Why there should be an “I” in TEAM.

I’ve been thinking about this whole concept of sacrificing the self for the team for a couple of days, and then the article below landed in my inbox this morning. For years team building practitioners and leaders have been proclaiming that there should be no “I” in TEAM. I think it’s a concept that’s fundamentally flawed and the breeding place for conflict and discontent. Basic psychology is clear on this…...

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10 Ways to screw up your presentation

I’ve been a global conference speaker and facilitator for over 15 years, and in the last year, the number of requests I get to present “Effective Speaking” classes has more than tripled. This tells me three things .. 1. A lot of people are still giving presentations, 2. Many more people are still having to listen to these presentations, and 3. In general, most presentations suck. It takes practice to give great presentations. Giving bad...

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