Teamwork

Are You a Leader or Task Manager?

When I see clients running around, never quite getting ahead of the ball, my inner anthropologist kicks in. Such frenzied activity offers important clues which tell me those clients: (1) haven’t delegated enough; (2) are at the mercy of their calendar and outer circumstances; and...

The New COO is a People Development Officer

The new world of a Chief Operations Officer (COO) often looks like a world with no actual building. Often it comprises a virtual operation with teams stretched across multiple cultures and time zones. So how does that shift the job description?...

Your Company: Real Teamwork or Fantasy Football?

The hardest thing for most people to do is lead by getting out of the way. There’s a common theme I’ve found in conversations with hundreds of human beings that I like to call the “fantasy football of leadership.”...