Category Archives: Great Results

How Can I Get Rid of Silos on My Team?

If you are wondering how to get rid of silos, I have a newsflash for you… Workplace silos are NOT barriers to be torn down. (True story!) Silos are VALUABLE connections! You don’t want to get rid of silos, because they demonstrate existing links between people based upon shared challenges, values, and contexts. You see […]

How Can I More Effectively Manage a Remote Team?

One of the growing concerns for people who manage and lead project teams in any industry is the issue of remote workers. It has become an increasingly important topic of conversation when people contact me about speaking to their organization or delivering a team building event as part of a retreat day they are planning… […]

Four Collaboration Catalyst Questions to send up and down and across your organization

How often do your people talk? How often do they share information that isn’t just shallow conversation? How well do they know what other people are working on and how they might be able to assist? If you are having issues with collaboration in your organization, the key is to ASSC! (always stay sincerely curious) […]

What Does Your Team Celebrate?

As a coach I had a love/ hate relationship with ESPN. The ESPN network provides around the clock information and scores and (sometimes) interesting commentary about the teams I follow… so I am a fan of SportsCenter… But the same network has also has been the catalyst for an unfortunate contributor to the diminishing quality […]

Forget Results and Focus on What Matters More

What results do you want? Great Results Team Building was founded on the idea that you cannot get great results by focusing on results only…  Great results are a symptom of focusing on connections to people and to a shared purpose. And whatever trophy or result you desire – whether it is for an athletic […]

2 Tricks to Help Your Team Deal With Change

Ever take your kids to get a haircut? So, did they look forward to it? Like many of you, I get my hair cut every month or so.  I know I need to do it.  But not everybody looks forward to getting their haircut. My son, when he was 13 or 14 years old, HATED […]

3 Ancient Quotes from a Stoic to Strengthen Your Team

As a teammate or team leader in any field, if you haven’t heard of Seneca the younger, you are missing out. Seneca was educated in Rome, but had been born in southern Spain over 2,000 years ago. His father was Seneca the Elder, a well-known Roman writer, and Seneca the younger spent his youth focused […]

Building Team Culture – Interview With Pro Business Channel

Hello business owners and team leaders! Interested in ideas that will help YOU create a more profitable and positive culture? I had a great time sharing ideas to improve culture with Rich Casanova,  and the Pro Business Channel – and you can click below to listen to the conversation we had. In it, you will […]

3 Questions to Grow Teammates Who Serve Others

In my experience with corporate and educational groups as a speaker and team building facilitator, I have found that there are 3 levels of servant leadership.   Working with teams in every industry, it seems that one of the greatest issues that groups face is the problem of awareness…   If someone is not AWARE […]

5 Questions to Reflect on at the End of Your Year, Season, or Project

  Teams come together for very specific reasons. Some are joined together for a season of a particular sport. Some are built for an important corporate project. But whatever your area of focus or purpose of being part of a team, at the end of your year… or your season… or your project… there should […]