We Work Together, We Are A Team

We Work Together, We Are A Team

A common mistake business owners or managers make when bringing together a work team is that all team members will fit together and function well right away. This just is not so, each team player needs to first understand what his/her purpose is as an individual player before they can move into a team position.  … Continue reading

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

“We do not have to be stuck where we are.  Our minds are powerful when our hearts are strong. We can move forward to where we want to go, if we give ourselves a powerful enough reason to do it.” ~Unknown Lewis Howes – School of Greatness

Really, I made a mistake?

Really, I made a mistake?

What I made a mistake? Sometimes it is just hard to believe when you have made a mistake, especially when you know what you should have done. Mistakes just happen sometimes, even when we are trying our best and know what we should be doing. The truth is no one likes making mistakes at work.  … Continue reading

Are You Making The Connection?

Are You Making The Connection?

“People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude and that will either enable you to connect and win them over or it will alienate them from you.”  John Maxwell is one of my favorite writers and speakers.  This quote of his above is one that resonates with me.  Attitude is such a critical … Continue reading

Are You Happy?

Are You Happy?

My Italian Father always says “We need to understand that every person is different.”  So often we think everyone should think, feel and understand the way that we do, it just is not so. What is just as important as realizing each one of us is very different from another, is that we individually must … Continue reading

What Type Of Team Do You Work On?

What Type Of Team Do You Work On?

Team meetings or huddles are very important in keeping everyone on the team connected together.  Often times what happens is only one person (whoever is leading the meeting) is the only one who gives input or direction during these meetings so in reality many of the team members can feel disconnected. It is important that … Continue reading

Perspective….

Perspective….

“There is never just one way to look at something – there are always different perspectives, meanings, and perceptions, depending on who is looking.”  The Blind Men and The Elephant Six blind men were discussing exactly what they believed an elephant to be, since each had heard how strange the creature was, yet none had … Continue reading

Creating A Well Functioning Team

Creating A Well Functioning Team

Putting together a work team is not an easy task.  Just because we use the term “team” it doesn’t necessarily mean that the people in the group feel or work together as a team.  The making of a really well-functioning team takes time and trust, which does not happen right away, yet there has to … Continue reading