Do Relationships Maketh The Team?

By |21 Nov 2017|

For better team performance, focus on the relationships; for better individual performance, focus on the team. SPORT IS always a good reference for team performance and for this subject there is no better example than the South African Super Rugby team, The Lions. Despite a proud tradition, the Lions had been on a downhill trajectory for years. They had provided many of the players who won the 1995 Rugby World Cup for South Africa. They had won the first international [...]

Team Performance Needs More Than A Team-Build

By |23 Oct 2015|

Improved team performance needs skill in handling the relational issues. A plain ol' team-build just doesn't cut it anymore. PEOPLE ARE generally hired because they can do the job. Yet, when team performance suffers, we start to look at individual performance or process issues. Or, we decide to try an activity-based team-build. More often than not, when team performance is low, it's not because people don't know what to do. It's usually because they are not able to do what [...]

What We Men Fear Most

By |20 Jan 2014|

If we learn more from our failures than from our successes, then where are the biographies of “failing” men? They don’t exist! Why? What we men fear most is sharing the story of our perceived failures.

Life Learnings from Walter Mitty

By |13 Jan 2014|

There is a hero inside everyone waiting to get out. So all you daydreamers out there, here's a kick-in-the-pants list of life sessions from the latest movie version of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

You Are Never Too Old to Start

By |5 Aug 2013|

Do we have the opportunity to recreate ourselves? Yes, especially in today's world we do. Two or three career paths are possible for the adventurous. Here are some great examples and an article with even more.

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