Dean Smith Shows Why Inclusive Leadership of Diverse Teams Fosters Creativity and Flexibility

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Dean Smith began his long and historic coaching career at the University of North Carolina in 1961, at the tender age of 30, but already with a long history of compassion … [Read more...]

How Helping Employees Maintain a Work-Life Balance Can Strengthen Teams Within Your Company

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WellStar Health System in Atlanta, Georgia is a great place to work. And it’s not just the not-for-profit health group’s 14,000 employees who think so. For two years … [Read more...]

Cognitive Flexibility in Leadership Can Make Any NC Business As Nimble As a Small Business

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It was 4th down on the two-yard line, early in the first quarter of a September 2013 game between the struggling Carolina Panthers and the go-nowhere Giants. The choice … [Read more...]

Are You Leading with Integrity and Passion?

Think back on your work career; try to remember those leaders or mentors that really stand out. What made you think of them? Why did they stand out? If you are … [Read more...]

Choosing Project Team Members: The Five Employees You Need on Every Team

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Kaitlyn’s company had a big contract coming up and she wanted to put the perfect team together to finish the job. As a very involved CEO, her first step seemed obvious. … [Read more...]

How to Increase Employee Engagement in the Workplace

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We recently encountered a client with a problem. They wanted to build their business with an engaged, cooperative workforce—a common goal of so many of our clients. … [Read more...]

Leading A Small But Effective Team

  We believe that great teamwork is essential to an organization. It enables businesses to achieve goals that an individual working alone cannot. Employees can … [Read more...]

Critical Aspects For Creating A Successful, High Performing Team

Have you ever been a part of a TEAM, a true team? Whether it is in your profession, an athletic team, or in your community, chances are that if you have, you remember the … [Read more...]

Communicate More Effectively With Your Team By Following “The Platinum Rule”

The Golden Rule is something I hear about quite often: “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” I grew up with that rule, but over the years, it has … [Read more...]

Capabilities Required To Have Good Conflict Or Intense Fellowship

Do you remember talking about the “fight or flight” instinct in school? Have you seen it in action? During a team meeting recently, one person intended to “fight” … [Read more...]