Tag Archive: collaboration and teamwork

Thought on Business – Thinking Like a Leader of Teamwork


I just read the start of a discussion in one of my LinkedIn groups called, “Think Like a Leader” and which references an HBR video by Daniel Goleman, who I really like and… Continue reading

Business Haiku – Two cartoons on teamwork


Teams and teamwork and team building. A pretty funny thing that seems so simple but that involves so many bits and pieces. Teams want to form naturally. Put a group of four or… Continue reading

Celebration is a key, to involving them and me: A poem about motivation and success


It is about having fun, playing with new ideas, and then anchoring those new ideas to commitments for improvement. So, people Celebrating Success is an obvious key. It builds spirit and allows for… Continue reading

Teamwork, Communications and Planning – two more poems about work


The “team communications” and agreement cartoon in the boxes below is one that we use a good bit in the debriefing of The Search for The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine, since it has… Continue reading

Teamwork and Decision Making — a poem on performance


Teamwork is about groups of people making shared decisions and working together to implement solutions to shared problems. In our┬áLost Dutchman team building exercise, teams get resources to manage and decisions to make… Continue reading

Lean and Mean – a poem on performance and competition


Teams need to “cross the desert” and get to the Mine where they can find the Gold. This is the metaphor of The Search for The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine and also a… Continue reading

Poem on Teamwork and Collaboration


This is one of the little ditties that rolls out of our Lost Dutchman game, where the goal is to Mine as much Gold as WE can! ALL of us can do better… Continue reading

Running Around sure is FUN! But getting things done?


Activity is not the same as action, and focused actions are a key way to build teamwork and collaboration, improve communications, and increase intrinsic motivation. Ya think? We need to do more things… Continue reading

A poem on Leadership and Communications


You would think that the solutions to problems would be obvious. But one also needs perspective. And teamwork.   Involving and engaging people requires their participation in the act of being involved and… Continue reading

People and Organizational Alignment – Working Together


People sharing a common goal can get a lot more accomplished than people who are each working individually. The key is to keep them motivated and feeling like they are accomplishing the goals… Continue reading

Flying High with Square Wheels


Those Square Wheels are actually good things to have on a hot-air balloon. They work well for helicopters, too. You can also use them for going down very steep hills… ┬áPlus, they cook… Continue reading

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