Category Archives: Team Development

Lead By Greatness: How Character Can Power Your Success

I received a  copy of this book courtesy of the author’s consulting group with the understanding that I would publish are review on my blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google + pages along with Amazon and Goodreads. This is the first … Continue reading

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What Do You Need to Stop Doing?

I just finished reading a book by Joe Calloway called Be the Best At What Matters Most. The book focuses on what it takes to be successful in business and life. I was particularly moved by his list of the things … Continue reading

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Decisive – Chapter 12 – Trusting the Process

Excerpts from the Book Club Guide on the final chapter: Trusting the decision-making in a home, or in an organization, relies on the fairness of the process. Bargaining is often key to a shared sense of that fairness. Several of … Continue reading

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Decisive – Prepare to Be Wrong – Chapter 11 – Set a Tripwire

  Tripwires are used to make sure that we do not become too complacent in our decision making.  The purpose of tripwires is to make us realize that we do have a choice. Examples used at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Decisive – Prepare to Be Wrong – Chapter 10 – Bookend the Future

  The theme for this chapter is that the future is not a point, but actually is a range. In order to anticipate the future we need to bookend it by considering different outcomes from very bad to very good. … Continue reading

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Decisive – Attain Distance Before Deciding – Chapter 9 –Honor Your Core Priorities

  Here the Heath brothers point out that decision making is not always easy even when you dampen the short-term emotions. They point out that when you are agonizing over a decision it is usually due to a conflict among … Continue reading

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Decisive – Attain Distance Before Deciding – Chapter 8 –Overcome Short-Term Emotion

  In this chapter Chip and Dan focus on how short-term emotions can negatively impact decision making. They open by taking us through an exercise on how car salesmen work to get the buyer to make an emotional connection that … Continue reading

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