A team’s success cannot be attributed to a single member.  We’ve all seen the cheesy motivational poster proclaiming “There is no I in TEAM” and as cliche as that may sound, it is true.  A team has multiple people with different personalities, motivators, and styles that work together to form a cohesive unit. Each individual’s…

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… Another reason flexible work practices kick a$$. Good morning! For any of you based in NJ/NY, I hope you’re working from home today and watching the snow fall. Our team is working remotely today as well and I wanted to share some brief insights on how we make it work for us. Technology: We use #slack to…

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  Teamwork makes the dream work.  It’s cliché, but we all want to head into the office every day knowing we can work effectively with our teams to meet company goals.  Despite best efforts and intentions, things happen that impact team performance. As a manager, you find yourself the person responsible for solving these performance…

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Are you looking to scale your organization? Here are some processes and practices that we’ve implemented with our clients to help them grow – sometimes really, really, fast.  Use them to help your company stand out in terms of how you attract and retain talent in your organization. Start with Culture… Build your organization with…

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Most organizations ask two questions when they allocate budget for employee training needs: How much time and money are we spending on training? What’s our return on the investment? The first point is a lot easier to measure than the second, but the second is more meaningful. Time and Money: When budgeting for training, measure both the out of…

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We work with several startup companies and many of their founders spent some of their professional lives working for larger corporations before starting their own businesses. They come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, but there are a couple of things that they have in common. One is that they didn’t love having a boss.…

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This project was part of a corporate leadership development program for hi potential talent and brought together about 50 senior professionals from over a dozen countries and across all company functions.  Many of them were meeting for the first time and would be working together as part of a virtual project team over the next…

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