Monthly Archives: April 2012

Timing is Everything for Team Building

As part of my ongoing series of interviews with authors, inventors, executives, and other worthy people, I had the pleasure of getting to know Jane Lovas, a business advisor who has also authored a book, Seen and Sustained: Best Practices in Communication that Increase the Visibility of Small and Diverse Businesses. One of Jane’s many […] more

Southwest Airlines Understands Team Building

Southwest Airlines seems to always head the list of “best company to work for” and “most efficient airline” and “healthiest culture”, etc. And deservedly so. It’s no secret that Southwest achieves all this by design. They have a powerful branding and core values strategy that includes execution in the minutest detail. They know that their […] more

Understand the Power of the Introverts on Your Teams

Much personal creativity is developed in solitude. As Susan Cain so aptly presents in her TED presentation (see below), introverts should be included as part of every creative team. Introverts may go off on their own to have profound insights that they bring back to the team. She makes a case for why introverts don’t […] more

I Am a Team Building Therapist

I have been called a lot of strange (mostly good) names in my life but team building therapist is a new one for me. I am not complaining; I rather like it. Here is the context. A colleague was asking my advice about using team building activities at his place of business to address low […] more