Facilitators – How to define the one your situation needs

Facilitators – How to define the one your situation needs

“I don’t need to be facilitated!” We’ve heard that line over the years, and each time it gives us a bit of a chuckle even though we find it sad that some folks think that people are ‘facilitated.’ Well, that is not the case. However, hearing that statement...
How to be a Good Leader when Leading without Authority

How to be a Good Leader when Leading without Authority

A leader can be someone who is in charge of a company, project, or team…AND can include lots of others that don’t have that mantle of a position title.  How would they lead when they don’t have a title?  Leading with influence. As a facilitator for teams, I have the...
Passion or Purpose – What’s Enabling Your Joy?

Passion or Purpose – What’s Enabling Your Joy?

As parents, teachers or coaches, we are often telling those we are entrusted with to ‘pursue your passion.’  This sounds noble because we don’t want to be telling them to go out and get a job that, as long as it makes good money, it doesn’t really matter how miserable...
Lightning Round – Getting Through Storm to Perform!

Lightning Round – Getting Through Storm to Perform!

The Lightning Round to guide your team through storming to performing When a team starts working together, it’s all well and good…for a while.  Then the “storm” hits.  Conflict and tensions rise.  What is a leader to do?  This is a critical...