We know leaders want the precious time they have with their teams to be productive and full of connection. It’s challenging to keep energy up when the stakes are high. Combat common issues leaders juggle when staring down the challenge of holding effective meetings with these helpful ideas.Read More
Trebuchet Group Blog: videos, stories, news and tips you can use
As a leader, you’re something of a gardener. It’s your job to nurture people and the culture so there’s a positive environment - a place where people are growing into their best selves, cultivating their talents, and working together for everyone’s benefit. Without tending, your company can become as unwelcoming as that gravel-strewn back lot of weeds.
Consider these five steps to tend your cultural garden as you work and lead.Read More
Whether you are an individual contributor, a department head, or a CEO answering to a board, you can often find yourself in the position of being asked to do more work than is possible given the time and resources available.
The bad news is I don’t have a magic formula for adding infinitely more work capacity.
The good news is I do have some magic phrases for responding to requests (or demands) for more work in a way that manages your capacity while still being a good team player.Read More
If you're a frequent flyer of this blog and our newsletter, you already know Ripple Leaders are people committed to working on themselves, their colleagues, and their organizations for shared success now and into the future...Read More
Are you stuck in a rut? Are you noticing that you want to move on but can't? Take some time to think about where you want to be. Visualize yourself standing there, already savoring your achievement.Read More
So, you decide to institute a change in your organization, and then it gets tough. Chris unpacks how to have patience for the process.
What do you do when you feel like your leader is a barrier to success in the organization? Chris shares some insights for how you can lead your leader.
A little mea culpa is in order here.
The good news is that I've been working with some amazing clients alongside colleagues, and making a real difference to leaders and teams around the country.
The bad news is - yep - I got stuck working in the business instead of on the business. I've posted updates and started discussions in LinkedIn, and have tweeted occasionally, yet I have not done much marketing beyond doing the best job possible for the clients we have right now.
It's completely addicting, and yet...Read More
You will almost never find a case study or lesson that precisely fits the problem you're aiming to solve. You won't find a book that shows you what someone precisely like you did to solve a problem precisely like this one.Read More