Team Building with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Team Building with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

At CSR, we’re all about implementation. It’s the R in CSR: Results. We work to get it done, and we practice what we preach, implementing recommendations within our own organization and not just for our clients. Case in point: In our latest blog series, Betsy wrote...
Seasons: Time to Turn

Seasons: Time to Turn

Not only is the song by The Byrds a good reminder that it’s time to turn with a new season (it actually comes from Ecclesiastes 3:1-8), but the weather forces you to admit that there is change (and, if you’re in Atlanta, pollen) in the air.  What does that...
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...
Welcome, Kaile!

Welcome, Kaile!

CSR is excited to announce the addition of a new Client Manager, Kaile Daffron. Kaile believes in a multi-faceted approach to problem solving, seeking solutions from multiple disciplines. She brings more than a decade of experience to the CSR team in managing...
A key ingredient in our secret sauce: Meeting Minutes

A key ingredient in our secret sauce: Meeting Minutes

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re in a meeting, ideas are flying, plans are being made, and everyone’s energized and excited about putting ideas into action. After a productive session, you leave the conference room and head back to your desk to catch up on the...