Category Archives: Great Results

5 Easy and Effective Virtual Teambuilding Activities and Ideas for Team Leaders

Are you and your team are stuck in quarantine and unable to maintain your daily interactions with each other over the next few weeks?   Are you and your team separated as part of a virtual team that has teammates at different locations permanently?   Are you unable to schedule an in-person teambuilding event and […]

Three astonishing productive questions to ask yourself when facing adversity

If you are facing adversity, you can either suffer through it and wait for things to change, or you can lead by asking yourself these three astonishing questions – and then acting on the answers your mind provides. As a coach, our players’ strength was all gained through resistance training. You might be surprised by […]

How to Use Pronouns and Prepositions to Improve Teamwork and Performance

Follow my blog with Bloglovin As a teammate or team leader, you know that choosing the right words to use can improve teamwork and performance.   The wrong words can be devastating to team morale and individual engagement – but when you use winning phrases you can have a significant positive impact on your team […]

Add Common SINCE to STOP WISHING and Improve Ownership Thinking on Your Team

Have you noticed that there is a HUGE difference in the productivity of people who are WISHING versus people who accept reality and move forward with action?   One of my high school coaches years ago used to say that “Wishing is what people do when they don’t want to work”   And the more […]

The BEST $20 You Can Spend to Improve Teamwork

Recognition and morale have a tremendous impact on the productivity of your team. And, as a teammate or team leader, one of the greatest challenges is to EFFECTIVELY spend your professional development money so you improve teamwork and create a positive, high-performing culture.   But that is the problem…   Much like the old marketing […]

2 Teambuilding Activities to Use at Your Conference to Boost Interaction and Impact

We remember what we experience! And when you are planning a conference, as important as the content of your chosen speakers will be, Conferences are about CONNECTIONS!   As an event professional, these three goals are important to keep in mind when you are hiring speakers and putting together your conference agenda:   1-Connecting people […]

How to Increase attendance, engagement and impact at your next conference!

One of the things that I am most proud of as a teamwork and teambuilding speaker is the audience engagement during my programs and the impact that is seen following them. As a coach and teacher for two decades, I learned what most experienced event professionals also know – that TELLING IS NOT TEACHING!   […]

If an Onboarding Plan is NOT Your Greatest Challenge with New Teammates, What Is?

As a team leader or member, one of the greatest challenges you have is welcoming a new teammate and “showing them the ropes.” But onboarding is NOT the most important part of bringing in someone new. As a teacher and coach, I used to tell my students and athletes that it was less important how […]

TWO Powerful Questions to Use Instead of Asking “What’s Wrong?”

When somebody asks you “what’s wrong?” it automatically invites you to deliver a list of complaints or to explain why you are not okay in that moment… Great teammates and leaders know that the quality of our life, and our leadership, is determined by the quality of the questions we ask!    So what can […]

Better Email Communication With Your Team is Easy as 1-2-3!

Most every leader wants to have better communication with their team. The challenge is that meetings are difficult and you cannot always have a face-to-face with your entire team or even the individuals you may need to share information with.   So you send out an email… And then you wonder…   Did they open […]