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Engage Yourself and Your Team for Strategic Results!

In past posts I have shared the development of the Collaborative Leadership process and the Strategic Planning aspect taken directly from my experience in working with top level executive teams, and organizing and attending their strategic planning meetings where collaborative discussion takes place and strategies are created. However, during the ensuing year, I’ve noticed that…
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How to Make the Strategic Jump from an I-Pod to the We-Pod

While everyone agrees collaboration creates results, resistance to spending the time and resources to allow for teams to learn how to collaborate effectively has led to isolated, disconnected employees (I-Pods) rather than more productive, collaborative teams (We-Pods). I am part of the shift towards the Collaborative Leadership Model and to creating a collaborative culture that will…
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Lift Your Expectations for Connection and High Performance: Become a We-Pod

In today’ post, I would like to particularly acknowledge all of you in the Bridging Associates Community for moving to create more focus on the elements of communication and connection within your teams that lead to greater success. In working with leaders and their teams, my experience has shown me that as they begin to…
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Cultural Behavior Changes That Will Improve Your Company Productivity – Part IV

Last week I introduced the third behavioral change, Alignment and Collaboration, in creating a company culture that aligns individual productivity with team values and goals, and the importance of changing the culture to be solution-oriented rather than placing blame. In today’s post I address the fourth aspect, Implementing Strategic Goals. • Proactive vs. Reactive • Focus vs.…
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Are Your Teams Taking Accountability for Their Results?

In my last blog post “Are Your Executive Teams Looking Up for Answers?” I talked about the importance of the Communication component in the Team Alignment process and suggested you make it a priority to schedule in advance a team meeting each week for the next four weeks. Hopefully you have had your first meeting by…