This team-building activity is about as low maintenance and adaptable as you can get. It can be used with existing teams, groups of people getting together for the first time or 1:1 with someone you want to get to know better. It can be done anywhere and anytime: at the start of a team meeting, … More Team-Building Activity: The Magic Question Bowl
Archimedes of Syracuse (a Greek mathematician and physicist in the third century B.C.) said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” An ambitious undertaking to be sure and yet helping a team make the shift from average performance to high performance often … More Shift Your World, Use Questions as Levers
Wish lists, to do lists, shopping lists, playlists, guest lists, someday maybe lists, don’t do lists. It seems the list of lists is infinite. And while some people are on a mission to eliminate lists because they believe they prompt robot-like busyness instead of effectiveness, I am of the opinion the check-it-off bias is a … More What’s on Your “To Ask” List?
I love having a garden. I delight in seeing different flowers grow and bloom at different times of the year. I am not by any stretch of the imagination a master gardener – someone who has been trained in the science and art of gardening and able to advise and educate others on gardening practices. I know the … More Leadership Lessons from Master Gardeners