WANTED:  A match made in heaven

WANTED: A match made in heaven

Who hasn’t seen a job posting filled with a grand list technical skills and experience requirements?  But when that “perfect” candidate arrives, with just the right combination of expertise and years of experience, are you also assessing that candidate for FIT with...
Back to School with DiSC

Back to School with DiSC

It’s August, and kids are headed back to school!  Supplies are being bought, and classes and activities are being scheduled.  For kids, this prep can be met with excitement, lots of thought and planning, but it may also be stressful or overwhelming.  As adults, we may...
Part 2: The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

Part 2: The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

Last week we examined five common problems that plague teams and their ability to collaborate effectively.  If you haven’t seen one or two (or all five) of these dysfunctions in action, please send the address and photos of the lonely tropical island where you’ve been...
Part 1: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Part 1: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The staff meeting is more of a lecture and less of a discussion or debate…again.  The league championship is lost when the star player makes the game all about how many points HE scores.  In the conference room, everyone agrees on the best solution, but the water...
Follow the Leader: Planning for a Smooth Transition

Follow the Leader: Planning for a Smooth Transition

You’ve spent years (perhaps even decades) establishing and growing a successful firm, including an experienced, high performance team and clients who rely on your high quality, unique services.  But the time has come when you’re ready for something new.  Maybe it’s a...