have you ever worked with ..
January 26, 2011
To become a successful network marketer, it would be important to put to mind the ideal traits, characteristics, and personalities possessed by individuals whom have succeeded in network marketing. ..
December 30, 2010
Does MBWA Really Work? Inch by inch it's a cinch; by the mile, it's a trial. - Zig Ziglar MBWA - Management by Walking Around. This concept has been around for over a hundred years. Throughout the ..
December 07, 2010
20 Blockbuster Movies to Advance Any Team Teamwork manifests itself in many different ways. Most noticeably we see it in sports and the sport most people view as a team sport is basketball, followed .
October 25, 2010
Using RESPECT to work through conflict on your team. Many people believe that conflict is unhealthy and in reality the opposite is true. The main secret is that the conflict must be directed towards .
October 01, 2010
Things you need to do before and after getting promoted. Tyler had been working with his company for about three years when he was promoted to a management position. He was excited not only because ..
July 30, 2010
Getting Fired in Voicemail What's the effect on the rest of the team? A couple of years ago I heard from a colleague that he had been fired in voice mail. After asking him about this he told me ..
May 18, 2010
Six Quick Tips to Terrific Teamwork Think about your team—what are the types of people on your team? Have you ever wondered why some teams are so quick to work together and others are not? ..
January 24, 2010
The third week in May is a very special week in Annapolis, MD. It is Commencement Week for the United States Naval Academy midshipmen, and every year the Blue Angels rehearse on Tuesday and perform ..
November 10, 2008
Teamwork within organizations continues to be an ongoing subject of discussion. Many individuals and organizations have experienced both success and failure when implementing a team-based process. ..
September 27, 2008
Have you ever come across this statistic? => Statistics show that up to 95% of businesses fail within the first 5 years, and of those survive, 95% of them fail in the next 5 years. Does it look ..
September 24, 2008
The Gunnery Sergeant assigned to my class during Officer Candidate School (OCS) was big, mean and made Lou Gossett Jr. (from an “Officer and a Gentleman") look like a kitty cat. Seemingly, ..
September 17, 2008
Owning an asset comes with a lot of conditions. Maintaining the asset in an impressive state is a major condition that has to be attended to by the owner. He might want to maintain his asset ..
August 24, 2008
Humans are the funniest creatures. We all like to be right. We all like to win. We all like to be popular and have lots of friends and supporters. Not many go out of their way to be found wrong, to ..
August 22, 2008
Isn't it strange that when we try to commend people at times it backfires in the most unpredictable ways? I found it rather perplexing just recently when I sent an email commending a certain manager .
August 18, 2008
With all the buzz about Michael Phelps winning a record eight gold medals in Beijing, it's easy to overlook the efforts of the men who made three of those gold medals a reality - his teammates. After .
August 18, 2008
My first two years in the Navy were less than productive. As a young 18 year old, I was loud, obnoxious, and thought many things were funny that my supervisors didn't. On the opposite end, ..