You’ve probably heard that 20% of what you do is producing 80% of the results. Or maybe someone told you that 80% of the issues you deal with come from only 20% of your people. They most likely called this the Pareto Principle. What is this Pareto Principle, where did… Read More »What is the 80/20 Rule and Why Should I Care?
Where would we be today without the technology which enables us to turn on a camera and have meetings and conferences with others anywhere around the globe?
Conflict comes in two forms: good and bad. Good conflict is disagreement and debate and a hard look at ideas and solutions. Good conflict results in even better ideas and solutions. Bad conflict is name calling, and personal attacks, and disengagement. Bad conflict results in team dysfunction.
A common cause of bad conflict is communication. We each have our own expectations of how we want others to communicate with us.
Really, the only way to get street smarts is to be on the street. It’s great if you can hire someone who already has the knowledge and experience you need, but that’s often unlikely. The fact is, people will grow into the job; if you let them.
After many years of hard work Jack was offered a very coveted position, one for which few were considered, and he could barely contain his excitement. He went home to tell his family, but his teenage son had news of his own and ignored Jack’s enthusiasm. There was a high… Read More »Take Time to Smell the Roses
You’ve probably heard that 20% of what you do is producing 80% of the results. Or maybe someone told you that 80% of the issues you deal with come from only 20% of your people. They most likely called this the Pareto Principle. But did you know that the real… Read More »The Real Pareto
When I was researching Balancing the Generations I interviewed a woman who had worked for a long time for a company in the Northwest. Her company, recognizing that many of their employees were of the Baby Boom Generation and would be retiring, set up a task force to develop a… Read More »The Challenge of Age and Team Conflict – A Leader’s Opportunity
This article was submitted by guest blogger Sophia Katrina. In this day and age of digital dependency, employees are more isolated than ever before, even if they are working in the same office. This might make you wonder if itâ€™s still essential for bosses to foster teamwork and collaboration. It… Read More »How Can You Foster a Collaborative Spirit?
TheÂ Rocky Mountain Aviation Leadership Workshop. Investing in good leadership is what makes the difference between an average team and a great team. As studies by McKinsey, Deloitte, and others have shown, effectively leading people requires a specific skill set so leadership development positively affects a company’s success. If you work… Read More »Rocky Mountain Aviation Leadership Workshop
The Daedalus Group has partnered with the University of New Mexico Continuing Education to provide the Leader’s Confidence Course, an intense 2-day experience that gives new supervisors and managers basic skills to effectively lead their teams. Leading other people can be a daunting and even frightening experience. Faced with strong-willed… Read More »The Leader’s Confidence Course Offered Through University of New Mexico Continuing Education