Tag: Gregory

Seven Myths of Effective Teams

There is a surprising amount of misinformation and assumptions out there about effective teamwork and creating and maintaining an effective team. Leaders who believe these myths can actually hamper team cohesion.

Understand the Stages of Team Development

There are four main stages that most teams go through: from forming the team, to growing the team, to becoming a well-oiled machine. I like to call these stages of team development The Four Stages of Team Matriculation

The Foundation of Effective Teamwork: Trust and Respect

For a workplace team, a strong foundation is incredibly important. Effective teamwork must include five interpersonal elements that mesh together to efficiently reach their goals.

Top Seven Ways Leaders Can Destroy Trust

Fostering trust is a key leadership development task for creating a winning culture within every team and a challenge that must be met.

Is ‘Absentee Leadership’ Sucking the Life Out of Your Company?

Are “absentee leaders” wreaking havoc on your employees? Here’s how to identify these leaders and how to avoid putting them into management roles.

Strong Leaders Build Trust By Revealing Weakness

Even among teams that have worked together for years, there’s room to build trust between team members and their leader. For teams that have recently undergone a fundamental change – such as absorbing new members from other teams, or resizing to a smaller team – re-forming and rebuilding trust are absolutely critical.