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Your instincts

Rod was in turmoil about what to do. A seasoned project leader, he most enjoys helping others succeed, pulling together loose ends, creating a harmonious team that achieves its goals and more. The bumps, detours, people problems along the way energize him. But this large project was fraught with problems, hampered by minimal resources, with

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Cracks in your team

In coaching conversations these last few weeks, it’s clear the work culture is shifting for some, hybrid for many. Most like having no set place to sit when they work in the office. It fosters collaboration, they say. Their collaborative, teamwork mindset is evident. They enjoy getting things done with and through others. They’re aware

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Your cracks

Sometimes you’re the bat, sometimes you’re the ball.Sometimes you’re the bug, sometimes you’re the windshield. Those colloquial sayings are intended to give us a visual, often soliciting a groan or a chuckle. But I want to give you another visual. Kintsugi – an ancient Japanese art form. When an object like a vase, a cup or a

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Look at it creatively

You know that sick-to-your-stomach feeling when something unexpected happens that you don’t want? I was talking with a couple of clients last week who were feeling that way because key players on their teams told them they’re leaving. The leaders were glad their people were selected for promotions, or had decided to pursue a dream,

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